EN 13348:2016

Copper and copper alloys - Seamless, round copper tubes for medical gases or vacuum EN 13348:2016

Publication date:   Oct 17, 2016

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Oct 19, 2022


CEN/TC 133 Copper and copper alloys

European Norm

23.040.15   Non-ferrous metal pipes



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This European Standard specifies the requirements, sampling, test methods and conditions of delivery for copper tubes.
It is applicable to seamless round copper tubes having an outside diameter from 6 mm up to and including 219 mm for pipeline systems under vacuum or for distributing the following medical gases intended to be used at operating pressures up to 2 000 kPa:
- oxygen, nitrous oxide, nitrogen, helium, carbon dioxide, xenon;
- medical air;
- specific mixtures of these above mentioned gases;
- air for driving surgical tools;
- anaesthetic gases and vapours.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2014/68/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pressure equipment


Life cycle


EN 13348:2008


EN 13348:2016
90.93 Standard confirmed
Oct 19, 2022