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Leak detection systems - Part 5: Requirements and test/assessment methods for in-tank gauge systems and pressurised pipework systems prEN 13160-5 rev

General information

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CEN/TC 393 Equipment for storage tanks and for filling stations

European Norm


This Document gives requirements and corresponding test\assessment methods applicable to leak detection kits, based on volumetric loss from within the tank and/or pipework system. The kits usually comprise:
- Measuring Device;
- Evaluation Device;
- Alarm Device.
Intended use:
Leak Detection kits are intended to be used in\with single or double skin underground tanks or single or double skin underground and/or aboveground pipework designed for flammable liquids having a flash point not exceeding 100 °C.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


EN 13160-5:2016


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