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БДС EN 17278:2021

Natural gas vehicles - Vehicle fuelling appliances

Oct 14, 2021

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60.60     Oct 14, 2021



European Standard



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This document covers the design and manufacturing, installation and testing, operation and maintenance for vehicle fuelling appliances (VFAs) - the assemblies of the pressure equipment with
- maximum compressor flow rate 20 scm/h,
- maximum fuelling pressure 200 bar at 15°C,
intended for the non-commercial fuelling of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) with compressed natural gas (CNG).
This document is applicable to VFAs supplied with natural gas as defined in local applicable gas composition regulations or EN 16723-2, or with other gases meeting these requirements including biomethane, upgraded coal-bed methane (CBM) and gas from liquefied natural gas (LNG) vaporizer (on-site or off-site).
In case of combination of the certified VFA assembly with additional equipment, such as external storage and/or dispenser, EN ISO 16923 applies to the new assembly - the certified VFA assembly with added external equipment.
In case of combinations of interconnected VFA assemblies, EN ISO 16923 applies to the whole new assembly of the certified VFA assemblies.

Directives and Regulations

When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


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


Directive 2014/94/EU of The European Parliament and of The Council of 22 October 2014 on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure

Life cycle


БДС EN 17278:2021
60.60 Standard published
Oct 14, 2021

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Adopted from EN 17278:2021