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prБДС EN 12100:2023

Plastics piping systems - Polyethylene (PE) valves - Test method for resistance to bending between supports

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40.20     Nov 2, 2023

40.60    Jan 11, 2024



European Standard



This document specifies a test method for the resistance to bending of a test piece, made of a valve assembled together with two pipes and placed between supports, when subjected to internal pressure.
This document is applicable to valves with a polyethylene (PE) body for use with pipes having a nominal outside diameter from greater than 63 mm up to and including 400 mm and intended for the transport of fluids.
When specified in the product standard, this document can be applied to valves of material different than PE.

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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


БДС EN 12100:2003


prБДС EN 12100:2023
40.20 DIS ballot initiated
Nov 2, 2023

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Adopted from prEN 12100 IDENTICAL


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