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БДС EN 13648-2:2004

Cryogenic vessels - Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure - Part 2: Bursting disc safety devices for cryogenic service

Dec 28, 2004
Dec 28, 2004

General information

90.93     Sep 7, 2018



European Standard

13.240     23.020.40  

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This European Standard specifies the requirements for the design, manufacture and testing of bursting disc safety devices for cryogenic service, i.e. for operation with cryogenic fluids below - 10 °C in addition to operation at ambient temperature. It is a requirement of this standard that the bursting disc safety device(s) comply with prEN ISO 4126-2. In the event of different requirements, this standard takes precedence over that standard.
This standard is restricted to bursting disc safety devices not exceeding a size of DN 100 designed to relieve single phase vapours or gases. A bursting disc assembly can be specified, constructed and tested such that it is suitable for use with more than one gas or with mixtures of gases.
NOTE This standard does not provide methods for determining the capacity of bursting disc safety devices for a particular cryogenic vessel. Such methods are provided in prEN 13648-3.

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.


Transport of dangerous goods by road


Transport of dangerous goods by rail


Transport of dangerous goods by road (94/55/EC Dir. amendment)


Transport of dangerous goods by rail (96/49/EC Dir. amendment)


Pressure equipment


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


БДС EN 13648-2:2004
90.93 Standard confirmed
Sep 7, 2018

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Adopted from EN 13648-2:2002