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of 9 June. December 2002,
laying down technical requirements for simple pressure vessels
Government orders under section 22 of Act No. 22/1997 Coll., on technical
requirements for products and amending and supplementing certain acts, as amended by
Act No. 71/2000 Coll. and Act No. 204/2002 Coll. (hereinafter the "Act") to
the implementation of § 11 (1) 2, section 11a. 2 (a). (c)), § 12 para. 1 and 3 and section 13
paragraph. 2 of the Act:
(1) the provisions of this regulation are in accordance with the law of the European Communities ^ 1)
laying down technical requirements for simple pressure vessels.
(2) for the purposes of this regulation, (a simple pressure vessel
"the vessel") considers any welded vessel subject to internal pressure
greater than 0.5 bar, intended to contain air or nitrogen and which is not
exposed to the flame and whose parts and assemblies having an effect
the fortress are made either of non-alloy steel, of
non-alloy aluminium or aluminium alloys from the uncured. In doing so,
It is made from either the cylindrical part of the circular cross-section closed outside
arched or flat coaxial cylindrical parts, or two
concentric vaulted day. Its highest working pressure not higher
than 30 bar and the product of the pressure and the volume of the container (hereinafter referred to as "PS. In ") is not
more than 10 000 bar. L and the lowest working temperature is not lower than-50
St. (C) and the maximum working temperature for containers made of steel is not higher than 300
St. (C) and for containers made of aluminium or aluminium alloy is not higher than 100
(3) this Regulation shall not apply to
a) vessels specially designed for nuclear use, failure of which
may cause an emission of radioactivity,
b) containers specially designed for placement on the vessels and aircraft, and in
c) fire extinguishers.
(4) laid down under this regulation are products within the meaning of § 12 para.
1 (b). and) of vessels manufactured in series.
Placing of containers on the market and putting into service
(1) containers can be placed on the market and put into service only if they
they do not compromise with proper installation and maintenance, and the use of the intended purpose
the safety of persons, domestic animals or property.
(2) the container of which the product of PS. V is greater than 50 bar. L must satisfy the
technical requirements referred to in annex 1 to this Regulation (hereinafter referred to as
(3) the container of which the product of PS. V is 50 bar. L or less, must be
manufactured in accordance with good engineering practice of a Member
State of the European Union and must be marked as indicated in item 1
Annex 2 to this regulation, with the exception of the CE marking.
(4) the essential requirements shall be considered satisfied if the containers are in
conformity with the safety requirements of harmonised Czech technical
standards, where applicable, foreign technical standards transposing in
the Member States of the European Union harmonised European standards (Section 4a
of the Act).
The conformity assessment procedures
(1) the manufacturer or his authorised representative ensures the conformity of the
containers (section 12, paragraph 4, of the Act) for which the product of PS. In the more than 50 bar. L,
before the start of manufacture of the vessels, the procedures referred to in paragraph 2 and, in the course of the
the production process of the vessels, the procedures referred to in paragraph 3.
(2) before the start of manufacture of the vessels
and) in accordance with technical standards according to § 2 (2). 4 the manufacturer
or his authorised representative shall, at its option, shall ensure
1. the notified body ^ 2) checking of the design and manufacturing
referred to in point 3 of annex 2 to this regulation; notified body
will issue the certificate of adequacy of the documentation, or
2. the EC type-examination of the container in accordance with paragraph 4,
(b)) that are not made fully in accordance with the technical standards referred to in section 2 of the
paragraph. 4, shall ensure that the manufacturer or his authorised representative of the EC type-examination
the type of vessel under section 4.
(3) vessels manufactured in accordance with technical standards according to § 2 (2). 4
or according to the prototype must be approved before being placed on the market
and) EC verification according to section 5, where the product of PS. In is greater than 3000 bar. L,
(b)) based on the choice of the manufacturer, where the product of PS. In not more than 3000
bar. L, but is greater than 50 bar. L, subject to
1. EC verification according to § 5, or
2. EC surveillance under section 6.
(4) the records and correspondence relating to conformity assessment procedures
shall be drawn up in the language of the Member State in which he is established the appropriate
notified body, or in a language accepted by that person.
(1) the EC type-examination is the procedure by which a notified body
ascertains and certifies that a prototype vessel satisfies the provisions of this
regulations that apply to it.
(2) the application for EC type-examination for the prototype vessel or of a prototype
representing the Group of vessels submitted by the manufacturer or his authorised
a representative for a single notified body. Together with the application shall be submitted to
the container that represents the considered production. The request contains
and manufacturer identification data) or his or her authorized representative (in the case
natural persons first and last name and domicile or place of business,
legal entity name or trade name and the registered) and the place of manufacture
(c)), the design and manufacturing documentation referred to in point 3 of annex 2 to this
of the regulation.
(3) the notified body in the EC-type examination shall examine the design and
Manufacturing documentation in order to verify compliance and presented the bowl. When
the screening of containers of notified body
a) verifies that the vessel has been manufactured in accordance with the design and
production documentation and may safely be used in the relevant
(b)) by the findings and tests to verify that the vessel meets the basic
requirements that are applicable to it.
(4) If the prototype complies with the provisions of the vessels, which it
apply, notified body issues the EC type-examination certificate to the applicant
the type that contains the findings of the tests, all the conditions that can
to be bound by its force, and the descriptions and drawings necessary for identification of the
the certified type.
(5) the Commission of the European communities, of the notified
persons and foreign persons and obtain from the competent authorities of the Member
States of the European Union, they may receive a copy of the EC type-examination certificate
and on a reasoned request, a copy of the technical construction documentation and
the reports on the examinations and tests carried out.
(6) a notified body which refuses to issue a certificate of EC
type-examination, the notified body shall inform the other competent and
Foreign notified body. Notified body that cancels the
EC type-examination certificate shall inform the Office of technical
Standardization, metrology and testing (hereinafter referred to as "the authority").
(1) the "EC" verification is the procedure whereby the manufacturer or his authorised
Representative ensures and declares that the vessels which are examined
referred to in paragraph 3 are in conformity with the
design and production), in accordance with point 3 of annex 2 to the
of this regulation, for which a certificate has been issued under section 3 (1). 2 (a).
and 1 point, or)
(b)) a certified type described in the EC type-examination certificate.
(2) the manufacturer shall take all measures necessary in order that the manufacturing
ensure compliance of containers with the type described in the EC type-examination certificate
type or in construction and manufacturing documentation referred to in point 3 of the annex
No 2 to this regulation.
(3) the notified body carries out the findings and tests to assess compliance with
the requirements of this regulation. For this purpose,
and the manufacturer shall present the notified person) containers in the form of individual
homogeneous batches produced within a certain time interval for
the same conditions, and measures in the production process is
provided by the homogeneity of the containers in every production batch,
(b)) to these production batches shall be accompanied by the EC type-examination certificate
type, or if the vessels are not manufactured in accordance with the
a certified type design and manufacturing documentation referred to in point 3,
Annex 2 to this regulation; notified prior to EC verification
It shall examine the documentation for the certificate of adequacy,
c) notified body when screening detects whether a batch
the vessels have been manufactured and checked in accordance with construction and manufacturing
supporting documents; Additionally, performs a hydrostatic test or a pneumatic test on each
manufacturing batch container pressure Ph equal to 1,5 times the design pressure for
the purpose of the verification of its soundness; When you perform a pneumatic test
the notified body shall act in a unified manner in the performance of
the conditions for compliance with the uniform procedure set out in the authorization,
pursuant to section 11 of the Act; to verify the quality of the welds performs notified
person tests on specimens taken from the choice of the manufacturer
a representative test sample from the factory or from the vessel; tests
must be carried out on longitudinal welds, and if different methods
welding used for longitudinal and circular welds, the tests must be
performed on welds and perimeter; for the vessels, which are covered by section
2.1.2 of annex 1 to this regulation, these studies should be on
samples is replaced by a hydrostatic test on five vessels
randomly selected from each batch, in order to determine whether they comply with
requirements of section 2.1.2 of annex 1 to this regulation,
(d)) of the notified body, if the dose of the requirements referred to in subparagraph (c)),
affix or have CE marking and its identification number on the
each individual container from the production batch and shall issue a certificate of conformity
relating to the tests carried out; the manufacturer may with the consent of the notified
persons so mark each container from the batch already in the course of the
the process and on the market can be listed all the containers in the lot outside those
failing hydraulic or pneumatic test
e) If a lot is rejected, the notified body shall take appropriate
measures to prevent the placing on the market of the manufacturing batch; in the case of
of frequent rejection of batches can notified body to suspend the statistical
verification of benefits; the manufacturer may, under the responsibility of the notified body
connect this identification number of the notified body during the
the manufacturing process,
(f)), the manufacturer or his authorized representative shall submit
certificates of conformity issued by a person referred to in subparagraph (d)).
(1) the EC declaring the conformity is the procedure whereby the manufacturer, after completion of the
the requirements of paragraph 2, shall affix the CE marking to vessels which shall issue
the statement that they are in conformity with the
design and production), in accordance with point 3 of annex 2 to the
This regulation, which has been issued a certificate under section 3 (1). 2
(a). and 1 point, or)
(b)) a certified type.
(2) before the start of production, the manufacturer shall submit to the notified person
EC type-examination certificate, or a certificate under section 3
paragraph. 2 (a). and point 1, supporting documents) describing the manufacturing processes and
all the predetermined system measures to ensure compliance
pressure vessels with technical standards according to § 2 (2). 4 or with
a certified type. These documents contain
and the description of the production and test) the resources used in the production of containers,
b) test reports describing the inspections and tests that are
carried out during manufacture, together with the relevant procedures and the frequency of their
(c) the commitment to the implementation of) the examinations and tests in accordance with the test
the Protocol for the implementation of hydraulic or pneumatic pressure tests on
each vessel manufactured test pressure equal to 1.5 times the
design pressure; examinations and tests shall be carried out by a qualified
staff that is sufficiently independent of the staff in the production, and the
inspections and tests shall be drawn up the Protocol,
(d)) the addresses of the places of manufacture and storage and the date of the beginning of the production.
(3) If the vessels are not manufactured in accordance with the approved type
notified body that issued the EC type-examination certificate, or
a certificate under section 3 (1). 2 (a). and, examine the section 1) before starting
the production of the supporting documents referred to in paragraph 2 and the design and manufacturing documentation
in accordance with point 3 of annex 2 to this regulation, are eligible for
According to them, that the vessel made reflect the basic requirements.
(1) where the product of PS for the vessels. In the more than 200 bar. L, subject to their
production supervision of the notified body. Supervision performed during production
the process of notified body that issued the EC type-examination certificate
type, where appropriate, notified body that issued the certificate referred to in § 3
paragraph. 2 (a). and) point 1.
(2) the notified body in the framework of supervision
and to determine whether the manufacturer) checks series-produced vessels in accordance with § 6
paragraph. 2 (a). (c)), and
(b)) taken at random samples for inspection purposes, containers in place
production or in the place of storage containers.
(3) the manufacturer shall obtain from the person for the purposes of monitoring access to the
production and storage space of the vessels, allowing her to choose samples of containers and
provides all of the necessary information, in particular
and) design and manufacturing documentation,
(b)), control procedures
(c) the EC type-examination) certificate, or a certificate under section 3 (1). 2
(a). and) point 1 and
(d) the Protocol of the manufacturer) the examinations and tests carried out.
(4) the notified body shall send a copy of the Protocol of the supervision authority and the
request other relevant notified and foreign notified
persons, representatives of the Member States of the European Union and the Commission of the European
The CE marking and other labelling
(1) the CE marking, whose graphic design provides for special legal
prescription, ^ 3) and the inscriptions referred to in point 1 of annex 2 to this Regulation shall
placed on the container or on the rating plate, which can not be from the container
separated, so that this marking be visible, easily legible and
indelible. The CE marking must be accompanied by the identification number of the
allocated to the notified person responsible for EC verification or monitoring.
(2) on the container or on the data plate can be placed and other designation
other than the CE marking, but this must not be reduced visibility, or
the legibility of the CE marking. The vessel may not be marked, which would
could mislead regarding the CE marking.
(3) the CE marking on the container indicates that the product meets the technical
the requirements laid down in the legislation, to which it is
and that this designation provide for or allow you to, and that was when
an assessment of its conformity-fulfilment of a specified procedure. However, if one or
a number of legal provisions for a transitional period permits the manufacturer
to choose what provisions will govern, the CE marking shall indicate
a match only with those laws or their provisions, which
manufacturer. In this case, it must be in the documentation, notices
or instructions required by the legislation concerned and annexed to the
the relevant product, the information on the relevant legislation
Of the European communities or of their provisions applied by the manufacturer.
(4) the vessels in respect of which the manufacturer has not applied, or has applied only in part,
the technical standards according to § 2 (2). 4 or for which no such technical
standards do not exist shall be considered as complying with the basic requirements in
cases where after getting EC type-examination certificate, their
conformity with the type certified confirmed CE marking.
Notice of the imposition of safeguard measures
In the case that was saved for container trade measures pursuant to
a special legal regulation, ^ 4) in the notification of the decision on the imposition of
the protective measures shall indicate whether the non-compliance was caused by
and satisfy the essential requirements), if the vessel does not
the technical standards according to § 2 (2). 4,
b) incorrect application of the technical standards according to § 2 (2). 4, or
c) shortcomings in the technical standards according to § 2 (2). 4.
The conditions of the authorization
(1) the authorization of legal entities in accordance with § 11 para. 2 of the Act
apply the conditions set out in annex 3 to this regulation.
(2) the authorized person according to § 11 (1) 7 of the law becomes
Transitional and final provisions
(1) valid certificates or other documents issued on the basis of regulation
No 175/1997 Coll., as amended by Decree-Law No 80/1999 Coll. and
the Government Decree No 285/2000 Coll., can be used for the purposes of assessing the
conformity in accordance with this regulation, unless they are cancelled under the conditions
laid down by law.
(2) the person responsible for the activities of conformity assessment pursuant to Regulation
No 175/1997 Coll., as amended by Decree-Law No 80/1999 Coll. and
the Government Decree No 285/2000 Coll., shall be considered as persons responsible for the
the activities under this regulation.
Shall be repealed:
1. Government Regulation No. 173/1997 Coll., laying down technical
requirements for simple pressure vessels.
2. Government Regulation No. 80/1999 Coll., amending Decree-Law No.
175/1997 Coll., laying down technical requirements for the simple
3. Government Regulation No 285/2000 Coll., amending Decree-Law No.
175/1997 Coll., laying down technical requirements for the simple
pressure vessels, as amended by Decree-Law No 80/1999 Coll.
section 13 of the
The effectiveness of the
This Regulation shall enter into force on the day of the Government of the accession treaty
The Czech Republic to the European Union enters into force.
PhDr. In r.
Minister of industry and trade:
Ing. Samantha r in r.
THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS
Materials must be selected according to the intended purpose of the use of containers and
accordance with point 1.1. up to 1.4.
1.1. Pressurized parts
Materials referred to in point 1 is used for the manufacture of pressure parts shall be:
and) suitable for welding,
b) ductile and tough, so that the material at the lowest
working temperature does not lead to tříštivému or brittle fracture
c) resistant to ageing.
For steel containers must satisfy the requirements of materials in
section 1.1.1. and for containers made of aluminium or aluminium alloys, the requirements of point
1.1.2. the materials must be accompanied by a certificate of the manufacturer of the material, metallurgical
as shown in annex 2 to this regulation.
1.1.1. Steel container
The steel used must meet the following requirements:
and) may not be neuklidněné and must be supplied in normalised condition
the annealed or in an equivalent State,
(b) the carbon content in the product) must be less than 0.25% and sulphur content and the
phosphorus must be on each individual element is less than 0.05%;
(c)) must have the following mechanical properties for each product
CA) the highest value of the tensile strength Rm, max must be less than 580
CB) elongation shall have the following values:
1) if test pieces are taken parallel to the direction of rolling:
with a thickness equal to or greater than 3 mm and equal to or greater than 22
with a thickness of less than 3 mm: A80 mm equals or is greater 17%,
2) where test samples are drawn perpendicular to the direction of rolling:
with a thickness equal to or greater 3 mm: and is equal to 20% or more,
with a thickness of less than 3 mm: A80 mm equals or is greater 15%,
CC) the average value of the notch toughness of KCV on three samples when you
minimum working temperature must not be less than 35 J.cm-2. A maximum of
one of the three values can be less than 35 J.cm-2, but not less than 25
J.cm-2. In the case of steel used for construction of the vessels, the lowest
the working temperature is less than-10 ° C and the wall thickness is
greater than 5 mm, this property must be checked.
1.1.2. Aluminium container
Not alloyed aluminium must have at least 99.5% aluminium content and nevytvrzované
aluminum alloy must have sufficient resistance against intergranular
corrosion at the maximum allowable temperature.
In addition, these materials must comply with the following requirements:
and) must be supplied in the annealed condition and
(b)) each subassembly must have the following mechanical values:
1. the maximum value of the tensile strength Rm, max must not be greater than the
2. elongation must have the following values:
And greater than or equal to 16%, where the test sample is taken in the
the direction of rolling,
And greater than or equal to 14%, where the test sample is drawn perpendicular
to the direction of rolling.
1.2. Welding consumables
Additional materials that are used in the manufacture of welded joints of containers
or the containers must be suitable for welded materials and with them
1.3. the Accessories that affect the strength of the container
These parts (for example, bolts and nuts) must be made of material
referred to in point 1.1. or from other appropriate types of steel, aluminium or
aluminium alloys, which are compatible with the materials used for the
manufacture of pressure parts.
These materials must be at the lowest working temperature of the reasonable
ductility and toughness.
1.4. Non-pressure parts
All non-pressure parts welded containers must be of materials
compatible with the materials of the components to which they are to be part of the
Designing of containers
When designing a container by the manufacturer must be
and according to the purpose of use) established the following values:
1. the minimum working temperature Tmin
2. the maximum working temperature Tmax,
3. the maximum working pressure (PS).
If you selected the lowest working temperature higher than-10 ° C, it must be
the required material properties are guaranteed for the-10 ° C,
(b)) taken into account the following requirements:
1. it must be possible to check the internal surface,
2. it must be possible to empty the container,
3. mechanical properties must be preserved throughout the period laid down
the service life of the container when you use for a particular purpose,
4. the vessel must be, having regard to their prescribed use,
sufficiently protected against corrosion,
(c)) taken into account the fact that under the foreseeable conditions of use
1. the vessel will not be exposed to voltages which could endanger their
safety during use,
2. the internal pressure will not permanently exceed the maximum allowable pressure PS, and
temporarily, however, may be exceeded by up to 10%.
Circumferential and longitudinal welded joints must be made fully penetrated
welds welds or equivalent. Caps, with the exception of the day
polokulových, you must have a cylindrical edge.
2.1. The wall thickness
When the product of PS. In not more than 3000 bar. L, chosen by the manufacturer to
the determination of the thickness of the wall of the vessel one of the methods described in section 2.1.1. and
2.1.2.; When the product of PS. In more than 3000 bar. L, or if the highest
the working temperature is higher than 100 ° C, determines the thickness of the
using the method described in section 2.1.1.
The actual wall thickness of the cylindrical part and of the steel containers, however, may day
be less than 2 mm for containers of aluminium and aluminium alloys shall not be less
than 3 mm.
2.1.1. The calculation method
The smallest thickness of the pressurized parts must be calculated with regard to the
load and size of the following conditions is true:
and the calculated pressure) must not be less than the selected maximum
(b)) the total leave membrane stress may be at most equal to the lesser of
values and 0.3 0.6 RET Rm. To define the permissible stress, the manufacturer must
use the smallest of the LIP and Rm values, min guaranteed by the manufacturer of the material.
However, if the cylindrical part of the vessel, one or more longitudinal welds
carried out in a different way than the slot machine, the thickness of the calculated
above method, multiply by 1.15.
2.1.2. experimental method
The thickness of the wall must be fixed so that the container at ambient temperature
are resistant to the action of a pressure equal to at least five times
the maximum allowable pressure, with persistent peripheral distortion may be
not more than 1%.
The containers must be manufactured and subjected to production checks in accordance with the
design and production of the documents referred to in point 3 of annex 2 to the
application of this regulation.
3.1. production of structural parts
In the manufacture of components (for example, molded or metal sheets)
must not be superficial defects or cracks or changes of mechanical
properties that could affect the safety of the vessels.
3.2. Welded joints on pressure parts
The properties of the weld joints and adjacent areas must be similar to the characteristics of the
welded materials and shall be free of surface or internal defects,
that could affect the safety of the vessels.
Welds must be executed by qualified welders, or workers with
the appropriate device for the chosen method of welding. The approval and
qualifying tests must be conducted by persons notified.
During manufacture, it must also be ensured a permanent quality of the welds of the implementation
the appropriate test corresponding to the method of welding. About these
the tests shall be the Protocol.
With container must be supplied instructions drawn up in accordance with point 2 of Annex No. 2
to this regulation.
THE CE MARKING AND DESCRIPTIONS, INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE, THE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING DOCUMENTATION,
DEFINITIONS AND SYMBOLS
1. CE marking and labels
and form of the CE marking) lays down special legal regulation.
(b)) on the container or on the label the containers must be of the CE marking and
-the maximum working pressure (PS in bar),
-the maximum working temperature (Tmax in ° C),
-the minimum working temperature (Tmin in ° C),
-container capacity (in L),
-the name or mark of the manufacturer,
-designation of series or type, and the benefits of the vessel,
-the last two digits of the year in which the CE marking was affixed.
In the case of the use of the data plate label shall be structurally designed
so that it cannot be re-used and must include the free space for the
any additional data.
2. instructions for use
Instructions for use must contain the following information:
a) data referred to in paragraph 1 with the exception of serial identification of the vessel,
b) intended use of the vessel,
(c)) the requirements for operating, maintenance and installation in terms of safety of the vessel.
This information must be in the language or languages of the State of destination.
3. Design and manufacturing documentation
Design and manufacturing documentation must include a description of the methods and established
working procedures so as to meet the requirements of annex 1 to the
This regulation or technical standards according to § 2 (2). 4, in particular:
and a detailed manufacturing drawing type) of containers,
(b)) descriptions and explanations to the design and manufacturing background,
(c) a document describing the):
CA) selected materials,
CB) selected welding procedures,
CC) selected checks,
CD) any details relating to the design of the container.
If it's the procedures referred to in §§ 5 to 7, the documents also
CE) documents relating to the suitability of welding procedures and qualifications
Welders or welding operators
CF) II of materials used in the manufacture of parts and joints
affecting the strength of the pressure vessel;
CG) Protocol of tests and verifications, or a description of the controls,
that will be carried out on the product.
4. definitions and symbols
Pressure means the pressure relative to atmospheric pressure or overpressure. In
as a result, the vacuum is expressed a negative value.
and the calculated pressure) "P" is the pressure chosen by the manufacturer and used for the
determination of thickness of pressure parts.
(b)) maximum working pressure "PS" is the highest pressure that can be reached
under normal operating conditions.
(c)) the lowest working temperature "Tmin" is the lowest constant wall temperature
the vessel under normal operating conditions.
d) maximum working temperature "T" is the highest stable temperature,
the wall of the container can be achieved under normal operating conditions.
e) yield strength "lip" at the maximum working temperature Tmax is the value
EA) the upper yield point ReH, for materials with both the lower and upper limits of the
yield point or
EB) Contracting for the yield stress Rp0, 2 or
EC) Contracting for the yield stress Rp1, 0 in the case of non-alloy aluminium.
(f)) a series of containers
The vessel consists of the same series, if different from the prototype only
diameter, provided that the requirements are met in accordance with 2.1.1.
or 2.1.2. Annex 1 to this regulation, or the length of cylindrical part
the container with the following restrictions:
FA) to prototype in addition to only one or more cylindrical, must
have the variants in the series at least one cylinder, lub,
FB) to prototype with only two caps, may not have the variants in the
No series cylindrical luby.
Variations in length, which leads to changes of the holes and the sleeves must be for
each version listed on the drawing.
g) batch of vessels consists of a maximum of 3000 containers of the same type.
h) mass production means that according to the same design and the same
the manufacturing process during a specific period produces a continuous production
the procedure for more than one vessel of the same type.
I) Metallurgical material manufacturer certificate is a document by which the manufacturer
material confirms that he added the product meeting the requirements of the order, and
in which he declares the results of current tests in the course of production, especially
chemical composition and mechanical properties, carried out on the products
produced by the same production technology as the products delivered, taking
the test may not perform directly on the delivered products.
And ductility (L0 = 5.65. (S0) 1/2)%
A80 mm elongation (L0 = 80 mm)%
KCV notch toughness J.cm-2
P the calculation pressure bar
PS-the maximum working pressure bar
The pH of the hydrostatic or pneumatic test pressure bar
Rp0, 2 contractual yield strength at 0.2% N.mm-2
RP1, 0 Contracting yield strength at 1.0% N.mm-2
RET yield strength at the maximum working temperature N.mm-2
Upper yield point Reh, N.mm-2
Tensile strength RM N.mm-2
RM, max the highest tensile strength of N.mm-2
The maximum working temperature Tmax ° C
Tmin minimum working temperature ° C
In container capacity L
THE CONDITIONS OF THE AUTHORIZATION
1. the notified body, its Director and the employee responsible for the
carrying out the verification tests shall not be the designer, manufacturer, supplier
or the fitter checked containers, nor the authorized representative of any of
These parties. They shall not become either involved directly or as authorised
representatives in the design, manufacture, marketing or maintenance of the vessels. This, however,
does not preclude the possibility of exchanges of technical information between the manufacturer and the
by a notified body.
2. The notified body and its staff must carry out the verification
tests at the highest level of professionalism and technical competence and
must not be exposed to any nátlakům, particularly financial, which might
affect their assessment or the results of the checks, especially from people or
groups of persons with an interest in the results of verification.
3. The notified body must have the necessary range of employees and
must possess the necessary facilities to enable it to carry out properly
the administrative and technical tasks connected with verification; It must also have
access to the equipment necessary for the specific authentication.
4. The staff responsible for inspection must have
and the corresponding technical and professional) training,
b) satisfactory knowledge of the requirements relating to the examinations,
they carry out and adequate experience of such tests,
(c)) the ability to issue certificates and to develop protocols and reports
proving tests carried out.
5. The notified body shall ensure the impartiality of the employees
performing authentication. Their remuneration must not depend on the number of
tests carried out or on the results of those tests.
6. The notified body must take out liability insurance (§
11 (1) 3 of the Act).
7. the staff of the notified body are bound to observe confidentiality
(section 20a of Act) on any information gained in carrying out the tasks of the
pursuant to this regulation.
1) Council Directive 87/404/EEC of 25 September 1992. June 1987 on the approximation of
the legislation of the Member States relating to simple pressure
the vessels, as amended by Directive 90/488/EEC and 93/68/EEC.
section 2 (b) 2). I) of Act No. 22/1997 Coll., as amended by Act No. 204/2002 Sb.
3) Government Regulation No. 291/2000 Coll., laying down graphic design
the CE marking.
4 for example, § 7a) paragraph. 1 (b). a) and b) of Act No. 64/1986 Coll., on Czech
commercial inspection, as amended by Act No. 22/1997 Coll. and Act No. 204/2002
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