Regulation On Simple Pressure Vessels

Original Language Title: Forskrift om enkle trykkbeholdere

Read the untranslated law here: https://lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/1994-07-07-735

Regulation on simple pressure vessels


Date FOR 1994-07-07-735


Affairs Ministry of Justice


Published Dept. In 1994 1268


Commencement 07/07/1994

Edited

FOR 2016-04-19-396 from 20/04/2016

Changes


For
Norway

Legal

LOV-1971-05-21-47-§1 LOV-2002-06-14-20-L-26, LOV-2002-06-14-20-§43, LAW-2002-06-14- 20-§44, TO-2002-05-23-770, TO-2002-06-26-728, FOR-2003-09-01-1161

Promulgated


Short Title
Regulation on simple pressure vessels

Chapter Overview:

Chapter 1. Introductory provisions (§§ 1-2)
Chapter 2. General provisions (§§ 3-7)
Chapter 3. Compliance containers having a product of PS × V exceeding 50 bar.l (§§ 8-15)
Chapter 4. Substantive provisions (§§ 16-17)
Chapter 5. Designation of conformity assessment bodies (§§ 18-24)
Annex I
Appendix II
Appendix III Procedures for conformity assessment
Annex IV EC declaration (no. xxxx)
Appendix V CE marking

Adopted by the Directorate for Fire and Explosion Prevention (now Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning) of 7 July 1994 in pursuance of the law of 21 May 1971 No.. 47 for flammable goods, liquids and gases under pressure § 1 subsection , ref. Delegated Decision of 1 July 1994.
Added basis: Law of 14 June 2002 no. 20 relating to protection against fire, explosion and accidents involving hazardous substances and the fire service (Fire and Explosion Act) § 26, § 43, cf. . § 44, delegated decision of 23 May 2002 no. 770 and delegated decision of 26 June 2002 no. 728.
Added authority: delegation decision on 1 september 2003 no. 1161.
EEA information: EEA agreement Annex II Sec. VIII (Directive 2009/105 / EC as amended by Directive 2014/29 / EU), ref. Joint Committee decision no. 85 of 30 April 2015. the EEA Agreement special annex no. 2, volume 2, Chapter . VIII, and Council Directive. 93/68 / EEC, the EEA Agreement Supplementary Agreement, particularly Annex no. 2, Volume 2A / 3A, Chap. VIII (printed in Volume 6 A, Ch. XIX, Nr. 3 c).
Changes: Amended by regulations 18 Dec 1995 no. 1111, July 10, 2002 No.. 814, November 6, 2003 No.. 1317, 19 April 2016 No.. 396.

Chapter 1. Introductory provisions

§ 1 Scope This regulation applies to simple pressure vessels manufactured in series which is used or intended for use in Norway.
Regulations do not apply:

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Containers that are specifically designed for nuclear use, and that the malfunction may cause radioactive emissions

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Containers that are specifically designed for installation in, or for the propulsion of ships or aircraft

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Fire extinguishers.

§ 2. Definitions simple pressure vessel means any welded vessel subjected to an internal gauge pressure of 0.05 MPa (0.5 bar), and that will contain air or nitrogen and not be subjected to heating.
Vessel shall consist of

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Either a cylindrical portion having a circular cross-section and closed by utadkuvede and / or flat end bottoms which pivots about the same axis as the cylindrical portion,

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Or two kuvede end bottoms that revolves about the same axis.

The maximum operating pressure of the container shall not exceed 3.0 MPa (30 bar) and the product of that pressure and the container volume (ps · V) shall not exceed 1.0 MPa · m³ (10,000 bar · l).
The lowest operating temperature should not fall below -50 ° C, and the highest operating temperature may not exceed + 300 ° C for container steels and + 100 ° C for container of aluminum and aluminum alloys.
With harmonized standard means a European standard adopted by CEN or CENELEC in accordance with a mandate from the European Commission and EFTA countries and is published in the Official Journal.
With national standard means a standard which has been published in an EEA country and thereby implements a harmonized standard.
The Notified Body means an independent third party organizations which are tasked to conduct conformity assessments in accordance with the EEA Agreement, ref. Annex III.
With conformity assessment means an assessment carried out by the notified body and showing whether a product meets the technical requirements stated in the regulations.
The declaration means a declaration by the manufacturer that the product complies with requirements of the regulations.
With the manufacturer's authorized representative is a person established within the Community as the written delegation designated by the manufacturer on his behalf to safeguard the specific tasks for compliance with the regulations.

Chapter 2. General provisions

§ 3. Obligated Anyone who designs, manufactures, imports or sells container covered by the regulations must adhere.
Located producer outside the European Economic Area apply the requirements to him corresponding to the manufacturer's authorized representative.

Regulations apply also notified body when it carries out compliance and certification procedures in accordance with regulations.

§ 4. Regulator central supervisory authority supervises compliance with these regulations, and can make the decisions necessary and set conditions for implementing the regulation. In conjunction with supervisory activities, the provisions of the Act on Inflammable goods, liquids and gases under pressure § 39 accordingly.

§ 5. Appeals Decisions made by the central supervisory authority may be appealed to the Ministry.

§ 6. Penalties, fines, enforcement case of violation of regulations or decisions made in pursuance of this, the provisions on penalties, fines and enforcement in Ch. 7 of the Act on Inflammable goods, liquids and gases under pressure, corresponding to application .

§ 7. Commencement and transitional provision This regulation comes into force on 7 July 1994. For a transitional period until 1 January 1997 permitted the marketing of EC-branded simple pressure vessels, which are covered by this regulation.

Chapter 3. Compliance containers having a product of PS × V exceeds 50 bar.l

§ 8. Presumption of conformity for containers having a product of PS × V exceeds 50 bar.l containers that have a product of PS x V exceeds 50 bar.l, and which complies with harmonized standards or parts thereof, that have been published references in the Official Journal, shall be presumed to meet the essential safety requirements set out in Annex I to which these standards or parts of them.

§ 9. Procedures for Conformity Assessment Before containers having a product of PS × V exceeds 50 bar.l produced, they shall review the EU-type examination (Module B) as set out in Annex III. 1 as follows: || |
1)
for containers produced in accordance with the harmonized standards referred to in § 8, the manufacturer must select one of the following two ways:

A.
An assessment of the suitability of container technical design by examination of the technical documentation and supporting evidence without an examination of the specimen (Module B - design type), or

B.
An assessment of the suitability of container technical design by examination of the technical documentation and supporting documentation, as well as an examination of a prototype which is representative of the production envisaged, of the complete vessel (Module B - production type).

2)
for containers that are not or only partially manufactured in accordance with the harmonized standards referred to in § 8, the manufacturer must submit a prototype which is representative of the production envisaged of the complete vessel and the technical documentation and supporting evidence for investigation and assessment of the suitability of the vessels' technical design (module B - production type).

Before the containers placed on the market shall be subject to the following procedures:

1)
if the product of PS × V exceeds 3000 bar.l, conformity to type based on internal production control and monitored testing of containers (Module C1) as set out in Annex III. 2,

2)
if the product of PS × V does not exceed 3000 bar.l but exceeds 50 bar.l, the manufacturer's choice be subject to either

A.
Conformity to type based on internal production control and monitored testing of containers (Module C1) as set out in Annex III. 2,

B.
Conformity to type based on internal production control and supervised control of containers at irregular intervals (Module C2) as set out in Annex III. 3,

3)
if the product of PS × V does not exceed 200 bar.l but exceeds 50 bar.l, the manufacturer's choice be subject to either:

A.
Conformity to type based on internal production control and monitored testing of containers (Module C1) as set out in Annex III. 2,

B.
Conformity to type based on internal production control (module C) as set out in Annex III. 4.

§ 10 EC Declaration of Conformity EU declaration of conformity shall state that it is established that the essential safety requirements set out in Annex I are met.
EU declaration of conformity shall be according to the template set out in Annex IV, shall contain the elements specified in the relevant modules set out in Annex III and shall be regularly updated. It shall be translated into the language or languages ​​required by the Member State where the container placed on the market or made available on the market.
If a container is covered by more than one EEA act requiring an EU declaration of conformity shall be drawn up a single EC Declaration of Conformity with regard to all such EEA acts. The declaration shall specify the EC legislation to which it applies, including references to where they are announced.

By preparing EC declaration of conformity the manufacturer assumes responsibility for ensuring that the container is in accordance with the requirements of the regulations.

§ 11. Terms and conditions for the application of the CE marking and inscriptions CE marking shall be affixed only by the manufacturer or his authorized representative.
By affix or have affixed CE marking shows producer that he endorses the container is in compliance with all applicable requirements laid down in the EEA current harmonization legislation for such labeling.
CE marking shall be the only marking certifying that the vessel complies with the applicable requirements set out in the EEA current harmonization legislation for such labeling.
CE marking and inscriptions referred to in Annex II. 1 shall be applied container or container nameplate so that they are visible, easily legible and can not be removed.
CE marking shall be affixed before the container placed on the market.
CE marking shall be accompanied by the identification number of the notified body involved in the production control. The notified body's identification number shall be affixed by the body itself or by the manufacturer or his representative for body guide.
CE marking and the notified body's identification number can be followed by another mark indicating a special risk or use.
It is prohibited to affix a container labeling, signs or inscriptions which could mislead third parties with regard to CE-mark the meaning or graphic design. Other markings may be applied container, provided that it does CE marking less visible or readable or change its meaning.
CE marking shall be designed as shown in Annex V.

§ 12. (Repealed)

§ 13. (Repealed)

§ 14. (Repealed)

§ 15. (Repealed)

Chapter 4. Substantive provisions

§ 16. General requirements for the design and construction container shall be designed, produced and expertly performed in accordance with recognized norms and standards etc. so as to provide adequate security at all relevant conditions.
Containers that have a product PS · V exceeding 0,005MPa · m³ (50 bar · l) shall be produced in accordance with the requirements contained in Annexes I and II.
Containers that have a product PS · V of not more than 0,005 MPa · m³ (50 bar · l) shall be produced in accordance with good konstrukssjonspraksis and shall be marked in accordance with the provisions of § 16 except for CE marking.

§ 17. Materials container will be manufactured of material having suitable strength and toughness properties and which is sufficiently resistant to both the medium container is intended for and the environment around the container.
Parts and joined parts which contribute to keep the strength of the pressure to be produced by either unalloyed high-grade steel, unalloyed aluminum or non-age hardening aluminum alloys.

Chapter 5. Designation of conformity assessment bodies

§ 18. Application for designating conformity assessment bodies shall seek Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning.
Conformity assessment body shall by its designation, fulfill the requirements of § 19
application shall be accompanied by a description of the conformity assessment activities, the person or conformity assessment modules and or the products which it claims to be competent for, as well as an accreditation certificate issued by Norwegian accreditation certifying that conformity assessment body meets the requirements set out in § 19
If conformity assessment body can not produce an accreditation certificate, it shall provide the supervisory authority the documentation required to verify, recognize and regular monitoring of the body meets the requirements of § 19 .

§ 19. Requirements for notified bodies A notified body must meet all requirements set out in this section to be designated under the provisions of the regulation.
A conformity assessment body shall be established in accordance with applicable Norwegian law and have legal personality.
A conformity assessment body shall be a third party that is independent of the organization or the vessel it assesses.
A body belonging to a business nor professional organization representing undertakings involved in the design, manufacture, delivery, installation, use or maintenance of vessels which it assesses, may be considered such a body, provided that it is shown that the body is independent and that there are no conflicts of interest.
A conformity assessment body, its top management and personnel responsible for carrying out conformity assessments, shall not be the designer, manufacturer, supplier, installer, purchaser, owner or maintainer of vessels, that they assess, nor be representative of any of these parties. This shall not preclude the use of assessed vessels that are necessary for conformity assessment body activities, or use of such containers for personal purposes.

A conformity assessment body, its top management and personnel responsible for carrying out conformity assessments, should not be directly involved in the design, manufacture or construction, marketing, installation, use or maintenance of the vessels, nor represent the parties participating in such business. They shall not engage in any activities which may affect their independence of judgment or integrity in relation to conformity assessment activities they are designated. This will particularly apply to consulting services.
Conformity assessment bodies shall ensure that their subsidiaries or subcontractors operations do not affect the confidentiality, objectivity or impartiality of bodies conformity assessment activities.
Conformity assessment bodies and their personnel to perform the conformity assessment activities with the greatest professional integrity and have the necessary technical qualifications in the relevant field, and they shall not be subjected to any form of pressure or influence, particularly financial, which might influence their judgment or the results of their conformity assessment activities, especially from persons or groups of persons affected by the results of this business.
A conformity assessment body shall carry out all the conformity assessment tasks entrusted to it in accordance with Annex I. 3.2 and Annex II, and which it is designated, whether these tasks are carried out by the conformity assessment body itself or on its behalf and responsibility.
A conformity assessment body shall at all times and for each conformity assessment procedure and each kind of containers which it is designated for, have at their disposal:

1)
necessary personnel with technical knowledge and sufficient and appropriate experience to perform the conformity assessment

2)
necessary descriptions of conformity assessment procedures that ensure transparency and the ability to repeat these procedures. The body shall have appropriate policies and procedures to distinguish between tasks it performs as designated organ, and other business and

3)
necessary procedures for the execution of the business, taking due account of the entity's size, the sector in which it conducts its business, its structure, the complexity of the current product technology and production process mass or serial touch.

A conformity assessment body shall have the necessary funds in a suitable manner to perform the technical and administrative tasks connected with the conformity assessment activities, and shall have access to all necessary equipment and all necessary facilities.
Personnel responsible for carrying out conformity assessment must have:

1)
solid technical and vocational training covering all the conformity assessment activities that conformity assessment body is designated,

2)
satisfactory knowledge of the requirements for the opinions they perform, and the necessary powers to carry out such assessments,

3)
satisfactory knowledge and understanding of the essential safety requirements set out in Annex I, applicable harmonized standards and relevant provisions of the EEC harmonization legislation and national legislation and

4)
empowered to draw up the certificates, documents and reports demonstrating that assessments have been performed.

It must be ensured that the conformity assessment bodies, their top management and personnel responsible for carrying out conformity assessment is impartial.
Remuneration to a conformity assessment body's top management and the personnel responsible for carrying out conformity assessments shall not be dependent on the number of completed evaluations or the results of such assessments.
Conformity assessment bodies shall take out liability insurance unless the state assumes responsibility in accordance with national law, or the Member State itself is directly responsible for the conformity assessment.
Conformity assessment Authority personnel shall be subject to confidentiality with regard to all information they collect when they perform their duties in accordance with Annex I. 3.2 and Annex II or any provision of national law giving effect except to the competent authorities of the Member State where it conducts its business. Property rights must be protected.
Conformity assessment bodies shall participate in, or ensure that their personnel responsible for carrying out conformity assessments are apprised of relevant standardization activities and the activities of the coordination group for notified bodies established under the relevant parts of the EEA 'harmonization legislation, and shall apply the administrative decisions and documents this group's work culminates in, as general guidelines.

It affected organ can pursue activities as Notified Body only if the Commission or the other Member States have not raised an objection to this within two weeks after a designation based on an accreditation certificate. It's just such a body shall be considered as a notified body in accordance with regulations.

§ 20. Assumption on technical inspection bodies conformity Where a conformity assessment body documenting that it meets the criteria laid down in the relevant harmonized standards or parts thereof, that have been published references in the Official Journal, shall be presumed to meet the requirements of § 19 to the extent that the current harmonized standards include these requirements.

§ 21. Technical inspection bodies subsidiaries and subcontractors If a Notified Body assigns specific tasks relating to conformity assessment of a subcontractor or a subsidiary, it shall ensure that the subcontractor or the subsidiary meets the requirements of § 19 and notify the Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning about this .
Notified bodies shall assume full responsibility for the tasks performed by subcontractors or subsidiaries, wherever these are established.
Tasks can be assigned to a subcontractor or a subsidiary only if the customer has given his consent.
Notified bodies shall keep at the disposal of Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning relevant documents on the assessment of the subcontractor's or subsidiary's qualifications and the tasks they performed pursuant to paragraph. 3.2 of Annex I and Annex II.

§ 22. Technical inspection bodies operational commitments Notified bodies shall carry out conformity assessments for conformity assessment procedure set out in Annex II.
Conformity assessments shall be carried out in a manner proportionate to the goal, so that market participants are not imposed unnecessary burdens.
Conformity assessment bodies shall conduct its operations so that due consideration is given to the size of the entity, the sector in which it conducts its business, its structure, the complexity of the particular container technology and production process mass or serial touch. In this connection they shall nevertheless comply with the degree of accuracy and the requisite level of protection for the container shall be in accordance with regulations.
If a notified body finds that a producer has not complied with the basic safety requirements set out in Annex I or corresponding harmonized standards or other technical specifications, it shall require the manufacturer to take appropriate corrective measures, and did not issue a certificate of conformity.
If a Notified Body in connection with verification of compliance by the issuance of a certificate find that a container no longer complies with the requirements, it shall require the manufacturer hit the appropriate corrective action, if necessary, suspend or revoke the certificate.
If no corrective action is taken, or if they do not have the desired effect, the notified body restrict, suspend or withdraw any certificates back, whichever is appropriate.

§ 23. Technical inspection bodies reports to the supervisory authority Notified bodies shall inform the Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning on:

1)
all cases of refusal, restriction, suspension or withdrawal of a certificate

2)
all circumstances affecting the scope or terms of appointment,

3)
all requests they have received from market surveillance authorities for information on conformity assessment activities and

On request, conformity assessment activities performed within the area covered by the Authority's designation, and all other activities which are exercised, including activities and subcontracting across borders.

§ 24. Technical inspection bodies duty to inform other notified bodies Notified bodies shall provide the other bodies designated in accordance with regulations and performing similar forms of conformity assessment activities covering the same containers, all relevant information on issues relating to negative and, on request, positive results of conformity assessment.

Annex I

Significant requirements for the containers are as follows:

1. materials

Materials shall be selected on the basis of what the containers to be used for and in accordance with the following paragraphs 1.1 to 1.4.

1.1 pressurized parts:

The materials to be used for the manufacture of the pressure parts, ref. § 18 paragraph 2 shall be

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Weldable

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Ductile and tough so that violations by the lowest operating temperature does not cause fragmentation or brittle fracture,

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Aging resistant.

Regarding containers of steel, the materials also satisfy the requirements in section. 1.1.1, and for containers of aluminum or aluminum alloys, the requirements in section. 1.1.2.
These materials shall be followed by a check list to be prepared by the material manufacturer ref. Annex II.

1.1.1 Capacities of steel

Non-alloy quality steels shall meet the following requirements:

A)
be sealed and delivered normalized or similar condition.

B)
having a carbon content (by product) of less than 0.25% and a sulfur and phosphorus content, each of which is less than 0.05%.

C)
have the following characteristics (per product):

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's Tensile strength Rm'maks should be less than 580 N / mm²

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Elongation should be:

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If the sample body taken parallel to the rolling direction:

A ≥ 22% at a thickness of ≥ 3 mm
A80 mm ≥ 17% at a thickness of <3 mm

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If sample body taken perpendicular to the rolling direction:

A ≥ 20% at a thickness of ≥ 3 mm
A80 mm ≥ 15% at a thickness of <3 mm,

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The average fracture energy (KCV) for three specimens taken in the longitudinal direction shall at lowest operating temperature should not be less than 35 J / cm². Only one of the three values ​​may be less than 35 J / cm², but not less than 25 J / cm².

This property should be verified regarding the steels used in the manufacture of containers with a lowest operating temperature of below -10 ° C, and a wall thickness exceeding 5 mm.

1.1.2 Aluminium containers

Alloyed aluminum to have an aluminum content of at least 99.5%, and the alloys, ref. § 18 shall be sufficiently resistant to intergranular corrosion at maximum working temperature.
Besides those materials shall meet the following requirements:

A)
they will be delivered in annealed condition and

B)
they shall have the following mechanical characteristics (per product):

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's Tensile strength Rm'maks must not exceed 350 N / mm²

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Elongation should be:

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A ≥ 16% if the sample body taken parallel to the rolling direction

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A ≥ 14% if the sample body taken perpendicular to the rolling direction.

1.2 Welding materials

Welding material used or the containers shall be appropriate and compatible with the materials to be welded.

1.3 Accessories contributing to the containers' strength

Such accessories, for example. bolts and nuts must be made of a material that is specified in section. 1.1 or of other types of steel, aluminum or aluminum alloy suitable for and compatible with the materials used in manufacturing pressure parts.
The latter materials must have satisfactory elongation and toughness at lowest operating temperature.

1.4. Parts not pressure

Any container part not pressurized and mounted by welding must be made of materials which are compatible with the material of the parts being welded.

2. Keep 'search construction

When the containers are constructed, the manufacturer must refine their application by determining:

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Lowest operating temperature tmin

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Highest operating temperature tmax

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Highest operating pressure ps

Determined a lowest operating temperature of -10 ° C, the requirements for material quality yet fulfilled at -10 ° C.
The manufacturer must also take into account the following provisions:

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Containers shall be controlled internally

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Containers should be emptied

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Containers' mechanical properties to be maintained during the period that the containers used for their intended purpose

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Containers shall be adequately protected against corrosion in the interest of the use they are intended for,

And that under the proposed conditions of use:

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Shall not containers exposed to stresses that may impair their safety in use,

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Shall the internal pressure permanently exceed the maximum operating pressure ps, a moment overpressure of up to 10% may be permitted.

Circular and long welds must be conducted with full penetration welding or welding that provide equivalent effect. Utadkuvede end bottoms that are not hemispherical, shall have a cylindrical edge.

2.1 Wall thickness

If the product PS · V does not exceed 0.3 MPa · m³ (3000 bar · l) choose the manufacturer itself one of the methods described in the section. 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 for determining containers' wall thickness. If the product PS · V exceeds 0.3 MPa · m³ (3000 bar · l), or if the maximum working temperature exceeds 100 ° C, determined wall thickness by the method described in section. 2.1.1.

The wall thickness mantelringen and the troughs should not however be less than 2 mm and cylinders of steel, and not less than 3 mm for containers of aluminum or aluminum alloys.

2.1.1. Calculation

When minimum thickness of pressurized parts must be calculated, account shall be taken of the level of tension and to the following provisions:

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Pressure which constitute the basis of calculation shall not be less than the maximum operating pressure chosen.

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The permissible overall membrane tension should not exceed the lesser of values ​​0.6 Ret or 0.3 Rm. The manufacturer shall use the minimum values ​​for Ret and Rm guaranteed by the material manufacturer, when the allowable voltage to be determined.

If the cylindrical part of the container one or more long welds performed by a non-automatic welding method shall nevertheless a thickness calculated as mentioned above is multiplied by the coefficient 1.15.

2.1.2 Test Method

Wall thickness should be determined in such a way that the containers at room temperature can withstand a pressure of at least 5 times the maximum operating pressure, with a constant deformasjonsfaktor of circumference does not exceed 1%.

3. Production of containers

Containers must be manufactured and subjected to production checks in accordance with the technical production data set forth in subsection. 3 of Annex II.

3.1 Preparation on parts

Preparation on parts (eg. Forming and joint preparation) should not lead to surface defects or cracks or changes in the mechanical properties which can be detrimental to container security.

3.2. Welds on pressurized parts

Welder and transition zones must have the same characteristics as the welded materials and shall be no surface defects or internal defects which can be detrimental to container security.
Welds must be performed by welders or operators with the necessary qualifications in accordance with recognized welding methods. Assessment of welding processes and testing of qualifications shall be performed by recognized inspection bodies.
Manufacturer shall during manufacture also ensure a smooth weld quality by conducting appropriate tests after appropriate procedures. It must also include a report on these samples.

4. When containers be used

Containers will be delivered with an instruction manual drawn up by the manufacturer ref. Annex II, Section. 2.

Annex II

1. CE marking and information

1.
A) CE conformity marking;

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CE conformity marking consists of the letters "CE" in the following design:

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If the CE marking is reduced or enlarged shall model's proportions as shown above, are complied with.

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The various elements included in the CE marking shall as far as possible be the same height, and this shall be at least 4 mm.

1.
B) coordinates;

Container or nameplate should at least be provided with the following information:


-høyeste Operating pressure
ps in MPa (or bar)


-høyeste Operating temperature
tmax

In ° C


-laveste Operating temperature
tmin

In ° C


Containers volume
V
in m³ (or liter)

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Manufacturer's name or brand

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Container type and serial or lot number

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The last two digits of the year of the year CE marking is affixed.

If using nameplate shall be so designed that it can not be reused and must have an empty field where other information may be applied.

2. Instructions

The instructions, which should be written in Norwegian, shall contain the following:

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Information in the section. 1 above, with the exception of container serial

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Information on container planned application

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The requirements for maintenance and installation is necessary for container security.

3. Technical design data

The technical construction file must contain a description of the techniques and operations that are used to meet the requirements specified in Annex I or the harmonized standards and in particular:

A)
a detailed manufacturing drawing of container type

B)
manual

C)
a document which describes the materials, welding processes and control measures are selected and all important information relating to the container design.

If the procedures set out in §§ 12, 13 and 14 are used, the technical design data further comprise:

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Certificates confirming that the welding methods are appropriate and that the welders or operators qualified

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Control slip for the materials used in the production of parts and assembled parts that contribute to the pressure vessel strength

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A report on the investigations carried out and samples or a description of the planned controls.

4. Definitions and symbols


4.1. definitions

A)
Calculation pressure "PC" is the excess pressure chosen by the manufacturer and used to determine the thickness of the pressurized parts.

B)
maximum operating pressure "PS" is the greatest overpressure that can be used under normal conditions of use.

C)
Lowest operating temperature "tmin" is the lowest stabilized temperature in the vessel wall under normal conditions of use.

D)
maximum operating temperature "tmax" is the highest stabilized temperature in the vessel wall under normal conditions of use.

E)
The yield point "Ret" is the value at the maximum working temperature "t max" of:

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Either the upper yield point "ReH" for a material which has both a lower and an upper yield point or

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0,2-flow boundary "Rp0,2" or

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1.0-yield strength "Rp1,0" for unalloyed aluminum.

F)
container Families:

Containers part of the same family if they differ from the prototype only in diameter, provided that the provisions of section. 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 of Annex I are complied with and / or in the length of the cylindrical portion within the following limits: | ||
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If prototype consists of one or more mantelringer in addition to the bottoms, the family variants have at least one mantelring,

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If prototype consists only of utadkuvede end bottoms shall family variants have no mantelring.

Variations in length which leads to changes of openings and / or holes to appear in the drawing for each variant.

G)
A portion container comprises at most 3000 containers of the same type.

H)
After this regulation the series production if more than one container of the same type during a given period are produced in a continuous manufacturing process, with a common design and using the same procedure.

I)
Control label: a document in which the manufacturer confirms that the delivered products are in accordance with the specifications in the order and in which he inflicts results, especially chemical composition and mechanical properties, from routine inspections carried out at the place of production of products manufactured in the same manufacturing process as the delivered products, but not necessarily of these.

Symbols:

A
elongation (L ° = 5,65√S °)


%
A80mm

Elongation (L ° = 80 mm)
%


KCV rupture energy
J / cm²

Pd

Calculation pressure
MPa (or bar)

Po


Operating pressure MPa (or bar)

Ps

Allowable pressure
MPa (or bar)

Ph

Pressure by hydraulic or pneumatic pressure test
MPa (or bar)

Rp0,2

0.2-border
N / mm²

Ret

Yield strength at maximum working temperature
N / mm²

ReH

Upper yield
N / mm²

Rm

Tensile strength at room temperature
N / mm²

T max

Highest operating temperature
° C

Tmin

Lowest operating temperature
° C

V
container volume
l

Rm'maks

's Tensile strength
N / mm²

Rp1,0

1.0 limit
N / mm²

Appendix III
Conformity assessment procedures

1. Procedures for EC type examination (Module B)

1.1
EC type examination is the part of the conformity assessment procedure whereby a notified body examines the technical design container and verifies that container technical design meets the applicable requirements of the regulations.

1.2
EU-type examination may be conducted in any of the following in accordance with § 9:

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An assessment of the suitability of container technical design through an examination of the technical documentation and supporting evidence referred to in paragraph. 1.3, as well as an examination of a prototype which is representative of the production envisaged, of the complete vessel (production type )

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An assessment of the suitability of container technical design through an examination of the technical documentation and supporting evidence referred to in paragraph. 1.3, without examination of a prototype of the vessel (design type).

1.3
The manufacturer must lodge an application for EU-type examination with a single notified body of his choice.

The application shall include

A)
manufacturer's name and address and the representative's name and address if the application is lodged by the representative,

B)
a written declaration that the same application has not been lodged with another notified body,

C)
the technical documentation. The technical documentation shall make it possible to assess whether the vessel is in compliance with the applicable requirements of the regulations, and shall include an adequate analysis and assessment of risk.


The technical documentation shall specify the applicable requirements and shall to the extent relevant for such assessment, cover the container design, manufacture and operation. Where applicable, the technical documentation shall contain at least the following elements:

I)
a general description of the container,

Ii)
design and manufacturing drawings, parts lists etc.,

Iii)
descriptions and explanations necessary to understand the drawings and lists and container operation,

Iv)
a list of the harmonized standards which are wholly or partially used, as it is published references in the Official Journal, and if the harmonized standards have not been applied, descriptions of the solutions adopted for to meet the basic safety requirements of the regulations, including a list of other relevant technical specifications applied. If harmonized standards partially applied, the technical documentation shall specify the parts which have been applied,

V)
results of design calculations, examinations, etc.,

Vi)
test reports,

Vii)
instructions and safety information referred to in Annex II. 2,

Viii)
a document describing

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Selected materials

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Selected welding methods,

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Selected control measures

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All important information on container construction,

D)
where relevant, prototype which is representative of the production envisaged. The notified body may request further prototype for containers if necessary for carrying out the test program,

E)
supporting documentation demonstrating that the technical solution is satisfactory. Substrates documentation shall specify all documents that have been applied, in particular where the relevant harmonized standards have not been applied full out. Substrates documentation shall, if necessary, include the results of tests performed in accordance with other relevant technical specifications by the appropriate laboratory of the manufacturer or by another testing body on his behalf and responsibility.

When a prototype vessel is examined, the technical documentation shall also contain

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Certificates confirming that the welding methods are appropriate and that the welders or welding operators are qualified,

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Control slip for the materials used in the production of parts and components that contribute to container strength,

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A report on the examinations and tests performed or a description of the proposed control measures.

1.4
The notified body shall

Regard container

1.4.1
examine the technical documentation and supporting evidence to assess whether the container's technical design is satisfactory.

Terms prototype container / containers

1.4.2
verify that the prototype for container / containers are manufactured in accordance with the technical documentation, that it can be used safely under the planned operating conditions and identify items that are constructed in accordance with applicable provisions of the relevant harmonized standards and elements that are constructed according to other relevant technical specifications

1.4.3
perform or cause to be performed appropriate examinations and tests to check whether the relevant harmonized standards have been applied correctly, where the manufacturer has chosen to apply,

1.4.4
carry out or cause to be carried out appropriate examinations and tests to check whether the solutions adopted by the manufacturer of other relevant technical specifications meet the basic safety requirements of the Directive, in cases where the solutions in the relevant harmonized standards have not been applied,

1.4.5
consultation with the manufacturer where the examinations and tests will be carried.

1.5
The notified body shall draw up an assessment report describing the measures implemented under paragraphs. 1.4 and the results of them. Without prejudice to its obligations to the designating authorities, the notified body not to disclose all or part of the contents of the report without the manufacturer's consent.

1.6
Where the type meets the requirements of these Regulations, the notified body must issue an EC type examination certificate to the manufacturer. The certificate must contain the name and address of the manufacturer, conclusions of the examination, any conditions of validity of it, and the information required to identify the approved type. EC type examination certificate may have one or more attachments.


EC type examination certificate and its annexes shall contain all information which is relevant to assess whether the containers produced in accordance with the examined type and to check containers in use. It should also specify any conditions that must be fulfilled before the certificate can be issued, and is accompanied by the descriptions and drawings necessary to identify the approved type.
If type does not satisfy the applicable requirements of the regulations, the notified body may refuse to issue an EC type examination certificate and shall inform the applicant and provide the applicant with detailed reasons for the rejection.

1.7
The notified body shall keep itself apprised of any changes in the generally recognized state of the art which indicate that the approved type no longer meets the applicable requirements of the regulations and determine whether such changes require further investigation. In this case, the notified body shall inform the manufacturer thereof.

The manufacturer must inform the notified body that holds the technical documentation for EU-type examination certificate of all modifications to the approved type that may affect the vessel complies with the essential safety requirements of the Directive or the validity conditions of the certificate. Such changes require additional approval in the form of an addition to the original EC type examination certificate.

1.8
Each notified body shall inform its designating authority EC type examination certificates and / or any addition to those it has issued or withdrawn, and shall, periodically or upon request, make available to the designating authority records of such certificates and / or additions to those is refused, suspended or otherwise restricted.

Each notified body shall inform the other notified bodies the EC-type examination certificates and / or any addition to those it has refused, withdrawn, suspended or otherwise restricted, and, upon request, notify such certificates and / or additions to them it has issued.
Commission, Member States and the other notified bodies may receive on request a copy of the EC type examination certificates and / or additions to them. On request, the Commission and Member States may obtain a copy of the technical documentation and the results of the examinations conducted by the notified body. The notified body shall keep a copy of the EC type examination certificate with annexes and additions and the technical data, including the documentation submitted by the manufacturer, until the expiry of its validity period.

1.9
Manufacturer to submit a copy of the EC type examination certificate with annexes and additions as well as the technical documentation of the national authorities for ten years after the container is placed on the market.

1.10
Manufacturer representative may lodge the application referred to in paragraph. 1.3 and fulfill the obligations specified in paragraphs. 1.7 and 1.9, provided that they are specified in the authorization.

2. Conformity to type based on internal production control and monitored testing of containers (Module C1)

2.1
Conformity to type based on internal production control and monitored testing of containers are part of the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer fulfills the obligations laid down in paragraph. 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4, and ensures and declares on own responsibility that the affected containers are in conformity with the type described in the EU -typeprøvingssertifikatet and meets the applicable requirements of the regulations.

2.2
production

The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary so that the manufacturing process and its monitoring by ensuring that containers produced complies with the type described in the EC type examination certificate and with the applicable requirements of the regulations.
Before production starts, the manufacturer shall provide a notified body of his choice all necessary information, especially

A)
the technical documentation, which shall also contain

-
Certificates confirming that the welding methods are appropriate and that the welders or welding operators are qualified,

-
Control slip for the materials used in the production of parts and components that contribute to container strength,

-
A report on the examinations and tests performed,

B)
inspection document describing the appropriate examinations and tests to be carried out during manufacture, as well as how and how often these will be implemented,

C)
EC type examination certificate.

2.3
Checking containers

2.3.1

For every container that is produced must be a notified body perform appropriate examinations and tests to check that the vessel complies with the approved type described in the EC type examination certificate and with the corresponding requirements of the regulations in accordance with the following points:

A)
manufacturer must present containers in homogeneous batches and take all necessary measures to ensure that the manufacturing process ensures the uniformity of each batch produced.

B)
When the Notified Body examines a party, it must ensure that the containers are manufactured and controlled in accordance with the technical documentation, and carry out a hydrostatic pressure test, or a pneumatic pressure testing with the same effect, of all the containers in party where these are subjected to a pressure Ph at 1.5 times the container calculation pressure to control their strength. Pneumatic pressure testing assumes that the security provisions for the sample approved by the Member State in which such testing undertaken.

C)
To examine the weld quality shall the Notified Body also perform tests on specimens as chosen by the manufacturer is taken from a test subject which is representative of production or from a container. The tests carried out on long welds. The tests shall be repeated on the circular welds when using various welding methods by round- and long welding.

D)
When it comes to containers mentioned in Annex. 2.1.2, the tests shall be on test specimens replaced by hydrostatic testing of five randomly selected containers from each party to ensure that it meets the basic safety requirements of Annex I no. 2.1.2.

E)
When it comes approved batches, the notified body affix its identification number, or ensure that this number is applied, on each container and draw up a written certificate of conformity for the tests carried out. All containers in a party can be marketed, except those who have not gone through a hydrostatic pressure test or a pneumatic pressure testing with positive results.

F)
If a lot is rejected, the notified body shall take appropriate measures to prevent the party placed on the market. If parties rejected frequently, the notified body may suspend the scheme statistical verification.

G)
The manufacturer shall, on request from the relevant authorities to submit the notified body samsvarssertfikater mentioned in letter e).

2.3.2
The conformity assessment body shall submit a copy of the inspection report to the Member State which has designated organ, and on request to the other notified bodies, the other Member States and the Commission.

2.3.3
The manufacturer shall, under the notified body's responsibility, affix the notified body's identification number in the production process.

2.4
CE marking and EC Declaration

2.4.1
The manufacturer shall affix the CE marking on each container that is consistent with the type described in the EC type examination certificate and satisfies the applicable requirements of the regulations.

2.4.2
The manufacturer shall draw up a written EU declaration of conformity for each container model and could set it at the disposal of the national authorities for ten years after the container is placed on the market. EC declaration of conformity shall identify the container it has been drawn.

2.4.3
A copy of the EC declaration of conformity shall upon request be made available to competent authorities.

2.5
representative

Manufacturer obligations specified in paragraph. 2.4 can be met by its representative on behalf and responsibility, provided that they are specified in the authorization.

3. Conformity to type based on internal production control and supervised control of containers at irregular intervals (Module C2)

3.1
Conformity to type based on internal production control and supervised control of containers at irregular intervals is the part of the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer fulfills the obligations laid down in paragraph. 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4, and ensures and declares on own responsibility that the affected containers are in conformity with the type as described in the EC type examination certificate and satisfies the applicable requirements of the regulations.

3.2
production

3.2.1
The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary so that the manufacturing process and its monitoring by ensuring that containers produced complies with the type described in the EC type examination certificate and with the applicable requirements of the regulations.

3.2.2
Before production starts, the manufacturer shall provide a notified body of his choice all necessary information, especially

A)
the technical documentation, which shall also contain

-

Certificates confirming that the welding methods are appropriate and that the welders or welding operators are qualified,

-
Control slip for the materials used in the production of parts and components that contribute to container strength,

-
A report examinations and tests performed,

B)
EU typeprøvingssertifikatetet,

C)
a document describing the manufacturing process and all systematic measures laid down in advance to ensure that containers are in conformity with the type described in the EC type examination certificate.

The notified body shall, prior to the date of production start, examine the said documents to confirm that they comply with EC type examination certificate.

3.2.3
The document referred to in paragraph. 3.2.2 letter c) shall contain

A)
a description of the means of production and control equipment which is suitable for producing containers

B)
an inspection document describing the appropriate examinations and tests that will be performed during the manufacturing process, as well as how and how often these will be implemented,

C)
a commitment to carry out examinations and tests in accordance with the inspection document and to make a hydraulic pressure test or a pneumatic pressure testing if the Member State agrees to this, with a test pressure of 1.5 times the design pressure of each single container produced; qualified staff who are sufficiently independent of the production staff, will be responsible for performing these examinations and tests, to be treated in a report,

D)
addresses of production sites and warehouses, and date for when production will begin.

3.3
Checking containers

The notified body shall perform or cause to be performed spot checks of containers with irregular intervals determined by the body, to control the quality of the internal control of the vessel, taking into account inter alia the technological complex containers are, and production volume. A suitable sample selection of the finished containers, taken on site by the notified body before the containers placed on the market, must be examined and appropriate tests as defined in the relevant parts of the harmonized standards and / or equivalent tests laid down in other relevant technical specifications, shall be carried out to check whether the vessel is in conformity with the type described in the EC type examination certificate and with the relevant requirements of the Regulations.
The notified body shall also ensure that the manufacturer actually checks series-produced vessels in accordance with paragraph. 3.2.3 letter c).
If a sample does not hold an acceptable quality level, the notified body shall take appropriate measures.
Purpose of the procedure for sampling to be used is to determine whether the production process for the container is within acceptable limits, in order to ensure that the container is in accordance with requirements.
The conformity assessment body shall submit a copy of the inspection report to the Member State which has designated organ, and on request to the other notified bodies, the other Member States and the Commission.
The manufacturer shall, under the notified body's responsibility, affix the notified body's identification number during the manufacturing process.

3.4
CE marking and EC Declaration

3.4.1
The manufacturer shall affix the CE marking on each container that is consistent with the type described in the EC type examination certificate and satisfies the applicable requirements of the regulations.

3.4.2
The manufacturer shall draw up a written EU declaration of conformity for each container model and could set it at the disposal of the national authorities for ten years after the container is placed on the market. EC declaration of conformity shall identify the container it has been drawn.

3.4.3
A copy of the EC declaration of conformity shall upon request be made available to competent authorities.

3.5
representative

Manufacturer obligations specified in paragraph. 3.4 can be met by its representative on behalf and responsibility, provided that they are specified in the authorization.

4. Conformity to type based on internal production control (module C)

4.1
Conformity to type based on internal production control is the part of the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer fulfills the obligations laid down in paragraph. 4.2 and 4.3, and ensures and declares that the affected containers are in conformity with the type described in the EC type examination certificate and satisfies the applicable requirements of Regulation .

4.2
production


The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary so that the manufacturing process and its monitoring with it, ensures that the containers produced are in conformity with the approved type described in the EC type examination certificate and with the applicable requirements of the regulations.
Before production starts, the manufacturer shall provide to the notified body which issued the EC type examination certificate, all necessary information, especially

A)
certificates confirming that the welding methods are appropriate and that the welders or welding operators are qualified,

B)
control slip for the materials used in the production of parts and components that contribute to container strength,

C)
a report on the examinations and tests performed,

D)
a document describing the manufacturing process and all systematic measures laid down in advance to ensure that containers are in conformity with the type described in the EC type examination certificate.

The latter document shall contain

I)
a description of the means of production and control equipment which is suitable for producing containers

Ii)
an inspection document describing the appropriate examinations and tests that will be performed during the manufacturing process, as well as how and how often these will be implemented,

Iii)
a commitment to carry out examinations and tests in accordance with the inspection document and to make a hydraulic pressure test or a pneumatic pressure testing if the Member State agrees to this, with a test pressure of 1.5 times the design pressure of each single container produced; qualified staff who are sufficiently independent of the production staff, will be responsible for performing these examinations and tests, to be treated in a report,

Iv)
addresses of production sites and warehouses, and date for when production will begin.

The notified body shall, prior to the date of production start, examine the said documents to confirm that they comply with EC type examination certificate.

4.3
CE marking and EC Declaration

4.3.1
The manufacturer shall affix the CE marking on each container that is consistent with the type described in the EC type examination certificate and satisfies the applicable requirements of the regulations.

4.3.2
The manufacturer shall draw up a written EU declaration of conformity for each container model and could set it at the disposal of the national authorities for ten years after the container is placed on the market. EC declaration of conformity shall identify the container it has been drawn.

4.3.3
A copy of the EC declaration of conformity shall upon request be made available to competent authorities.

4.4
representative

Manufacturer obligations specified in paragraph 4.3. May be fulfilled by its representative on behalf and responsibility, provided that they are specified in the authorization.

Annex IV
EC Declaration (no. Xxxx) 1

1.
Container / container model (product, type, batch or serial number):

2.
Name and address of the manufacturer and possibly his representative:

3.
This declaration of conformity is issued on the manufacturer's responsibility alone.

4.
Declaration object (identification of the container which makes it possible to trace it, may occasionally include a picture to identify the container):

5.
Declaration object described above is in accordance with relevant parts of the EEA area harmonization legislation:

6.
References to the relevant harmonized standards used, or references to other technical specifications declaring compliance with:

7.
The notified body ... (name, number) performed ... (description of intervention) and issued the certificate:

8.
Additional information:

Signed for and on behalf of:
(place and date of issue):
(name, position) (signature):

Annex V
CE marking

CE marking shall consist of the initials 'CE' taking the following form:

If the CE marking is reduced or enlarged, the proportions of the figure is maintained.
If it is not in any legal act is set specific goals, the CE marking shall be at least 5 mm high.