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Resistance to internal pressure.

Test methods

A sample (pipe and/or accessories) is subjected to constant, specified hydrostatic internal pressure for a set period of time or until the sample fails.

Products to test

Plastic piping systems for civil works for water of unplasticized Poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) for:

  • Water supply and for buried and above-ground drainage and sewerage under pressure EN ISO 1452-1, -2, -3, -5.
  • Buried drainage and sewage without pressure EN 1401-1
  • Buried drainage and sewage without pressure (structured wall) EN 13476-1, -2, -3.
  • Conveyance of drainage and sewerage under pressure made of EN 12201-1, -2, -3, -5 / ISO 4427.
  • Buried drainage and sewage without pressure (structured wall) EN 13476-1, -2, -3.

Plastics piping systems for civil works for water in:

  • Buried drainage and sewage without pressure (structured wall) made of Polypropylene (PE) EN 13476-1, -2, -3.
  • Conveyance of water under pressure made of oriented unplasticized Poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-O) ISO 16422
  • Supply of buried and above ground drainage, sewerage and irrigation water under pressure - Oriented unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-O) UNE EN 17176-2, -5 / UNE-CEN/TS 17176-3.

Plastics piping systems for hot and cold water in buildings made of:

  • Polypropylene (PP) EN ISO 15874-1, -2, -3, -5
  • Reticulated polyethylene (PE-X) EN ISO 15875-1, -2, -3, -5
  • Polybutylene (PP) EN ISO 15876-1, -2, -3, -5
  • Chlorinated poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-C) EN ISO 15877-1, -2, -3, -5
  • Multilayer EN ISO 21003-1, -2, -3, -5
  • Raised temperature resistance (PE-RT) EN ISO 22391-1, -2, -3, -5

Plastics piping systems for building and discharge of waste water made of:

  • Unplasticized poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) EN 1329-1.
  • Polypropylene (PP) EN 1451-1

Plastics piping systems for civil works for gaseous fuels. Polyethylene (PE).(EN 1555-1, -2, -5 / ISO 4437)