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Leaktightness in vacuum conditions.

Test methods

A pipe and accessory assembly is subjected to a partial vacuum for a set period of time. The leaktightness of the joints is checked during the test.

Products to test

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

  • Polypropylene (PP) EN ISO 15874-1, -2, -3, -5
  • Cross-linked polyethylene (PE-X) EN ISO 15875-1, -2, -3, -5
  • Polybutene (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