A sample (pipe and/or accessory) is subjected to internal hydrostatic pressure over a set period of time. The watertightness of the joint is verified during the test.
Products to test
Plastics piping systems for civil works for water in:
Plastics piping systems for non-pressure underground drainage and sewerage - Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) EN 1401-1.
Structured-wall, non-pressure piping systems of:
Plastics piping systems for hot and cold water in buildings for discharge of waste of: