Standards

Main product standards for PVC piping systems

Organis. Application Type of material Title
EN 1329 Soil & waste PVC solid wall Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure - Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U)
EN 1453 Soil & waste PVC structured wall Plastics piping systems with structured-wall pipes for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) inside buildings - Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U)
EN 1401 Drainage & sewerage PVC solid wall Plastics piping systems for non-pressure underground drainage and sewerage - Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U)
EN 13476 Drainage & sewerage PVC structured wall Plastics piping systems for non-pressure underground drainage and sewerage - tructured-wall piping systems of unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U), polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE)
EN 12200 Rainwater PVC solid wall Plastics rainwater piping systems for above ground external use - Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U)
EN ISO 1452 Pressure water PVC solid wall Plastics piping systems for water supply and for buried and above-ground drainage and sewerage under pressure - Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U)
EN ISO 15493 Pressure industry PVC solid wall Plastics piping systems for industrial applications - Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) and chlorinated poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-C) - Specifications for components and the system; Metric series
ISO 16422 Pressure water PVC oriented Pipes and joints made of oriented unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-O) for the conveyance of water under pressure - Specifications
ISO 21004 Pressure water PVC multilayer Plastics piping systems - Multilayer pipes and their joints, based on thermoplastics, for water supply
EN ISO 15877 Hot & cold water PVC-C Plastics piping systems for hot and cold water installations - Chlorinated poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-C)
EN ISO 21003 Hot & cold water PVC-C multilayer Multilayer piping systems for hot and cold water installations inside buildings

Main supporting standards for PVC piping systems

Organis. Application Type of material Title
ISO/TR 10358 Chemical resistance Thermoplastics Plastics pipes and fittings - combined chemical-resistance classification table
EN ISO 9080 Extrapolation Long term Pressure Plastics piping and ducting systems - Determination of the long-term hydrostatic strength of thermoplastics materials in pipe form by extrapolation
EN ISO 12162 Classification Thermoplastics Thermoplastics materials for pipes and fittings for pressure applications - Classification, designation and design coefficient
ISO 10508 Classification Hot & cold water Plastics piping systems for hot and cold water installations - Guidance for classification and design
ISO/TR 4191 Installation PVC pressure Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (PVC-U) pipes for water supply - Recommended practices for laying
CEN/TR 12108 Installation PVC-C hot & cold Plastics piping systems - Guidance for the installation inside buildings of pressure piping systems for hot and cold water intended for human consumption

Main test standards for PVC piping systems

Organis. Application Type of material Title
ISO 18373 Testing Gelation Rigid PVC pipes - Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) method
EN 580 Testing Gelation Plastics piping systems - Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) pipes - Test method for the resistance to dichloromethane at a specified temperature (DCMT)
EN ISO 1167 Testing Pressure resistance Thermoplastics pipes, fittings and assemblies for the conveyance of fluids - Determination of the resistance to internal pressure
EN 744 Testing Impact resistance Plastics piping and ducting systems - Thermoplastics pipes - Test method for resistance to external blows by the round-the-clock method
EN 1411 Testing Impact resistance Plastics piping and ducting systems - Thermoplastics pipes - Determination of resistance to external blows by the staircase method
EN ISO 9969 Testing Ring stiffness Thermoplastics pipes - Determination of ring stiffness
EN ISO 13968 Testing Ring flexibility Plastics piping and ducting systems - Thermoplastics pipes - Determination of ring flexibility
EN 727 Testing Vicat Plastics piping and ducting systems - Thermoplastics pipes and fittings - Determination of Vicat softening temperature (VST)
EN 12293 Testing Temperature cycling Plastics piping systems - Thermoplastics pipes and fittings for hot and cold water - Test method for the resistance of mounted assemblies to temperature cycling
EN 12294 Testing Leak tightness Plastics piping systems - Systems for hot and cold water - Test method for leaktightness under vacuum
EN 12295 Testing Pressure cycling Plastics piping systems - Thermoplastics pipes and associated fittings for hot and cold water - Test method for resistance of joints to pressure cycling