This document describes the specific functional requirements for polyamide (PA) pipelines in addition to the general functional requirements of EN 12007-1 for:
a) a maximum operating pressure (MOP) up to and including 16 bar;
b) an operating temperature between −20 °C and +40 °C.
This document covers one type of pipe:
- PA pipes single layer solid wall.
This document specifies common basic principles for gas infrastructure.
NOTE 1 Users of this document are aware that more detailed national standards and/or code of practice can exist in the CEN member countries.
This document is intended to be applied in association with these national standards and/or codes of practice setting out the above-mentioned basic principles.
NOTE 2 In the event of conflicts in terms of more restrictive requirements in national legislation/regulation with the requirements of this document, the national legislation/regulation takes precedence as illustrated in CEN/TR 13737 (all parts).
CEN/TR 13737 (all parts) give:
- clarification of all legislations/regulations applicable in a member state;
- if appropriate, more restrictive national requirements;
- a national contact point for the latest information.