This European Standard specifies general requirements and tests for conduit systems buried underground for the protection and management of insulated conductors and/or power cables or communication cables.
This European Standard is applicable to conduits with circular cross section.
The requirements described in this standard are applicable to all conduits
- installed individually or installed as a part of an assembly;
- where the cable is installed by pulling or pushing.
prEN 50626-2 specifies particular requirements and tests that are required for special applications.
NOTE Examples of special applications include special pipe installation techniques, and alternative cable installation techniques are trenchless installation.