The Pressure Equipment Directive applies to the pressure equipment and assemblies with a maximum allowable pressure PS greater than 0,5 bar. The Directive contains requirements and regulations relating to the safety of design, production and conformity assessment procedure.
By pressure equipment are implied pressure vessels, installation pipes, safety fittings and pressurized fittings including elements attached to the pressurized parts such as flanges, tubules, and couplings.
The manufacturer or importer should determine whether the pressure equipment may be assessed directly or the Notified Body should be involved. Depends on product characteristics (maximum permissible pressure, volume/diameter of pressure equipment and intended material content) the pressure equipment falls into one of four categories of the Directive. If pressure equipment of different categories is assembled into integrated and functional unit, the pressure equipment of the highest category determines the entire assembly. Based on the applicable category the appropriate module is applied. Each module describes the conformity procedure to follow.
By affixing the CE marking on the pressure equipment the manufacturer or importer declares that product complies with essential requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU. CE marked pressure equipment can be traded freely within the European Economic Area (EEA).
The Pressure Equipment Directive contains the list of products that fall outside the scope of the Directive:
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The Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU contains the legal obligations for each type of economic operators (manufacturer, importer, distributor). The following step-by-step plan has been drawn up for the manufacturer.
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