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The European Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 2014/68/EU provides mandatory guidance for the design, manufacturing and conformity assessment of pressure equipment with a maximum allowable pressure above 0.5 bar or 7.25 psig. Compliance with this Directive is required for designers and manufacturers looking to sell their equipment to the EU. Pressure equipment that is covered by the PED includes pressure vessels, pressure accessories, piping, steam boilers, safety accessories and assemblies.
Pressure equipment manufacturers, suppliers and project owners need to be aware of many regulations, standards and building codes. Compliance is required to bear the CE marking. The new Directive was published in the Official Journal of the European Union L 189 on 27 June 2014 and replaces the old PED 97/23/EC.
Important aspects of the law with regards to the changes:
The conformity assessment procedure provides inspection and quality assessments depending on the environmental impact and level of risk if equipment failure should occur. Steps include:
In order to achieve compliance with PED 2014/68/EU, the pressure equipment conformity assessment must be certified by a Notified Body, which will partner with you to achieve accreditation and meet production deadlines and schedules.
TÜV SÜD America is an accredited Notified Body for Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU and can perform the conformity assessments needed for your equipment’s certification. Our conformity assessments are performed through a variety of procedures, that can be applied depending on the category of the pressure equipment.
Our PED services include:
TÜV SÜD is a third-party Notified Body authorized to carry out assessment and certification for your pressure equipment. From the onset, our Industrial Technical Inspection Services experts provide certification guidance in accordance with CE Marking and can provide expertise for your occupancies and equipment.
This expertise you to grow your business by providing the necessary compliance marketing necessary for accessing EU markets for your industrial equipment.
Benefits to partnering with us include:
From our origins as a steam boiler inspection association in 1866, we have been trusted experts in the field of pressure equipment. You can capitalize on our longstanding experience and technical competency to ensure that your equipment meets the relevant requirements.
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