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2014/68/EU Pressure Equipment Directive (EU)

Ensure your products comply with the European Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) with TÜV Rheinland certification

The European Union directive for pressure equipment (PED) is a common standard for all European member states. It regulates that all pressure equipment connected to the European Union market be certified by a notified body. According to PED 2014/68 /EU if you would like to sell pressure equipment in Europe, you must test the products and have them approved by an accredited third party.We are a recognized notified body for the certification of products, systems and personnel under the PED. We help you with design examination, material approval or manufacture and conformity assessment of certain types of pressure equipment. Furthermore, we provide certification allowing the manufacturer to apply the CE mark to their products. Ensure your products conform to regional standards with our support.Ask how we can help you efficiently secure PED approval for your products!

Detailed Information

Technical aspects Safety
Market surveillance Yes
Obligation Mandatory
Factory inspection Conditionally
Sample testing Conditionally

​The certicate validity depends on the conformity assessment procedures (module) and further national regulation.

Product Scope

The Pressure Equipment Directive applies to the design, manufacture and conformity assessment of pressure equipment and assemblies with a maximum allowable pressure greater than 0.5 bar and which are not covered by other directives or local legal laws.

Products covered by the directive include pressure vessels, heat exchangers, steam boilers, pipelines, storage tanks, pressure relief devices, valves, regulators and other pressure equipment.

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