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Expansion Products & Services: The Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC

Sometimes referred to as the PED, the Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC specifies five Conformity Assessment Categories for Sound Engineering Practise - categories I, II, III or IV. All expansion products and equipment fall in to one of these categories. VIP ensure the safe and correct selection of products by using these categorisations, based on information provided by the customer or via the methods above. This information includes:

  • Pipe size
  • Temperature
  • Application details
  • Site conditions
  • Media
  • Maximum working pressures

VIP Ltd process this information to produce the appropriate documents, markings and data tag details essential for the project. It is essental that any products supplied by us be used in accordance with the Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC and any working / operating conditions specified by the manufacturer. If you are uncertain about the correct use or application of any products, our Technical Sales Team can happily provide detailed information on the specification and performance of all VIP-supplied products. VIP are committed to the correct use of PED to ensure safety - we continuously work with our customers to ensure the correct information is supplied and to help them adhere to and comply with these regulations.

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