BS EN 12257:2002 - Transportable gas cylinders. Seamless, hoop-wrapped composite cylinders

BS EN 12257:2002

Transportable gas cylinders. Seamless, hoop-wrapped composite cylinders

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : March 2002



This European Standard specifies minimum requirements for the materials, design, construction, prototype testing and routine manufacturing inspections of composite gas cylinders with a water capacity up to and including 450 litres for compressed, liquefied and dissolved gases. NOTE For the purposes of this standard, the word "cylinder" includes tubes up to 450 litres water capacity. This standard is applicable to cylinders that comprise a seamless metal liner reinforced over a substantial part of the parallel length by wound composite fibres of glass, carbon, aramid, or wire. This standard is not applicable to gas cylinders which are almost totally covered with fibres and commonly called "fully-wrapped" cylinders. For fully-wrapped composite cylinders see prEN 12245. NOTE The specification does not address the design, fitting and performance of removable protective sleeves. Where these are fitted they should be considered separately.

Standard NumberBS EN 12257:2002
TitleTransportable gas cylinders. Seamless, hoop-wrapped composite cylinders
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date28 March 2002
Confirm Date09 December 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
International RelationshipsEN 12257:2002
Draft Superseded By95/717057 DC
DescriptorsPressure vessels, Approval testing, Volume, Industrial, Composite materials, Type testing, Transportable, Gas cylinders, Design
Title in FrenchBouteilles a gaz transportables. Bouteilles sans soudure, frettees composites
Title in GermanOrtsbewegliche Gasflaschen. Nahtlose umfangsgewickelte Flaschen aus Verbundwerkstoffen
ISBN0 580 38155 2
File Size409 KB

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