BS EN 1779:1999 - Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Criteria for method and technique selection
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BS EN 1779:1999

Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Criteria for method and technique selection

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : November 1999



This European Standard describes criteria for the selection of the most suitable method and technique for the assessment of leak tightness by indication or measurement of a gas leakage. Annex A, normative, allows a comparison of standard test methods. Leak detection using hydrostatic tests, ultrasonic or electromagnetic methods is not included in this document. This standard can be used for equipment which can be evacuated or pressurized.

Standard NumberBS EN 1779:1999
TitleNon-destructive testing. Leak testing. Criteria for method and technique selection
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date15 November 1999
Confirm Date28 September 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1330-8, EN 473
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
International RelationshipsEN 1779:1999
Amended ByAMD 14968
Amendment, February 2004
Draft Superseded By95/700677 DC
DescriptorsTest specimens, Tracer methods, Selection, Dangerous materials, Leak tests, Electrical safety, Hazards, Type testing, Non-destructive testing, Mathematical calculations, Pressure, Gas flow, Testing conditions
Title in FrenchEssais non destructifs. Controles d'etancheite. Criteres de choix de la methode et de la technique
Title in GermanZerstoerungsfreie Pruefung. Dichtheitspruefung. Kriterien zur Auswahl eines Pruefverfahrens
ISBN0 580 32931 3
File Size300 KB

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