BS EN 13121-3:2016 - GRP tanks and vessels for use above ground. Design and workmanship

BS EN 13121-3:2016

GRP tanks and vessels for use above ground. Design and workmanship

Status : Current, Under review   Published : April 2016



This European Standard gives requirements for the design, fabrication, inspection, testing and verification of GRP tanks and vessels with or without thermoplastics lining for storage or processing of fluids, factory made or site built, non-pressurized or pressurized up to 10 bar, for use above ground. Further requirements are presented in normative Annex G. The terms vessels and tanks as used in this part of EN 13121 include branches up to the point of connection to pipe work or other equipment by bolting and supports, brackets or other attachments bonded directly to the shell. This part of EN 13121 covers vessels and tanks subject to temperatures between - 40 °C and 120 °C. Excluded from this part of EN 13121 are: - tanks and vessels for the transport of fluids; - underground storage tanks; - spherical vessels; - vessels and tanks of irregular shape; - tanks and vessels with double containment where the double wall is considered structural; - tanks and vessels which are subject to the risk of explosion, or failure of which may cause an emission of radioactivity; - specification for fibre reinforced cisterns of one piece and sectional construction for the storage, above ground, of cold water (see EN 13280).

Standard NumberBS EN 13121-3:2016
TitleGRP tanks and vessels for use above ground. Design and workmanship
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 April 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 3915, EN ISO 7500-1, ASME B16.5/16.47, EN 1991–1-1, EN 13555, EN ISO 11357-2, EN 13067, EN 1991-1-3, EN ISO 899-2, EN ISO 14125, EN 1998, EN ISO 14692-3:2002, EN 1993, ASTM D4541-09, ISO 291:1994, ISO 2592, EN 1092-1:2018, ISO 899-1, EN 13445-3:2014, EN 13121-2:2003, ISO 48, EN 13121-1:2003, BS EN 1092-1:2018, EN 59, ISO 1172, EN 1993-1-6:2007, EN 1998-4:2006, EN 1998-1, EN ISO 75-2, ISO 9513, EN 1991-1-5, ISO 14692-3:2002, EN 13923, EN ISO 2592, EN 1990, ISO 75-2, ISO 11357-2, ISO 527-4, EN ISO 1172, EN ISO 9513, EN ISO 899-1, ISO 14125, EN 13121-4, EN ISO 291, EN 1991-4, ISO 7500-1, EN 1993-1-1, EN 10025-2, EN ISO 527-4, ISO 899-2, EN 1991-1-4, EN ISO 3915
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 1993-1-3:2006, CEN/TR 13121-5:2017, IEC 60721-2-6, 97/23/EC, EN 1991-1-6, EN 1591, EN 13280, 2014/68/EU
ReplacesBS EN 13121-3:2008+A1:2010, BS 4994:1987
International RelationshipsEN 13121-3:2016
Draft Superseded By14/30298583 DC
DescriptorsReinforced materials, Production, Inspection, Thermoplastic polymers, Laminates, Fluids, Mathematical calculations, Glass fibres, Pressure vessels, Verification, Containers, Bulk storage containers, Testing, Quality control, Structural design, Plastics, Tanks (containers)
Title in FrenchRéservoirs et récipients en PRV pour applications hors sol. Conception et fabrication
Title in GermanOberirdische GFK-Tanks und -Behälter. Auslegung und Herstellung
ISBN978 0 580 86096 6
File Size8.76 MB

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