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United States Standards

ASME: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

  • ASME RTP-1 Reinforced Thermoset Plastic Corrosion Resistant Equipment, Mandatory Appendix M-12 Dual Laminate Vessels
  • ASME Section X Fiber-Reinforced Pressure Vessels
  • ASME B31.3 Process Piping

AWS: American Welding Society

  • AWS B2.4 Specification for Welding Procedure and Performance Qualification of Thermoplastics
  • AWS G1.10 Guide for the Evaluation of hot Gas, Hot Gas Extrusion, and Heated Tool Thermoplastic Welds

ASTM: American Society for Testing and Materials

  • ASTM C1147 Standard Practice for Determining the Short Term Tensile Weld Strength of Chemical-Resistant Thermoplastics
  • ASTM D638-03 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics
  • ASTM D1781 Standard Test Method for Climbing Drum Peel
  • ASTM D3299 Standard Specification for Filament-Wound Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermoset Resin Corrosion-Resistant Tanks
  • ASTM D3846 Standard Test Method for In-Plane Shear Strength of Reinforced Plastics
  • ASTM D4097 Standard Specification for Contact-Molded Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermoset Resin Corrosion-Resistant Tanks

ASCE: American Society of Civil Engineers

  • ASCE/SEI 7-10 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings & Other Structures

API: American Petroleum Institute

  • API 12P Specification for Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Tanks

U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Office of Standards Services

  • PS 15-69 Custom Contact-Molded Reinforced Thermoset Resin Chemical-Resistant Process Equipment

 

European Standards

EN: European Standard

  • EN 12814-2 Testing of welded joints of thermoplastics semi-finished products
  • EN 13121-3 European Standard for GRP tanks and vessels for use above ground. Design and workmanship (previously BS 4994)

ISO: International Organization for Standardization

  • ISO 527-1 Plastics – Determination of Tensile Properties – General Principles
  • ISO 527-2 Plastics – Determination of Tensile Properties – Test conditions for moulding and extrusion plastics
  • ISO 15014 Plastics -- Extruded sheets of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) -- Requirements and test methods

DVS: German Welding Society

  • DVS 2207-3 Welding thermoplastics - Hot-gas welding of thermoplastics sheets and pipes
  • DVS 2207-4 Extrusion welding of pipes, piping parts, and panels
  • DVS 2207-15 Welding thermoplastics – Heated tool welding of pipes, piping parts and panels made of PVDF

DIN: German Institute of Standardization

  • DIN 53769, Part 1 Testing of glass fibre reinforced pipe
  • DIN 16964 Wound glass fibre reinforced polyester resin [UP-GF] pipes: general requirements /test method
  • DIN 16965-2 Pipes of glass fibre reinforced polyester resins; wound; type B; dimensions
  • DIN 16966-1 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings and joint assemblies; fittings; general quality requirements and testing
  • DIN 16966-2 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings and joints; Elbows, Dimensions
  • DIN 16966-4 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings an joints; Tees, Nozzles, Dimensions
  • DIN 16966-5 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings and joints; Reducers, Dimensions
  • DIN 16966-6 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings and joint assemblies; collars, flanges, joint rings, dimensions
  • DIN 16966-7 Pipe joints and their elements of glass fibre reinforced polyester resins - Part 7: Bushings, flanges, flanged and butt joints; general quality requirements and test methods
  • DIN 16966-8 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings and joints; Laminated joints; Dimension