New Standards from BSI

Medical gas standard
2016 versions for copper tube for air con/refrigeration and medical gases.

2016 editions of BS EN 12735 Part 1 and Part 2 and BS EN 13348 have been issued by BSI, all with minor revisions.

 

BS EN 12735-1:2016  Copper and copper alloys — Seamless, round tubes for air conditioning and refrigeration Part 1: Tubes for piping systems

BS EN 12735-2:2016 - Copper and copper alloys — Seamless, round tubes for air conditioning and refrigeration Part 2: Tubes for equipment

Part 1 specifies the requirements, sampling, test methods and conditions of delivery for seamless round copper and copper alloy tubes used for refrigeration and air-conditioning piping systems

Part 2 specifies the requirements, sampling, test methods and conditions of delivery for seamless round copper tubes, smooth or inner finned, used for heat exchangers and their internal connecting pipes in the manufacturing of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment

 

BS EN 13348:2016 Copper and copper alloys. Seamless, round copper tubes for medical gases or vacuum 

Specifies the requirements, sampling, test methods and conditions of delivery for copper tubes for pipeline systems under vacuum or for distributing medical gases intended to be used at operating pressures up to 2 000 kPa.

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