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CEN - EN 88-1

Safety and control devices for gas burners and gas burning appliances - Part 1: Pressure regulators for inlet pressures up to and including 50 kPa

active, Most Current
Organization: CEN
Publication Date: 1 October 2022
Status: active
Page Count: 66
ICS Code (Pressure regulators): 23.060.40
scope:

This document specifies the safety, design, construction, and performance requirements and testing for pressure regulators and pneumatic gas/air ratio pressure regulators (zero pressure regulators are included as a special type of pneumatic gas/air ratio pressure regulators) for burners and appliances burning one or more gaseous fuels, hereafter referred to as "pressure regulators".

This document is applicable to pressure regulators with declared maximum inlet pressures up to and including 50 kPa and of nominal connection sizes up to and including DN 250.

This European standard specifies general product requirements for the following controls:

- automatic shut-off valves;

- automatic burner control systems;

- flame supervision devices;

- gas/air ratio controls;

- pressure regulators;

- manual taps;

- mechanical thermostats;

- multifunctional controls;

- pressure sensing devices;

- valve proving systems;

- automatic vent valves.

This European standard applies for control functions that are not covered by a specific control standard for burners and appliances burning one or more gaseous fuels or liquid fuels.

This European Standard applies also for safety accessories and pressure accessories with a product of the maximum allowable pressure PS and the volume V of less than 600 000 kPa · dm3 (6 000 bar · L) or with a product of PS and DN of less than 300 000 kPa (3 000 bar).

This European Standard is applicable to reset functions used for reset from lockout, e.g. due to ignition failure or temperature cut-out in burners and appliances (see Annex M).

This European Standard establishes methodologies for the determination of a Safety Integrity Level (SIL) and the determination of a Performance Level (PL) (see Annex J, Annex K and Annex L).

This European Standard gives guidelines for environmental aspects (see Annex N).

This European Standard does not apply to mechanical controls for use with liquid fuels.

The protection against environmental impact in open air (i.e. capable of withstanding UV radiation, wind, rain, snow, dirt deposits, condensation, ice and hoar frost (see IEV 441-11-05:2005), earthquake and external fire) is not covered by this standard.

This European Standard should be used in conjunction with the specific control standard (see Bibliography).

This document is applicable to:

- pressure regulators which use auxiliary energy;

- pneumatic gas/air ratio pressure regulators, which function by controlling a gas outlet pressure in response to an air signal pressure, air signal differential pressure, and/or to a furnace pressure signal (zero pressure regulators are included as a special type of pneumatic gas/air ratio pressure regulators);

- pneumatic gas/air ratio pressure regulators, which change an air outlet pressure in response to a gas signal pressure or a gas signal differential pressure.

This document is not applicable to:

- pressure regulators connected directly to a gas distribution network or to a container that maintains a standard distribution pressure;

- pressure regulators intended for gas appliances to be installed in the open air and exposed to the environment;

- mechanically linked gas/air ratio controls;

- electronic gas/air ratio controls (EN 12067-2:2022).

Document History

EN 88-1
October 1, 2022
Safety and control devices for gas burners and gas burning appliances - Part 1: Pressure regulators for inlet pressures up to and including 50 kPa
This document specifies the safety, design, construction, and performance requirements and testing for pressure regulators and pneumatic gas/air ratio pressure regulators (zero pressure regulators...
October 1, 2022
Safety and control devices for gas burners and gas burning appliances - Part 1: Pressure regulators for inlet pressures up to and including 50 kPa
This document specifies the safety, design, construction, and performance requirements and testing for pressure regulators and pneumatic gas/air ratio pressure regulators (zero pressure regulators...
April 1, 2011
Pressure regulators and associated safety devices for gas appliances - Part 1: Pressure regulators for inlet pressures up to and including 50 kPa
This European Standard specifies the safety, construction and performance requirements for pressure regulators and pneumatic gas/air ratio pressure regulators (zero pressure regulators are included...
April 1, 2011
Pressure regulators and associated safety devices for gas appliances - Part 1: Pressure regulators for inlet pressures up to and including 50 kPa
This European Standard specifies the safety, construction and performance requirements for pressure regulators and pneumatic gas/air ratio pressure regulators (zero pressure regulators are included...
November 1, 2007
Pressure regulators and associated safety devices for gas appliances - Part 1: Pressure regulators for inlet pressures up to and including 500 mbar
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