Flanges and their joints - Quality assurance inspection and testing of gaskets in accordance with the series of standards EN 1514 and EN 12560
This document specifies the quality assurance procedures that are applicable to ensure that delivered gaskets comply with the relevant product standards. This document sets down procedures by which a user can have confidence that the salient features of each batch of gaskets or gasket materials delivered to him will be constant.
The gasket types covered by this document are those that are within the scope of the series of standards EN 1514 and EN 12560 and are simultaneously within the scope of the series of standards EN 1591. An exception is those gaskets intended solely for domestic fluids (like water, waste water ...) which are based on rubber with or without reinforcement like fillers and/or inserts.