This standard specifies the requirements for pipes, fittings and the system of unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) intended for use as above-ground external rainwater downpipes.
It also specifies the test parameters for the test methods referred to in this standard.
These products are usually used in conjunction with gutters conforming to EN 607. They are not intended for use with products conforming to EN 612.
It is applicable to PVC-U rainwater systems of circular, square, rectangular or any other shape with sealed (rubber ring or solvent cement) or unsealed joints.
This standard covers a range of pipes and fittings sizes.
It also specifies requirements for brackets.
NOTE It is the responsibility of the purchaser or specifier to make the appropriate selections from the size range to take into account their particular requirements and any relevant national regulations and installation practices or codes.