The products are intended to be used for the transport of drinking water and raw water at temperatures up to 50 °C. The products with nominal size from DN 25 to DN 3000 can be used in under and above ground applications.  The pipes and fittings are provided with tensile resistant and non-tensile resistant joints with or without rubber sealing elements.

Pre-certification tests

The pre-certification tests to be performed are based on the (product) requirements as contained in this evaluation guideline, including the test methods, and comprise of, depending on the nature of the product to be certified, the following:

• type testing to determine whether the products comply with the product and/or functional requirements;

• production process assessment;

• assessment of the quality system and the IQC-scheme;

• assessment on the presence and functioning of the remaining procedures.

Granting the quality declaration

After finishing the pre-certification tests, the results are presented to the decision maker deciding on granting of the certificate. This person evaluates the results and decides whether the certificate can be granted or if additional data and/or tests are necessary.