“EQUAL pressure receptacle” equipment is prohibited from commissioning or continued operation

18 November 2014

The cumulative receptacles corresponding to all the characteristics listed below are subject to the Decree of 02/09/14, prohibiting maintenance and exceptional control of pressure receptacle:
  • Simple pressure vessels manufactured in accordance with Directive 87/404 / EEC of 25 June 1987 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to simple pressure receptacles or Directive 2009/105 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on simple pressure receptacles;
  • manufactured by EQUAL SA in Valdemoro (Spain);
  • whose pressure is between 10 and 15.5 bar;
  • The volume is between 4 and 150 liters.


Maintenance of the 120-liter containers mentioned here is prohibited. Other containers meeting these characteristics are subject to an exceptional periodic requalification before 31st March 2015. A special examination of welds and thickness measurements is carried out and the safety accessory is systematically replaced.


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