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LATEST, NEW & UPDATED STANDARDS IN THE FIELD OF ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING Written and compiled by Consultant David Richards Hon.FSEE, CEng, CEnv


There are a number of new standards and technical specifications encompassed within this issue. Of these, four are detailed below.


BS EN ISO 22975 Solar energy. Collector components andmaterials. -1 Evacuated tubes. Durability and performance. -2 Heat-pipes for solar thermal application. Durability and performance.


These new parts of BS EN ISO 22975 are applicable to all categories of evacuated tubes, including double-glass and glass-metal sealed evacuated tubes as well as to heat- pipes for use with evacuated tubes and flat plate collectors. They provide testmethods for determining durability of evacuated tubes and heat pipes, including


Category Contamination


Shock and Vibration Standard Electro-Magnetic


BS EN ISO 14644-14 BS ISO 21018-4 BS ISO 8608 BS EN ISO 10326-1 BS ISO 20816-1 BS ISO 21940-11 BS EN 50592 BS EN 61000-1-2


BS EN 61000-4-9 IEC 61000-4-23


EN 62209-1 Packaging


BS EN 12642 BS ISO 18616


Sustainability


BS ISO 19709-1 ISO 21067-1 BS EN 16796


vacuumperformance as well as resistance to thermal shock, external impact, internal pressure, high temperature and freezing.


BS EN ISO 14644-14 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments. Assessment of suitability for use of equipment by airborne particle concentration


This part of BS EN ISO 14644 specifies amethodology to assess the suitability of equipment (e.g.machinery, measuring equipment, process equipment, components and tools) for use in cleanrooms and associated controlled environments, with respect to airborne particle cleanliness as specified in ISO 146441.


BS ISO 18211 Non-destructive testing. Long-range Description


Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments. Assessment for use of equipment by airborne particle concentration. Hydraulic fluid power.Monitoring the level of particulate contamination in the fluid. Use of the light extinction technique. Mechanical vibration. Road surface profiles. Reporting ofmeasured data. Mechanical vibration. Laboratorymethod for evaluating vehicle seat vibration. Basic requirements. Mechanical vibration.Measurement and evaluation ofmachine vibration. General guidelines. Mechanical vibration. Rotor balancing. Procedures and tolerances for rotors with rigid Behaviour. Railway applications. Testing of rolling stock for electromagnetic compatibility with axle counters.


Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). General.Methodology for the achievement of functional safety of electrical and electronic systems including equipment with regard to electromagnetic phenomena. Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Testing andmeasurement techniques. Impulsemagnetic field immunity test.


Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Testing andmeasurement techniques. Testmethods for protective devices for HEMP and other radiated disturbances.


Measurement procedure for the assessment of specific absorption rate of human exposure to radio frequency fields fromhand-held and body-mounted wireless communication devices. Devices used next to the ear (Frequency range of 300MHz to 6 GHz). Securing of cargo on road vehicles. Body structure of commercial vehicles.Minimumrequirements.


Transport packaging. Reusable, rigid plastic distribution boxes. -1 General purpose application. -2 General specifications for testing.


Transport packaging. Small load container systems. Common requirements and testmethods. Packaging. Vocabulary. General terms.


Energy efficiency of Industrial trucks. Testmethods. -1 General. -2 Operator controlled self-propelled trucks, towing tractors and burden-carrier trucks. -3 Container handling lift trucks.


ISO 18523-1 BS EN ISO 22975


Miscellaneous


BS ISO 50047 ISO 148


Energy performance of buildings. Schedule and condition of building, zone and space for energy calculation. Non-residential buildings.


Solar energy. Collector components andmaterials. -1 Evacuated tubes. Durability and performance. -2 Heat-pipes for solar thermal application. Durability and performance.


Energy savings. Determination of energy savings in organizations.


Metallicmaterials. Charpy pendulumimpact test. -1 Testmethod. -2 Verification of testingmachines. -3 Preparation and characterisation of Charpy V-notch test pieces for indirect verification of pendulumimpactmachines.


ISO 12135


PD CEN/CLC ISO/IEC TS 17021-2 BS ISO 18211


NewWork Items In order to givemembers the opportunity to take part in the setting of standards, the following are recently announced new standards work, along with the relevant BSI committee (in brackets).


BS ISO 23529 BS ISO 37001 ISO 3506-6 ISO 11654 EN 12830


ISO 14005


ISO 14993 EN 61400-27


Metallicmaterials. Unifiedmethod of test for the determination of quasistatic fracture toughness.


Conformity assessment. Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification ofmanagement systems. Competence requirements for auditing and certification of environmentalmanagement systems.


Non-destructive testing. Long-range inspection of above-ground pipelines and plant piping using guided wave testing with axial propagation. Rubber. General procedures for preparing and conditioning test pieces for physical testmethods. Anti-briberymanagement systems. Requirements with guidance for use. Mechanical properties of corrosion-resistant stainless steel fasteners (FME/9). Acoustics. Sound absorbers for use in buildings. Rating of sound absorption (EH/1/6).


Temperature recorders for the transport, storage and distribution of temperature sensitive goods including food and pharmaceuticals. Tests, performance, suitability andmarking (RHE/19).


Environmentalmanagement systems. Guidelines for the phased implementation of an environmentalmanagement system, including the use of environmental performance evaluation (SES/1/1). Corrosion ofmetals and alloys. Accelerated testing involving cyclic exposure to saltmist, dry and wet conditions (ISE/NFE/8).


Wind energy generation systems. Electrical simulationmodels. -1 Genericmodels (PEL/88). -2Model validation (PEL/88). -3 Test procedure for encapsulant transmittance (GEL/82).


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inspection of above-ground pipelines and plant piping using guided wave testing with axial propagation.


This standard specifies amethod for long-range testing of carbon and low-alloy steel pipelines and plant piping in order to detect corrosion or erosion damage. It uses guided ultrasonic waves with axial propagation applied on the entire circumferential pipe section.


BS ISO 19709-1 Transport packaging. Small load container systems. Common requirements and testmethods.


This new standard specifies the essential characteristics, common requirements and testmethods for Small Load Container (SLC) systems used in handling, transport and storage for the automotive industry.


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