Pressure Equipment Directive and CE Marks

What is a CE mark?

The Pressure Equipment Directive (2014/68/EU) is an obligatory European Union legal framework for equipment subject to a pressure related hazards. The purpose of PED is to harmonise national laws of EU countries regarding the design, manufacture, testing and conformity assessment of pressure equipment supplied within the EU and the European Economic Area.

CE Mark for the Pressure Equipment DerectiveThe Pressure Equipment Directive covers a range of devices including vessels (including filter housings), pressurised storage containers, heat exchangers, steam generators, boilers, industrial piping, safety devices and pressure accessories.

Pressure equipment and assemblies above specified pressure and/or volume thresholds must: be safe, meet essential safety requirements covering design, manufacture and testing, satisfy appropriate conformity assessment procedure, and carry CE marking and other required information.

Sound Engineering Practice (SEP)

Pressure equipment and assemblies below the specified pressure / volume thresholds must: be safe, be designed and manufactured in accordance with the sound engineering practice (SEP) and carry specified markings (but not the CE mark).

Module H Approval for PED

Classic Filters has Module H approval for PED which enables us to supply CE marked housings for standard products and specially designed products. Even if you require just a single special housing, we can design it, make a PED assessment, create a Technical File and Declaration of Conformity and supply it with a CE mark

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Whatever your filter application we are happy to discuss any requirements for CE marks with you – please call us on +44 (0)1634 724224 or email us your requirements to [email protected]