Review and basic properties of new and
general approach to standardization and technical adjustment of pressure
equipment (Pressure Equipment Directive – PED) have been presented. Attention
has been paid to the PED sections related to the structural integrity, i.e. to
essential safety requirements, calculations and design, and in particular,
pressure testing of strength.
In the second part, conditions and
possibilities of PED application in our country are considered.
pressure equipment, European directive, standards, structural
integrity, technical regulations