The Testing Body „Plastics and Elastomers“ is approved by DVGW CERT GmbH and accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 to perform tests on pipe systems and their components as well as on elastomeric sealing elements for the use in drinking water house installation. Sealing elements for gas appliances and gas house installation are covered by this accreditation, too.
The Testing Body has the competence according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 for specific test and product standards which are shown in the appendix of the accreditation certificate D-PL-11142-01-02 under points 15 to 17.
The Testing Body „Plastics and Elastomers“ of the MPA NRW executes type examination testing on the basis of the technical regulation of DVGW and the underlying national, European and international standards.
Included are the construction parts and components as mentioned below:
- Pipes and pipe system components made of plastic including multilayer pipes for the use in hot and cold water house installation and adjecant fields of application such as heating system pipelines up to DN 63
- Elastomeric sealing elements for „drinking water use and supply“ as well as for „Sealing for gas installation“
Herein included is mechanical testing as well as the full range of designated analytical testing for identification purposes