JANUARY  2022

Our yearly General Assembly took place on June 24th 2021 as a virtual meeting.

EPERC Members can download the minutes in the Restricted Area

 

Our Task Group 7 – Fitness for Service – made its first virtual meeting on September 1st, under the Chairmanship of our Mr. Claude Faidy.

The Agenda and the minutes are freely available in the Task Groups page.

 

The next meeting has been scheduled for March 3rd, 2022.

An overview of the work in progress is freely available in the Task Groups page.

 

 

Our Task Group 4 – Non-linear Analysis – made its first virtual meeting on September 2nd, under the Chairmanship of our Mr. Claude Faidy.

The Agenda and the minutes are freely available in the Task Groups page.

 

The next meeting has been scheduled for March 1st, 2022.

An overview of the work in progress is freely available in the Task Groups page.

 

Our Task Group 1 – Fatigue – made its second virtual meeting on September 22nd, under the chairmanship of our Mr. Guy Baylac.

The Agenda and the minutes are freely available in the Task Groups page.

 

The next meeting has been scheduled for March 8th, 2022.

The Agenda will soon be published  in the Task Groups page.

 

The next meeting of our TG3 – Flange leak tightness – will take place on March 21st  under the chairmanship of our 

Mr. Fernando Lidonnici.

 The Agenda will soon be available in the Task Groups page.

– CEN TG 54  has made a Virtual Meeting on October 19th – Click here to see a short report

– European Commission –

The European Commission has launched a new standardization mandate for equipment interested by the Pressure Equipment Directive and the Simple Pressure Vessel Directive. This new mandate will be discussed in the WGP (Working Group Pressure). Through our vice-chairman Mr. Andrea Tonti, who is member of the group, EPERC has presented two different proposals: the first one concerning a Standard on Recertification of existing vesselsClick here to see the proposal – and the second one for the preparation of a new CEN Standard on Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers (like the American TEMA standard) – Click here to see the proposal.

– Recertification Questionnaire –

On the page of Task Group 12 – Recertification of existing pressure equipment – there is now a Questionnaire (in 4 different languages) intended for the determination of the procedures followed in the different countries for this purpose.

The results will also be published on this page as soon as they are available.

 The next meeting has been scheduled for March 21st, 2022.

– BREXIT – New UK marking procedures –

We have received an information from the British Government about the new UK marking and certification procedures, since the existing EC system will expire at the end of 2023 because of the Brexit.

The 2 informatives are available in the Technical Documents

– WG53 Meeting –

On November 22nd, 2021 there has been a new virtual Meeting of WG53 (Design and calculation) of CEN TC54.

Click here to download the most important resolutions.

– EPERC Newsletter N 10 –

 

Our Newsletter N°10 is now available in the Newsletters page!

 

On Sant’Ambrogio website you can download the following Editorial, signed by our Chairman Fernando Lidonnici:

“New working method for the drafting, approval and publication of the amendments to EN-13445 (unfired pressure vessels)  and 

EN-13480 (piping)” – click here to go to the Editorial.

 

The next Webinars on Pressure Vessels & H.E. Design organized by Sant’Ambrogio have been scheduled for the following dates: 

(Italian language)  – February 14th – 17th, 2022click here for information.

(English language) – March 30th – April 8th, 2022click here for information.

 

All EPERC members will have a discounted fee on all these Courses!