Standards and regulations for pressure equipment are stringent around the world.
In most cases, country laws state that a third-party approved body must be involved in the manufacturing process, from design to final certification. This regulatory landscape can be confusing for manufacturers, and in some cases can prevent them from entering into new markets.
Lloyd's Register has a long track record of expertise in the area of pressure equipment, including contributions to national codes and standards. We invest in our systems and surveyors to maintain accreditations and certifications around the world. This gives you a one-stop-shop for your certification needs.
To find the correct certification service, choose the region where your equipment will be used:
While not a national approval, most US states require pressure equipment to be built to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel code.
We provide inspection services to the standards of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT).
We provide inspection services to the standards of the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) of Ontario.
Asia and Australia
Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
We provide certification services to the European ATEX directive for equipment in an explosive atmosphere.
Construction Products Regulation (CPR)
The Construction Products Regulation (CPR) applies to you if you manufacture, import and / or and distribute construction products within the European Economic Area.
EAC Certification for Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia
The GOST certification for Eurasian Customs Unit has been replaced by the EAC Conformity certification. We can assist you in the EAC certification to make the process as smooth as possible and act as an agent with the certification authority.
In Vitro Diagnostic Device Directive (IVDD)
The ln Vitro Diagnostic Device Directive applies to all IVD manufacturers who intend to place their products in the European Union (EU).
Lifts Directive (LD) 95/16/EC
The Lifts Directive (LD) applies to you if you manufacture or install lifts within the European Economic Area.
Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
The Machinery Directive covers the manufacturing of machinery that is placed on the market or put into use within the European Economic Area.
Occupational Health and Safety Standard of South Africa
We are authorised by the South African Department of Labour to perform safety inspections on conformity to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC
The Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE) is important to you if you design or manufacture personal protective equipment which is covered by the Directive and which is put on the market within the European Economic Area.
Pressure Equipment Directive (PED)
The Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) applies to you if you design or manufacture certain types of pressure equipment which is placed on the market within the European Economic Area.
Simple Pressure Vessels (SPV) Directive 2009/105/EC
The SPV applies to you if you design or manufacture certain types of simple pressure vessels which are placed on the market within the European Economic Area.
Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive (TPED)
The Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive (TPED) applies to manufacturers, authorised representatives, importers, distributors, operators and owners of certain types of transportable pressure equipment.
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