Specification for vessels for use in heating systems Calorifiers and storage vessels for central heating and hot water supply
|Standard number:||BS 853-1:1990+A3:2011|
|ISBN:||978 0 580 60491 1|
This standard BS 853-1:1990+A3:2011 Specification for vessels for use in heating systems is classified in these ICS categories:
- 91.140.10 Central heating systems
- 91.140.60 Water supply systems
- 27.060.01 Burners and boilers in general
This British Standard specifies the strength and method of construction of calorifiers and storage vessels designed for central heating and hot water supply. It also specifies suitable safety devices and methods of pressure testing. The standard covers units with shells made from copper or carbon steel.
Reference is made to the protection from corrosion of carbon steel shells, by galvanizing, sealed zinc spraying or copper lining.
This standard covers calorifiers heated by steam, water, heat transfer fluid or electricity, but does not cover calorifiers with steam on the outside of the tube battery.
The information that the purchaser is recommended to supply to the manufacturer at the time of enquiry and order is given in Annex A.
NOTE The titles of the publications referred to in this standard are listed on page 36.
Strength and method of construction.