A list of international standards that are relevant mainly to products that are used for the fuel, gas and chemical market is provided below. Usually, there is international cooperation between the various standardization institutes (such as the Technion and Standards Institute of Israel), and usually the standards institute of a certain country is qualified to approve and sign for conformance to some of the standards out of the list below:
UL – a standard that is employed mainly in the
ANSI– a private US standards institute that works as a non-profit organization and establishes industrial standards in the
EN – this set of standards is generally accepted today worldwide, particularly in
OIML – the International Organization of Legal Metrology considers itself responsible for writing technical recommendations that are related to commercial measuring instruments. OIML users, including the weights and dimensions unit at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, work based on these rules for achieving (to the extent possible) uniformity between measurement instrument manufacturers worldwide.
ATEX – EX – a set of guidelines that relates to the minimum requirements for work safety in explosive areas, mixtures of inflammable substances in the form of gas, vapor, dust with air, etc.
DIN– a German standard that relates mainly to electrical accessories and systems
MIL-C – a US military standard for systems and accessories. This standard applies to various systems that are approved by the
ASTM – an international standard set that relates to a wide range of materials and products, as opposed to AFNOR, BIN, BSI, the organization that distributes the standards does not belong to a particular country.
NPT – an international (
CE -The letters “CE” are the abbreviation of French phrase “Conformité Européene” which literally means “European Conformity”. CE Marking on a product is a manufacturer’s declaration that the product complies with the essential requirements of the relevant European health, safety and environmental protection legislation. established by several European standards agencies (CEN, CENELEC, etc).
TUV -This mark gives evidence that the essential safety requirements of the product have been fulfilled and the production has been inspected by the impartial organization TÜV Rheinland Product Safety. The TYPE APPROVED mark shows both the manufacturer and the consumer that the product meets the required safety standards.
NFPA – international (US) safety standards for firefighting and working with and use of systems in explosive areas
ABS approval – a strict (international) testing process that ensures the ability of the manufacturer to manufacture the product consistently and over time, in accordance with an exact technical specification and constant standards. The product is carefully tested under marine and non-marine conditions
BSI (British standard) – applies to various items and accessories. Used mainly in