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Gas Network Inspection

[Inspeção de Rede de Gás]

EPTIS factsheet 282714 | Last revision 2021-09-13 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts282714 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts282714

PT provider
Based in Brazil
Language(s) English and Portuguese
Remarks The participants will, in diferent moments, go to a gas-fired plant in an address previously chosen by QUALABOR and described in the Instruction Manual given to the Inspection Body, so that the inspection is performed.
Product groups Building and construction
Exhaust gases / immissions
Testing fields Emissions of gases / vapours
Environmental conditions
Materials evaluation
Non-destructive testing (NDT)
Safety evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Gas-Fired Plants Discontinuations of isolated low voltage electrical power systems in non-metallic conduits and the occurrence of interference with them. -
Discontinuations of low voltage electrical power systems insulated in metallic conduits or without conduits and the occurrence of interference with them. -
Clearance and occurrence of interference with hot or cold water pipes. -
Clearances and the occurrence of interference with steam piping. -
Clearances and the occurrence of interference with chimneys. -
Clearance and occurrence of gas pipe interference. -
Clearances and the occurrence of interference with other installations (rainwater, sewage). -
Network Pipe Routing. -
Conditions of the support elements. -
Identification of the gas pipe. -
Type of material used in the network, including multilayer pipes and Polyethylene x Steel. -
Integrity of the material used in the network. -
Location of installation materials. -
Water tightness for the internal distribution network. -
Tightness of the regulator or meters' link connections. -
Conditions of access to shelter. -
Opening for permanent ventilation in the shelter of regulators/gauges. -
Installation condition of meters located on floors. -
Devices inside the shelter. -
Integrity of equipment. -
Regulator's safety devices. -
Place of installation of open circuit gas appliances. -
Volume of device installation location of the open-circuit gas, with or without natural exhaust duct. -
Kitchen with stove only up to 216 kcal/min, with volume greater than or equal to 6 m³. -
Open circuit heater with power up to 200 Kcal/min installed in the bathroom, conditioned to the conformity of the other adaptations and the application of mitigating actions. -
Open circuit heater installed inside the bathroom's box. -
Open circuit gas apparatus with mechanical exhaust. -
Heater installed inside bathroom with mechanical exhaust. -
Open circuit heater installed in other environments except bathroom. -
Permanent ventilation, upper and/or lower, on-site installation of the open circuit gas appliance without exhaust duct or duct natural exhaustion. -
Permanent opening the equipment installation location of the open circuit gas, with forced exhaust. -
Single cooking appliance in a kitchen with nominal power less than 216 kcal/min. -
Opening of indirect permanent ventilation through the duct. -
Permanent upper and lower ventilation of a contiguous environment with a minimum free area of 1.5 m², with a sum of volumes equal to or greater than 6 m³. -
Permanent upper and lower ventilation of a contiguous environment with free area smaller than 1.5 m², but greater or equal to 1.2 m² and total power equal to or less than 216 kcal/min. -
Physical conditions of gas appliances. -
Gas tightness in appliances. -
Water tightness on appliances. -
Burner flame conditions of the appliance. -
System of automatic ignition of the apparatus. -
Appliance safety device. -
Adjustment buttons and control elements. -
Water tightness in the mains connection. -
Material used to connect the appliance. -
Physical conditions of the flexible tube. -
Water tightness on the appliance locking valve. -
Identification of the gas point of the heater. -
Location of the appliance lock valve. -
Unused waiting points. -
Dimensional conditions of the chimneys. -
Exhaust duct conditions in natural or forced exhaust open circuit heater. -
Compatibility of the chimney with the baffle outlet diameter. -
Vertical height of the natural exhaust open circuit heater duct. -
Declination of the exhaust system. -
Connection of the chimney with the exhaust duct and the open-circuit heater of natural or forced exhaust. -
Physical conditions of the exhaust ducts. -
Terminal on the exterior of the building for open circuit heater of natural or forced exhaust. -
Installation of the chimney terminal. -
Number of curves and deviations of the exhaust duct in an open circuit heater of natural or forced exhaust. -
Situation of the operating environment of the exhaust system. -
Exhaust duct material integrity. -
Adequacy conditions and robustness of the exhaust duct supports. -
Exhaust ducts from combustion products in locations not considered outside areas. -
Cooking appliance in kitchens with a nominal power of 360 kcal/min or more, without exhaust hood to drive the combustion products out of the environment. -
Material of the collective chimneys. -
Dimensional conditions of the collective chimney. -
Lower opening of the collective chimney. -
Interconnection of the individual chimney with the collective chimney. -
Chimney terminal. -
Terminal obstruction conditions for the use of the collective chimney. -
Measurement of COn of combustion in open circuit heaters. Note: In the case of collective chimneys, consider the simultaneous operation of at least 60% of the connected appliances. -
Measurement of CO in the environment with installed open circuit heaters. Note: In the case of collective chimneys, consider the simultaneous operation of at least 60% of the connected appliances. -
Cooker and/or other cooking appliances (capacity above 360 kcal/min). -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Accredited inspection bodies or in accreditation phase
Linked to specific legislation / standards Instrução Normativa AGENERSA CODIR Nº 73 de 22/08/2018
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods and also Comparation of the test quality with others Inspection Bodies
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by ANSI National Accreditation Board on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee To be consulted
Regularly operated Yes (Once a year)
Year of first operation 2016
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
5000 Deputado Heitor Alencar Furtado st, Ecoville

Phone: +55(41)4106-8010
Web: https://www.qualabor.com.br https://www.qualabor.com.br
Mr Clecio Dambiski
Phone: +554141068010
Email: contato@qualabor.com.br contato@qualabor.com.br
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Brazil, Mr José Ricardo Bardellini da Silva. Mr José Ricardo Bardellini da Silva.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5