Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive (TPED) 2010/35/EU- π (pi) Marking

QVC as channel partners in India to EU notified bodies carry out conformity assessment of  TPED for the directive 2010/35/EU offering inspection and certification services for transportable pressure equipment.

The Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive (TPED) 2010/35/EU is a European directive that establishes the rules and procedures to be followed for the commissioning and certification of transportable pressure equipment on the road (in accordance with ADR), by rail (RID) and by inland waterways (ADN) .

Associated cylinders, cylinder packs, hoses, cryogenic vessels, tanks, battery vehicles / wagons, multi-element gas containers (MEGC), their taps and other accessories all fall within the scope of TPED.

All such equipment must bear a specific marking, indicated with the symbol π (pi), mandatory for commissioning and marketing within the European Union.

Our TPED Notified Body is authorised by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport to carry out all certification and inspection activities on all transportable pressure equipment and related accessories provided for in directives 2008/68/EC and 2010/35/EU and subsequent amendments.

Conformity Assessment Procedure for CE certification

We as channel partners in India to EU notified bodies carry out conformity assessment of  TPED as per the listed Conformity Assessment Modules

  • Type approval
  • Initial inspection
  • Periodic inspections
  • Intermediate inspections (for equipment under chapter 6.8 of adr/rid only)
  • Exceptional checks (for equipment under chapter 6.8 of ADR/RID only)
  • Approval of in-house inspection service (for equipment under chapter 6.2 of adr/rid only)
  • Supervision of manufacture (for equipment under chapter 6.2 of ADR/RID only)
  • Reassessment of conformity
  • Welder approval (WPS/WPQR)

Why QVC?

QVC as a Certification Body involved in Certification & assessment is

  • Impartial
  • Having trained personnel having knowledge of requirements of assessments
  • Having adequate facilities or access to facilities like testing, documentation of regulation/standards needed to perform technical & administrative tasks
  • Maintaining confidentiality of the information gained during the assessment of a particular task
  • Involved in coordination activities organized by competent organizations

Your Benefits At A Glance

With our comprehensive solutions for explosion protection you can:

  • Ensure product conformance, safety and compliance with occupational health and safety requirements in Europe and worldwide.
  • Reach full compliance and certification prior to product placement.
  • Gain competitive advantage and greater market access with certification marks from an international Notified Body.
  • Tools used for Easy Access of database, reducing waiting time for documents to be transferred between agencies through conventional methods.
  • Reduce risk of company liability with documented safety standards.
  • Benefit from our exclusive one-stop service, covering a wide range of international certification from a single source.
  • Count on our auditors & experts to ensure compliance with the European directive and national regulations,