Legislation and standards

9.0 Introduction

Laws and standards affect the mechanical engineering industry, including the compressor and compressed air technology segment.

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9.1 Laws and standards for safe marketing

The safety of a compressed air systems is not only demanded by the legislative but also represents a decisive sales argument for exporters.

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9.2 Efficiency certificates for compressors and compressed air technology

Prior to deciding for the purchase of a compressor or components for compressed air treatment, you are mostly concerned with their efficiency and reproducible determination. Various standards are available for this purpose.

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9.3 Energy efficiency regulations

The directive "Energy using Products" (EuP), renamed to "Energy related Products" (ErP), is a tool of the European Commission to establish binding minimum requirements for energy efficiency standards.

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