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Standards and approvals

Flexicon conduits and fittings are manufactured by Flexicon to comply with the IEC and European conduit standard BS EN IEC 61386 - see classification table below.

Certain tests are carried out internally by Flexicon, other testing is carried out externally by accredited test laboratories. Specific test reports are available upon request.

Vibration and shock testing to EN61373 Cat 2.

Certain conduit systems have been tested and approved to the relevant parts of the Australian Standard AS2053.

Where product performance data over and above the requirements of BS EN IEC 61386 is provided e.g: Low Fire Hazard testing and EMC screening, other appropriate standards have been used.

Cable glands are manufactured to EN 50262.

Push button timers are manufactured to EN 60730-2-7.

Further information regarding standards and approvals can be found on page 96.

Technical data sheets are available for most products
Please call 01675 466900 for technical information and application advice.

ISO 9001

ISO 9001

Flexicon is accredited to ISO 9001 2008 by the British Standards Institution (BSI) for the design and manufacture of conduit systems and accessories. Certificate No FM58347.

IEC EN 61386

BS EN IEC 61386

BS EN IEC 61386 is the new worldwide standard for conduit systems and is superceding the previous European conduit standard EN 50086. Flexicon were one of the first companies in the UK to have its products tested to the new standard. Our Technical Director, Ian Gibson, is the chairman of both the IEC (worldwide) and CENELEC (European) committees that prepare conduit standards.

CE

CE

Flexicon are marked with the CE mark to show that they comply with the essential requirements of the relevant European Directives.

RoHS

RoHS

All Flexicon's products meet the requirements of the European RoHS Directive, Restriction of Hazardous substances. This precludes the use of certain toxic materials and heavy metals.

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REACH

All Flexicon products in the catalogue meet the requirement of the European REACH regulation, Regulation, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals.

LLOYDS REGISTER

Lloyds Register of Shipping Type Approval

Specific conduit systems from Flexicon have Lloyds Register of Shipping Type Approval having been assessed for suitability for marine and other arduous applications.

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Standards Australia (AS)

Standards Australia is Australia's peak standards body. It co-ordinates standardisation activities, develops internationally aligned Australian Standards and facilitates the accreditation of other Standards Development Organisations. Certain conduit systems have been tested and approved to the relevant parts of the Australian Standard AS2053.

WEEE

Flexicon's conduit products are not covered by the European WEEE Directive, Waste Electrical and Electric Equipment.

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Standards Australia (AS)

Standards Australia is Australia's peak standards body. It co-ordinates standardisation activities, develops internationally aligned Australian Standards and facilitates the accreditation of other Standards Development Organisations. Certain conduit systems have been tested and approved to the relevant parts of the Australian Standard AS2053.

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North American Approvals

Most of Flexicon's nylon conduits and fittings have UL (Underwriters Laboratories) recognition for component use within UL listed equipment. File No. E229161.

Some nylon conduits have cUL listing to the UL standard UL1660 and CSA standard C22.2 No. 227.2.1. File No. 246572.
Some nylon fittings have cUL listing to UL514B and CSA standard C22.2 No. 18.3-04. File No. E247502.

LTPUL conduit is UL listed to UL360 and CSA approved.
FPC conduits and MPC fittings are UL recognised to UL1696 and CSA standard 22.2 No. 227 for use in USA and Canada. File No. E229161.

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Rail accreditations

Flexicon's Low Fire Hazard conduits and fittings have been independently tested to following international rail fire standards.

France NFF 16-101/2, Germany DIN 5510, UK BS 6853, London Underground LUL 1-085 GM/RT2120, Australia/New Zealand AS/NZS 1530, European TS 45545.

Flexicon holds a wide range of Product Registration Certificates issued by Transport for London, London Underground Ltd.

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Hazardous Area Approvals

Flexicon's EXD glands have been tested and accredited by SIRA to both ATEX and IECEx Ex d, Ex e and Ex t applications.

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UK MOD

Flexicon is a registered supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence NCAGE No. U5256 and holds NATO codification numbers for specific conduits.

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BEAMA Installation Member

BEAMA Installation Limited is the UK's trade body for manufacturers of electrical installation and cable management products.

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