The globally active testing, inspection and certification company Bureau Veritas with headquarters in Paris, France has successfully approved and certified the STAUFF Form EVO tube forming system in July 2022.
Bureau Veritas is considered the world's second largest conformity assessment and certification company in the fields of Quality, Health & Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility.
The certificate covers the use of the following STAUFF products:
- Male stud fittings
- Tube fittings
- Bulkhead fittings
- Female stud fittings
- Gauge fittings
- Fittings with 24° taper/O-ring (DKO)
- Standpipe fittings
- Blanking plugs
It is applicable in conjunction with sealing rings type FI-FD, which are one of the essential components of the STAUFF Form EVO tube forming system, as well as union nuts type FI-M.
The certificate confirms that the listed products fully meet the specifications and requirements of Bureau Veritas for use on ships. It is valid until 20 July 2027.
The STAUFF Form tube forming system was first presented in 2015. Since the beginning it has undoubtedly been one of the most efficient solutions available on the market for connecting metric tubes. In addition to its simplicity, it convinces with a high degree of safety, reliability and reproducibility.
With STAUFF Form EVO, STAUFF now presents the latest generation of the tube forming system, which is characterised by an increased level of efficiency and versatility as a result of continuous optimisation.
STAUFF Form EVO has been designed as standard for seamless cold-drawn precision steel tubes as well as stainless steel tubes with dimensions between 6 x 1.5 mm and 42 x 4 mm in the Light Series and between 6 x 1.5 mm and 38 x 6 mm in the Heavy Series.
If required, parameters for alternative materials are available upon request and can be added by the manufacturer or via the optional cloud connection module integrated in the machines.