The globally operating testing, inspection and certification company Registro Italiano Navale (RINA) with headquarters in Genoa, Italy has successfully approved and certified the STAUFF Form EVO tube forming system in November 2021.
Registro Italiano Navale (RINA) operates competitively in the market and offers assessment, control, certification and research services, in compliance with national and international rules, related to materials, design, technology, products and plants, as well as undertaking tasks entrusted by governmental bodies and other authorities.
The certificate covers the use of the following STAUFF products:
- Male stud fittings
- Tube fittings
- Bulkhead fittings
- Weld fittings
- Female stud fittings
- Gauge fittings
- Fittings with 24° taper/O-ring (DKO)
- Standpipe fittings
- Banjo 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.
The certificate confirms that the listed products fully meet the specifications and requirements of the DNV-GL for use on ships. It is valid until 7 November 2026.
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.