PERFORMANCE AND DURABILITY OF BITUMINOUS MATERIALS. 21: EUROPEAN STANDARDISATION IN THE SHADOW OF THE CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS DIRECTIVE

This chapter considers the 'attestation of conformity' system to be set up as a result of the 1991 Construction Products Directive'. Factory Production Control will include requirements for the control of a) raw materials , b) the production process, c) test equipment and d) finished product. Third party audits will be carried out by approved bodies, either certification bodies, testing laboratories or inspection bodies. A choice of 4 systems for product certification is listed. The choice of attestation system in the asphalt industry is considered. Progress so far by TC227 WG1 on Type Testing and Factory Production Control is outlined. For the covering abstract see IRRD 875331.

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  • English

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  • Pagination: p. 240-5

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  • Accession Number: 00720734
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0-419-19730-3
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: May 24 1996 12:00AM