DIN Standards Committee Water Practice
DIN EN 124-5
Gully tops and manhole tops for vehicular and pedestrian areas - Part 5: Gully tops and manhole tops made of composite materials; German version EN 124-5:2015
Aufsätze und Abdeckungen für Verkehrsflächen - Teil 5: Aufsätze und Abdeckungen aus Verbundwerkstoffen; Deutsche Fassung EN 124-5:2015
This European Standard is applicable to manhole tops and gully tops made of composite materials C1, C2 and C3 by using suitably controlled automatic processes that produce a single structure and that do not contain multiple pieces bonded together, with a clear opening up to and including 1 000 mm for covering gullies, manholes and inspection chambers for installation within areas subjected to pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic. It is applicable to manhole tops and gully tops for use in - areas which can only be used by pedestrians and pedal cyclists (class A 15); - pedestrian areas and comparable areas, car parks or car parking decks (class B 125); - the area of kerbside channels of roads which, when measured from the kerb edge, extends a maximum of 0,5 m into the carriageway and a maximum of 0,2 m into the pedestrian area (class C 250); and in addition to manhole tops for use in - carriageways of roads (including pedestrian streets), hard shoulders and parking areas, for all types of road vehicles (class D 400). This European Standard is not applicable in isolation but only in combination with EN 124-1 and gives guidance for combinations of covers/gratings made of composite materials with frames according to EN 124-2, EN 124-3, EN 124-4 or EN 124-6. This document is not applicable to: - manhole tops and gully tops manufactured by means of hand lay-up method; - gratings/covers as part of prefabricated drainage channels according to EN 1433; - floor and roof gullies in buildings which are specified in EN 1253 (all parts); and - surface boxes. The responsible German standardization committee is Working Committee NA 119-05-01 AA "Entwässerungsgegenstände (CEN/TC 165/WG 4)" ("Sewage fittings (CEN/TC 165/WG 4)") at the DIN Standards Committee Water Practice (NAW).