NA 041

DIN Standards Committee Heating and Ventilation Technology and their Safety

Standards [Withdrawn]

DIN EN 161
Automatic shut-off valves for gas burners and gas appliances; German version EN 161:2011+A3:2013

Title (German)

Automatische Absperrventile für Gasbrenner und Gasgeräte; Deutsche Fassung EN 161:2011+A3:2013


Automatic shut-off valves are valves for opening or closing of gas pipes. Gas safety valves in accordance with EN 161 are designed so that it opens when energized and closes automatically when de-energized. The consolidated version of EN 161:2011+A3:2013 contains Amendment A3 which extends the European Standard by a methodology for the determination of a Performance Level (PL) in accordance with EN 13611:2007+A2:2011, Annexes K and L. Furthermore 6.2.105, "Balanced valves", has been changed.

Document: references other documents

Document: referenced in other documents

Responsible national committee

NA 041-03-10 GA - Joint working committee NHRS/NAA/NAGas: Safety and control devices for heating appliances and heat generating systems and for the gas distribution (SpA CEN/TC 58, WG 11, WG 13, WG 15 and ISO/TC 161, WG 3, WG 4, WG 5)  

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 58/WG 13 - Mechanics  

Edition 2013-04
Original language German
Translation English
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