ISO 16438:2012 specifies requirements and test methods for reinforced and non-reinforced thermoplastic collapsible hoses, which are intended to be used as main and sub-main supply lines for the conveyance and distribution of water for irrigation at water temperatures up to 50 °C.

It is applicable to irrigation hoses with nominal diameters between 40 mm and 500 mm and working pressures between 0,3 bar (0,03 MPa) and 6 bar (0,6 MPa).

ISO 16438:2012 is applicable to two types of hose configurations: distributor hose (with outlet connections) and plain hose (without outlet connections).

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2012-12
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 5
  • :
    ISO/TC 23/SC 18
    Irrigation and drainage equipment and systems
  • 65.060.35
    Irrigation and drainage equipment

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