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    ISO 16134:2020

    ISO 16134:2020

    ISO-16134
    ISO-16134

    ISO 16134:2020 Earthquake-resistant and subsidence-resistant design of ductile iron pipelines

    Ductile iron pipelines are a common construction material used in the oil and gas industry. However, they can be susceptible to earthquakes and subsidence, which can lead to damage or even failure of the pipeline. In this article, we will discuss ISO 16134:2020, which is the latest edition of the engineering standard for earthquake-resistant and subsidence-resistant design of ductile iron pipelines. We will also discuss some methods that you can use to prevent or mitigate against these risks.

    What is ISO 16134:2020?

    ISO 16134:2020 is a set of standards that define the principles and requirements for earthquake-resistant and subsidence-resistant design of ductile iron pipelines.

    ISO 16134:2020 is based on the International Standards Organization (ISO) 529 series of standards. These standards provide guidelines for designing, constructing, and operation of pipelines subject to earthquakes and changes in ground elevation.

    Pipelines are susceptible to damage during an earthquake due to bending or collapse of the pipeline structure, rupture of the pipeline, or release of fluid or gas. The ISO 16134:2020 standards help ensure that these accidents do not cause environmental damage or injuries.

    The ISO 16134:2020 standards are applicable to both new and existing pipelines. They also apply to pipelines used in water resources, energy production, transportation, and other infrastructure applications.

    What are the requirements of ISO 16134:2020?

    ISO 16134:2020 is a standard that specifies the requirements for earthquake-resistant and subsidence-resistant design of ductile iron pipelines.

    The main requirements of ISO 16134:2020 are as follows:

    1. The pipeline must be able to resist buckling and collapse during an earthquake.
    2. The pipeline must be able to resist displacement due to subsidence.
    3. The pipeline must be able to withstand impact during a fire.
    4. The pipeline must have a watertight seal.
    5. The pipeline must have a corrosion-resistant coating.
    6. The pipeline must be able to resist wind loads.
    7. The pipeline must be able to resist external forces, such as vehicle impact or ice accumulation.

    What are the benefits of ISO 16134:2020?

    ISO 16134: 2020 is a standard that specifies the requirements for earthquake-resistant and subsidence-resistant design of ductile iron pipelines.

    The benefits of ISO 16134: 2020 include:

    – Reduced damage and casualties during earthquakes
    – Reduced environmental impact after earthquakes
    – Reduced costs after earthquakes

    If you need more support with ISO 16134: 2020, please contact us at +91-8595603096 or support@pacificcert.com