Gas Tightness Testing
Our specialist Heating Engineers are able to carry out a full examination and leaking detection using pressure testing on complete gas distribution systems from the main meter to all appliance areas. We can also provide full gas schematic diagrams.
To ensure pipe work is maintained in a ‘safe condition’, the Institute of Gas Engineers recommends that pipe systems be inspected at least every five years.
Why do you need gas tightness testing?
(In accordance with IGE/UP/1:2003 with 2004 amendments & IGE/UP/1A: 2003)
Here is an overview of the legal maintenance requirements of pipe work installations, what’s included in gas tightness testing and the service Techniheat Plant Services Limited offers.
Your legal obligations
The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 state :
“It shall be the duty of every employer or self-employed person to ensure that any gas appliance or installation pipe work installed at any place of work under his control is maintained in a safe condition so as to prevent risk of injury to any person.”
What Happens during a Gas Tightness test?
Gas tightness testing will :
- reveal any leaks in the system
- find any potential risks from incorrect pressures
- spot wear and tear before it becomes a hazard
The Service offered by TPS
TPS gas engineers are Gas Safe registered and qualified to work on industrial and commercial pipe work and appliances. The procedures they follow during a gas tightness test are carried out in accordance with the strict guidelines set by the Institute of Gas Engineers.
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