CNG Fueling Equipment from OPW Fueling Components Meet Parameters of PED Directive & ECE R110

By OPW | Sep 23, 2010
CINCINNATI, OHIO – OPW Fueling Components, the company that is leading the way in fueling innovation around the world, continues to set the pace in producing fueling equipment that garners a vast number of global approvals.  

OPW's CNG vehicle-fueling equipment, including various models of nozzles and breakaways, meet the standards established by the European Union's Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 97/23/EC. This PED was adopted by the European Parliament and the European Council in 1997 and since 2002, all new CNG fueling equipment that is used in the European Union must comply with Directive 97/23/EC. This directive states that to receive certification, CNG fueling equipment must be safe, meet essential safety requirements covering design, manufacture and testing, and be designed and manufactured according to sound engineering practice.  

OPW’s CleanEnergy™ Fueling Products designed for use in CNG vehicle-fueling applications have certifications from TÜV SÜD and CSA International. Included are Type 1 (Class A) and Type 2 (Class B) nozzles, bus nozzles, breakaways, as well as several models of refueling receptacles, which are designed for use on CNG vehicles.  

“In order to meet the needs of our customers worldwide, OPW is constantly pursuing global approvals for all of its products,” said Aldo Sucaldito, Product Manager for Above Ground Products. “OPW’s line of CNG nozzles, breakaways and receptacles are used throughout the world and designed to meet a number of parameters and applications to ensure the utmost safety and performance for users.”  

TÜV SÜD is a globally recognized testing, inspection and certification organization that offers services for a wide range of industries worldwide. TÜV SÜD provides its clients with international safety testing and certification services. CSA International is a leading provider of product testing and certification services. Products are tested to national and international standards with certification marks issued to qualified products.