BSRIA provides expertise and test facility for measuring flow rate coefficient, pressure drop, and valve characteristics on a wide range of different systems. PICVs, butterfly and double regulating valves, venturi, orifice and ultrasonic flow meters, cold-water supply systems, hot-water supply systems, water supply and waste systems in buildings.
Standard test method for PICVs produced by BSRIA in co-operation with the industry.
We would like to thank the following companies for their valuable input: Belimo Automation UK, Broen, Crane Building Services & Utilities, Danfoss, Frese, Herz Valves, Honeywell, Raxcrest Valves, SAV Systems, Skanska and TA Hydronics UK.
• The new EN standard test procedure allows direct comparison of valve performances. • The test results can be compared with the designer's specification against manufacturers' technical data
Pressure Independent Control Valves - Testing
Our expertise is in standard testing as well as product development, troubleshooting and bespoke testing
• BS EN 60534-2-3 :1998 Industrial-process control valves - Flow capacity • BS7350:1990 Double regulating globe valves and flow measurement devices for heating and chilled water systems • Valve sizes range from 15mm up to 100mm with flow rates 0.062min to 26.040 as in BS7350:1990 • Our technical reports are internationally recognised