TG Condition Monitoring and Testing

Tasks

  • Exchange of experiences on methods of condition monitoring and testing of pressure equipment
  • Strategies to increase plant safety and availability
  • Implementation of the German Ordinance of Industrial Safety and Health and associated technical rules (TRBS) in the VGB industry code for power plants
  • Assessment of the suitability of condition monitoring methods
  • Creation and instructions for the revision of VGB standards also in terms of documented quality
  • Influence on national and European standardization and legislative initiatives
  • Revision of VGB-S 506 "Condition monitoring and testing of the components of steam boiler plants, pressure vessel systems and water or steam-carrying pipelines"

Current topics

  • Effects of current European and national legislation on the subject of condition monitoring and testing (PED, German Ordinance of Industrial Safety and Health, TRBS e.g.)
  • Measures to maintain and increase plant safety