Vulkan-Verlag, publisher of the journal “Industriearmaturen”,
has asked us for a guest contribution for the current issue.

Our technical department has made a contribution on the current topic DIN EN ISO 15848-1.

You can read this article online on the website of, as well as in the current print edition of the journal.

By enlarging the thumbnail on the right you will also get a readable view.

ISO 15848-1

The gate valves of KVE GmbH kihsco Valves Europe are according to TA-Luft VDI 2440,
DIN EN ISO 15848-1 and have achieved the best possible tightness class “AH” in the temperature range from -29°C – 200°C, as well as the tightness class “CH” in the temperature range from -29°C – 400°C.

The test according to DIN EN ISO 15848-1 is a type test and not, as with VDI 2440, a pure component test. The entire valve and thus the existing construction are subjected to the test and therefore represent a practical test.

The aim of ISO 15848-1 is to enable a classification of the functional safety of different designs and constructions of valves with regard to the reduction of fugitive emissions. It defines the type test for the evaluation and qualification of valves to which standards on fugitive emissions apply.

Dear visitors to the DIAM fair,
we, the exhibition team, would like to thank you very much for your visit at the DIAM 2019.

It was a pleasure for us to meet you personally or to see you again.
Due to the good conversations with you we were able to take many suggestions
and wishes home with us.
For us this is a good motivation for our further work.

We are already looking forward to our participation at the “Valve World Expo” in December 2020 in Düsseldorf and would also like to welcome you there as our guest.

Thanks again for your visit and see you next time!



Since the beginning of 2019 you can find us on our new premises in Groß-Gerau.
Our new address is:

KVE GmbH kihsco Valves Europe
Wasserweg 19
64521 Gross-Gerau

Phone: + 49 (0) 6152 – 18 77 60

Please send your business mail only to the new address. Thank you very much!