VDMA specifications online

28.02.2018
The entire range of VDMA specifications is exclusively available to member companies at my.VDMA.
20.02.2019
The database "VDMA Specifications" contains the full text of the VDMA Specifications.

VDMA specifications Air-Handling Technology

25.09.2019
Surface technology - Automatic flame treatment booths - Safety requirements
25.09.2019
The aim of the VDMA Specification is to reduce the measuring and testing efforts of refrigerated display cabinets.
25.09.2019
Recommendations for the safe operation of refrigerating systems with the refrigerant ammonia. Comments possible until December 1th, 2019.
25.09.2019
Shot blasting technology - Fire and explosion protection
26.08.2019
Revision to VDMA 24388 completed. Current version published in German and English.
20.08.2019
The accompanying guide to VDMA 24364 Testing for paint wetting impairment substances (LABS-conformity) is now available as a Spanish online version.
29.05.2019
The VDMA standard sheet deals with all significant hazards, hazard situations and hazard events of automatic powder coating supply systems.
24.08.2018
Taking into account the "Regulation (EU) 2015/1095", the VDMA Standard Sheet 24247-2 has been revised and will be published in the new version October 2018.
05.07.2018
Program of services for the maintenance of technical systems and equipment in buildings - Part 4: Measurement and control equipment and building automation and control systems
17.04.2018
VDMA members have drawn up requirements for the testing and classification of products for use in lacquer-processing production areas in a standard sheet.
12.04.2018
VDMA 24247-5 "Energy Efficiency of Refrigeration Systems, Part 5: Industrial Refrigeration" provides planners and operators with information on how and by what means the energy efficiency of refrigeration systems and cooling processes in industry can be optimised and how the operator can exert influence by complying with maintenance requirements.
15.03.2018
VDMA members have drawn up requirements for the testing and classification of products for use in lacquer-processing production areas in a standard sheet.
28.02.2018
The entire range of VDMA specifications is exclusively available to member companies at my.VDMA.
19.06.2017
VDMA Specification 24188 entitled “Smoke Protection Measures For Stairwells – Removal Of Smoke, Dilution Of Smoke, Smoke Extraction” was published with the publication date June 2011.
19.06.2017
VDMA Specification 24188, which was published with the publication date June 2011, has now been translated. The specification entitled “Smoke Protection Measures For Stairwells – Removal Of Smoke, Dilution Of Smoke, Smoke Extraction” is now available in German and English.
27.04.2017
VDMA 24247-6, “Energy Efficiency of Refrigerating Systems, Part 6: Air Conditioning Refrigeration” provides information on planning and operating refrigerating and air conditioning systems.
13.03.2017
VDMA 24247-7 "Control, energy management and efficient system management” serve as shared guidelines and a checklist for investors, designers and operators. It provides information and recommendations on how the type and scope of the measurement and control technology can create the conditions for designing, constructing and operating refrigeration systems energy-efficiently.
13.03.2017
VDMA 24247-4 „Supermarket refrigerating, commercial refrigeration, refrigerated cabinets” applicable for the operation of retail refrigeration systems, refrigeration rooms and the corresponding refrigeration equipment in food retailing with the market formats ranging from discount and supermarket to hypermarket.
13.03.2017
VDMA 24247-3:2011-11 Energy Efficiency of Refrigeration Systems, Part 3 “Guidelines for an improved energy efficiency in cold storages” provides practical assistance for improving the energy efficiency of cold and deep-freeze storages. It is not limited to the refrigeration system, but covers the entire cold storage site.
13.03.2017
VDMA 24247-1 "Contribution of refrigerating and air conditioning systems to climate protection – Improvement of energy efficiency – Reducing greenhouse-related emissions”. The VDMA Specification describes measures to achieve the energy savings potential up to 40%.
13.03.2017
VDMA 24020-5 “Refrigerating systems with refrigerants of low flammability (Safety Group A2 according to DIN EN 378) assists the operators in the fulfillment of the operator obligations and gives recommendations for a safe operation.
13.03.2017
VDMA 24020-4 "Refrigeration systems with carbon dioxide” (CO2 – R744) helps the operators to comply with the operating requirements and provides recommendations for safe operation of refrigeration plants using the refrigerant carbon dioxide.
13.03.2017
VDMA 24020-3 "Refrigerating systems with flammable refrigerants” provides recommendations for the safe operation of refrigeration systems and describes the interfaces to the design requirements. It relates to the operation of refrigeration systems and heat pumps with flammable refrigerants of Safety Group A3 according to DIN EN 378-1.
13.03.2017
The VDMA Refrigeration and Heat Pump Technology Association has published VDMA Specification 11499:2008-08 “Operation and use of refrigerated display cabinets” in collaboration with the Fachgruppe Kühlmöbel (Specialized Group Refrigeration Cabinets), and the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging.
13.03.2017
VDMA 11498:2011-04 “Operating costs of refrigerated display cabinets” provides planning assistance for the layout design and for incorporating refrigerated display cabinets into the overall concept of food stores. The VDMA Specification helps in deciding on the right type of device and the use of different equipment options for cost-optimized operation.
13.03.2017
VDMA 24247-8 "Energy efficiency of refrigerating systems" deals with the component “heat exchanger” for refrigerating and air conditioning systems, as well as for heat pumps. It focuses on correct selection, energy-efficient operation and necessary maintenance, in order to guarantee energy-efficient overall operation of the refrigerating and air conditioning systems and heat pumps.
04.12.2015
“Operational Requirements for Refrigerating Systems” provides recommendations for the safe operation of refrigeration systems. Part 2 covers non flammable refrigerants, which are in the safety group A1 according to EN 378-1.
24.11.2015
For proper leak testing, it is necessary to formulate leak-tightness requirements for refrigeration systems which means defining expertise and permissible types of leakage.
28.10.2015
VDMA's Refrigeration and Heat Pump Technology Association has compiled VDMA Specification 24249:2014-05 “Influence of water on the process of CO2-refrigerant cycles and the materials used” together with the Institute for Thermal Separation Process, Heat and Material Transport working group, at Hamburg University of Technology.
10.07.2015
Dry ice blasting is applied in many sectors of industry. VDMA 24389 informs about the specific requirements of machinery safety and the use of this equipment.
VDMA24391 defines requirements for design and construction and for the use of machinery for plasma surface treatment
30.01.2014
Part 5: Refrigeration systems with lower flammability (safety group A2, acc. to DIN En 378) published in November 2013.
The Blasting Technology Working Group deals with questions relating to fire and explosion protection for blasting systems and has created a uniform reference for the industry with the standard sheet VDMA 24388.
VDMA24365 specifies the general legal requirements for inspection of machinery for surface treatment machinery
VDMA 24386 user instruction for painting machinery
The VDMA specification "blasting technology – applications, processes and machinery" defines sector specific terms and provides a technology survey of blasting technology.
VDMA24385 - Surface treatment equipment - Machinery for industrial plasma-surface treatment - Design, terms
Dr. Thomas Schräder
Dr. Thomas Schräder
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