BS 4994

BS4994 (formally: British Standard 4994:1987) is the "specification for the design and construction of vessels and storage tanks in reinforced plastics". It specifies a code of practice for use by manufacturers of such containers.

An earlier version of the specification was BS 4994:1973.

Further reading

  • (1987-06-30) BS 4994:1987 – Specification for design and construction of vessels and tanks in reinforced plastics. British Standards. ISBN 0-580-15075-5. 
  • Pressure Vessel Design Case Study. ESR Technology. — a case study of the design process of a cylindrical vessel, using the BS 4994 methodology
British Standards are the national standards of the UK. The standards body which produces them is BSI British Standards, a division of BSI Group. It is incorporated under a Royal Charter and is formally designated as the National Standards Body (NSB) for the UK.
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storage tank is a construction or a container, usually for holding liquids, sometimes for gases. The term can be used for both reservoirs (artificial lakes and ponds), and for manufactured containers.
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