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Approval "Bridge Sealing System"

The requirements for gaining a FSV-certification "Bridge Sealing System" are included in the following three Guidelines for Planning, Construction and Maintenance of Roads (RVS guidelines, these are only avalable in German):

  • RVS 15.03.11 Bridges, Execution of Construction Work, Waterproofing and Pavement on Concrete Bridge Decks and other trafficked Areas, Fundaments and Definition
  • RVS 15.03.12 Bridges, Execution of Construction Work, Waterproofing and Pavement on Concrete Bridge Decks and other trafficked Areas, Waterproofing Systems using Polymer-Modified Bitumen Sheets 
  • RVS 15.03.13 Bridges, Execution of Construction Work, Waterproofing and Pavement on Concrete Bridge Decks and other trafficked Areas, Liquid applied Waterproofing Systems

The process for gaining the FSV-certification is bound to German, the application form and all needed documents must be written or translated to German.

Since the publication of the FSV-certifications "Bridge Sealing Systems" and application forms have been available on the FSV website in the section dealing with FSV certifications. The regulatory FSV-certification committee (independent expert committee) is responsible for the contents published.

Procedure:

  • Original German application form including all necessary documents (must be in German language) have to be delivered by mail to FSV, Karlsgasse 5, 1040 Vienna (in advance by e-mail to office@fsv.at possible)
  • Application is checked by the FSV-office (an included list of documents will help overlooking submitted documents)
  • Invoice for the approval process rate for initial application or prolongation application is sent from the FSV-office to the applicant
  • When the approval process rate is payed, the double copied contract is sent together with the estimation of remuneration rate of the FSV-evaluator to the applicant
  • Both copies of the contract have to be signed by the applicant and have to be returned to the FSV-office
  • One copy finally signed by the FSV-General Secretary will be returned to the applicant.
  • The end of the contract process starts the approval process, the applicant will be contacted by the FSV-evaluator for the following evaluation process
  • When the evaluation process is finished and a report is handed over to the FSV-office by the evaluator and proved by the approval committee, the applicant receives the results and the invoice for paying the remuneration rate of the evaluator; this rate has also to be paid within a negative result of the evaluation 
  • The final decision for or against the certification is taken by the approval committee
  • With the positive result of the evaluator, the decision for the certification by the approval committee and all paid invoices by the applicant leads in the completion of the certification. The certification will be found on our website and the applicant receives the evaluation and original certification (both in German language).

Process rates:

Initial application

1.440 EUR

Simultaneous application of

 

2-5 approvals:

2.880 EUR

6-10 approvals:

4.320 EUR

10-20 approvals:

5.760 EUR

>20 approvals:

6.680 EUR

 

 

Prolongation application:

800 EUR

Simultaneous prolongation of

 

2-5 approvals:

1.600 EUR

6-10 approvals:

2.400 EUR

10-20 approvals:

3.200 EUR

>20 approvals:

3.700 EUR

 

An overview of FSV-approval certified systems related to the approval of "Bridge Sealing Systems" is available here on the German part of the FSV-website.