Orders on Steel Quality Control

Steel Quality Control
Steel Quality Control

The Steel and Steel Products (Quality Control) Orders, 2012 have been implemented for 15 steel products, having direct bearing on safety and security of human beings and infrastructure. As per the laid down procedure, all the steel production units are required to have requisite infrastructure so as to obtain license from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), in order to make them eligible to use the Standard Marks of BIS in their products. The product & standard wise number of licenses granted by BIS, who have the requisite infrastructure, is annexed.

Annexure

Sl. No Indian Standard number Product Description No. of Licenses

issued by BIS

1. 1785(Part 1) Specification for plain hard-drawn steel wire for pre-stressed concrete; Part 1 Cold-drawn stress relieved wire. 7
2. 1785(Part 2) Specification for plain hard-drawn steel wire for pre-stressed concrete; Part 2 as drawn wire. 8
3 6003 Specification for indented wire for pre-stressed concrete. 26
4 6006 Specification for uncoated stress relieved strand for pre-stressed concrete. 24
5 13620 Specification for fusion bonded epoxy coated reinforcing bars. 0
6 14268 Specification for uncoated stress relieved low relaxation seven ply strand for pre-stressed concrete. 4
7 277 Galvanized steel sheets (plain and corrugated). 37
8. 2002 Steel plates for pressure vessels for intermediate and high temperature service including boilers. 10
9. 2041 Steel plates for pressure vessels used at moderate and low temperature. 18
10. 2830 Carbon steel cast billet ingots, billets, blooms and slabs for re-rolling into steel for general structural purposes. 425
11. 1786 High strength deformed steel bars and wires for concrete reinforcement (8 mm and above). 518
12. 648 Cold rolled non-oriented electrical steel sheet and strip–fully processed type (CRNO). 16
13. 3024 Grain oriented electrical steel sheet and strip (CRGO). 16
14. 15391 Cold rolled non-oriented electrical steel sheet and strip–semi-processed type (CRNO). 6
15. 2062 Hot rolled medium and high tensile structural steel (excluding bars and rods of diameter or thickness less than 6 mm and structurals below 50 mm x 50 mm x 6 mm). 222

 

This information was given by Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel Sh. Vishnu Deo Sai in reply to a question Lok Sabha today.

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