BIS CERTIFICATION FOR STAINLESS STEEL BLOOMS, BILLETS & SLABS IS 6529:1996

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BIS CERTIFICATION FOR STAINLESS STEEL BLOOMS, BILLETS & SLABS IS 6529:1996

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BIS CERTIFICATION FOR STAINLESS STEEL BLOOMS, BILLETS & SLABS IS 6529:1996

INTRODUCTION

Stainless steel blooms, billets, and slabs are semi-finished forms of stainless steel used as raw materials in various manufacturing processes, and they play a crucial role in producing a wide range of stainless steel goods, including structural components, machinery parts, and kitchen appliances, to name a few.

To ensure the product quality of Stainless steel blooms, billets, and slabs, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has made it mandatory for manufacturers to undergo BIS registration and obtain the BIS ISI mark before selling it in the market. Manufacturers can use the ISI Mark on their products only after obtaining a license from BIS that is granted after BIS registration. The presence of the ISI mark on a product indicates that it complies with BIS's stringent quality standards

Stainless steel blooms, billets, and slabs are covered under IS 6529:1996. This standard specifies the requirements for stainless steel blooms, billets, and slabs for forgings.

REQUIREMENTS FOR IS 6529:1996

1.     The method of manufacturing steel and products is at the discretion of the manufacturer unless agreed otherwise in order.

2.     Blooms, billets, and slabs can be manufactured by rolling, extrusion, hammering, or processing from ingots or continuously cast slabs, blooms, or billets.

3.     After processing ingots or continuously cast product, sufficient discard shall be made to ensure freedom from pipe, harmful segregation, and other harmful defects.

4.     Blooms, billets, and slabs must be free of cracks, surface flaws, laps, rough, jagged, and imperfect edges, and any other flaws that could lead to defects in the finished product.

5.     A laboratory shall be properly equipped and staffed, and where various tests shall be performed in accordance with the methods specified in the specification.

6.     IS 8910 specifies the general requirements for material supply. The material must meet the requirements specified in the standard, when tested.

7.     Marking shall be done as per IS 6529:1996. Each bloom, billet, and slab shall be marked with the cast number and steel designation.

8.     The standard mark (ISI Mark) may also be applied to the material.

9.     The manufacturer must obtain a BIS license for stainless steel blooms, billets, and slabs for forgings from the Bureau of Indian Standards to use a standard mark (ISI Mark).

TESTS        

The following test shall be carried out as per the method specified in the standard.

·       Freedom from Defects

·       Chemical composition

·       Hardness test

·       Dimensional Tolerance

·       Corrosion resistance test

Process for BIS ISI Mark Certification

Process for BIS ISI Mark Certification

To know the process in detail, please visit:

ISI Mark Certification for Domestic And Foreign Manufactures

Under BIS Registration Products ISI and CRS

Benefits of BIS Certification

The BIS registration provides the following benefits:

1.     Increase sales: BIS-registered products are more likely to be of higher quality and attract more customers.

2.     Reduce the amount of money spent on quality maintenance: Upon getting certification, there's no need to follow separate quality guidelines for products.

3.     Enhance product credibility and reduce environmental risk: BIS-certified items are genuine and trustworthy because they work really well and last a long time.

4.     Ensure the highest level of quality and dependability: The presence of a BIS registration number implies that the product is of high quality and dependability.

5.     Ensure the organization’s expansion: BIS certification boosts your product’s reputation, resulting in significant growth and market exposure.

CONCLUSION


Stainless steel blooms, billets, and slabs have been included in the mandatory ISI Certification Scheme under the IS 6529:1996 standard. Manufacturers cannot import, export, or sell this product in the Indian consumer market without the ISI Mark imprinted.

If you need any assistance with BIS ISI registration for stainless steel blooms, billets, and slabs or ISI mark certification for stainless steel blooms, billets, and slabs, you can reach out to Evtlindia. We provide assistance with all documentation formalities with India's BIS office, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free registration experience, and guiding you through the entire process from start to finish.

You can contact us via email at contact@evtlindia.com or by phone at 9560935898. Feel free to get in touch with us anytime for the support you need.

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