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Porcelain/Vitreous enamel standards

Below a list of international standards commonly used within the porcelain/vitreous enameling industry :


AS - AS 1056.2-1985
Storage water heaters - Specific requirements for water heaters with single shells
Status: To Be Verified

AS - AS 1056.3-1991
Storage water heaters - Specific requirements for water heaters with composite shells
Status: To Be Verified

AS - AS 1914-2002
Vitreous enamel coatings - Glossary of terms
Status: To Be Verified

AS - AS 2219
Methods of test for vitreous enamel coatings
Status: To Be Verified

AS - AS/NZS 2712:2007
Solar and heat pump water heaters - Design and construction
Status: To Be Verified

AS - AS/NZS 3350.2.21:1999
Safety of household and similar electrical appliances - Particular requirements - Storage water heaters
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 282-89
Test Method for Acid Resistance of Porcelain Enamels (Citric Acid Spot Test)
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 283-54
Test Method for Resistance of Porcelain Enameled Utensils to Boiling Acid
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 285-88
Test Methods for Sieve Analysis of Wet/Milled and Dry/Milled Porcelain Enamel
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 286
Standard Terminology Relating to Porcelain Enamel and Ceramic-Metal Systems
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 346-87
Test Method for 45 deg Specular Gloss of Ceramic Materials
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 372-88
Test Method for Linear Thermal Expansion of Porcelain Enamel and Glaze Frits and Fired Ceramic Whiteware Products by the Dilatometer Method
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 374-70
Test Methods for Fusion Flow of Porcelain Enamel Frits(Flow-Button Methods)
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 385-58
Test Method for Thermal Shock Resistance of Porcelain-Enameled Utensils
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 448-88
Test Methods for Abrasion Resistance of Porcelain Enamels
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 536-83
Test Methods for Continuity of Coatings in Glassed Steel Equipment by Electrical Testing
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 537-87
Test Method for Reliability of Glass Coatings on Glassed Steel Reaction Equipment by High Voltage
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 538-83
Test Method for Color Retention of Red, Orange, and Yellow Porcelain Enamels
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 539-84
Test Method for Linear Thermal Expansion of Porcelain Enamel and Glaze Frits and Ceramic Whiteware Materials by the Interferometric Method
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 614 -74
Test Method for Alkali Resistance of Porcelain Enamels
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 632-88
Test Method for Reboiling Tendency of Sheet Steel for Porcelain Enameling
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 660-81
Practices for Production and Preparation of Gray Iron Castings for Porcelain Enameling
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 703 -72
Test methods for Spalling Resistance of Porcelain Enameled Aluminum
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 715-90
Test Methods for Nickel on Steel for Porcelain Enameling by Photometric Analysis
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 743-87
Test Method for Continuity of Porcelain Enamel Coatings
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 774-88
Test Method for Yield Strength of Enameling Steels After Straining and Firing
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 810-90
Test Method for Nickel on Steel for Porcelain Enameling by X-Ray Emission Spectrometry
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 839-82
Test method for Compressive Stress of Porcelain Enamels by Loaded Beam Method
Status: To Be Verified

ASTM - C 872-89
Test Method for Lead and cadmium Release from Porcelain Enamel Surfaces
Status: To Be Verified

DIN - DIN 4753-1
Water heaters and water heating installations for drinking water and service water; requirements, marking, equipment and testing
Status: To Be Verified

DIN - DIN 4753-3
Water heaters, water heating installations and storage water heaters for drinking water - Part 3: Corrosion protection on the water side by enamelling and cathodic protection - Requirements and testing
Status: To Be Verified

EEA - EEA 8.6.4
Determination of the resistance against thermal shock
Status: To Be Verified

CEN - EN 10025
Hot rolled products of structural steels. General technical delivery conditions
Status: To Be Verified

CEN - EN 10204
Metallic materials. Types of inspection documents
Status: To Be Verified

CEN - EN 10209
Cold rolled low carbon steel flat products for vitreous Enamelling. Technical delivery conditions
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - EN ISO 1463
Metallic and oxide coatings -- Measurement of coating thickness -- Microscopical method
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - EN ISO 2178
Non-magnetic coatings on magnetic substrates -- Measurement of coating thickness -- Magnetic method
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - EN ISO 2360
Non-conductive coatings on non-magnetic electrically conductive basis materials -- Measurement of coating thickness -- Amplitude-sensitive eddy-current method
Status: To Be Verified

CEN - EN12897
Water supply - Specification for indirectly heated unvented (closed) storage water heaters
Status: To Be Verified

CEN - EN14483-2
Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion by citric acid at room temperatuur
Status: To Be Verified

CEN - EN14483-3
Determination of resistance against boiling water
Status: To Be Verified

IEC - IEC 60335-2-15
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-15: Particular requirements for appliances for heating liquids
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 11469
Method for assessing chemical resistance of enamels used for colour coding and colour marking
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 12038
Permissible limits and test methods for toxic materials released from enamelware in contact with food
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 12038 : Part 1
Vitreous and porcelain enamels - Release of lead and cadmium from enamelled ware in contact with food : Part 1 Method of test
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 12038 : Part 2
Vitreous and porcelain enamels - Release of lead and cadmium from enamelled ware in contact with food : Part 2 Permissible limits
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 13273
Vitreous enamelled inner tanks for storage water heater
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 1 : Sec 1
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware: Part 1 Production of specimens for testing, Section 1 Enamelled sheet steel
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 1 : Sec 2
Methods of Test for Vitreous Enamelware - Part 1 : Production of Specimen for Testing - Section 2 : Enamelled Cast Iron
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 1
Methods of Test for Vitreous Enamelware - Part 2 : Test Methods - Section I : Resistance to Citric Acid at Room Temperature and Boiling Temperature
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 11
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware: Part 2 Test method - Section 11 Resistance to abrasion
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 12
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware: Part 2 Test methods - Section 12 Resistance to torsion
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 13
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware : Part 2 Test methods , Section 13 Resistance to warpage
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 14
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware : Part 2 Test methods , Section 14 Resistance to adherence
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 2
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware: Part 2 Test methods, Section 2 Low and high voltage tests for detecting and locating defects
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 3
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware : Part 2 Test methods, Section 3 Resistance to boiling water and water vapour
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 4
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware : Part 2 Test methods, Section 4 Resistance to thermal shock
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 5
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware : Part 2 Test methods, Section 5 Resistance to hot alkali (sodium hydroxide)
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 6
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware : Part 2 Test methods, Section 6 Reflectance and specular gloss
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 7
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware: Part 2 Test methods Section 7 Resistance to boiling hydrochloric acid
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 8
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware: Part 2 Test methods Section 8 Resistance to heat
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 3972 : Part 2 : Sec 9
Methods of test for vitreous enamelware: Part 2 Test methods - Section 9 Resistance to dilute sulphuric acid
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 4682 : Part 2
Code of practice for lining of vessels and equipment for chemical processes Part 2 Glass enamel lining
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 8017
Vitreous enamelled reflectors for use with illuminating device
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 8687 : Part 1
Methods of test for vitreous enamels and frits: Part 1 Sieve analysis
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 8687 : Part 2
Methods of test for vitreous enamels and frits: Part 2 Fusion flow test
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 8709
Method of test for colour retention of vitreous enamel coatings
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 8914
Quality tolerances for water for vitreous enamel industry
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 9485
Cold-reduced and hot-rolled carbon steel sheet for porcelain enamelling
Status: To Be Verified

BIS - IS 9806
Methods of Test for and Permissible Limits of Toxic Materials Released from Ceramicware, Vitreous Enamelware, Glassware and Glass-cerami
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 2722:1997
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Determination of resistance to citric acid at room temperature
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 2723:1995
Vitreous and porcelain enamels for sheet steel- Production of specimens for testing
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 2724:1973
Vitreous and porcelain enamels for cast iron-Production of specimens for testing
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 2733:1983
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Apparatus for testing with acid and neutral liquids and their vapors
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 2734:1997
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Apparatus for testing with alkaline liquids
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 2742:1998
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Determination of resistance to boiling citric acid
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 2743:1986
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Determination of resistance to condensing hydrochloric acid vapor
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 2744:1998
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Determination of resistance to boiling water and water vapor
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 2745:1998
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Determination of resistance to hot sodium hydroxide
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 2746:1973
Vitreous and porcelain enamels -- Enamelled articles for service under highly corrosive conditions -- High voltage test
Status: Replaced

ISO - ISO 2746:1998
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Enameled articles for service under highly corrosive conditions-High voltage test
Status: Replaced

ISO - ISO 2746:2015
Vitreous and porcelain enamels -- High voltage test
Status: Current

ISO - ISO 2747
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Enameled cooking utensils- Determination of resistance to thermal shock
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 28706-1:2008
Vitreous and porcelain enamels -- Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion - Part 1: Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion by acids at room temperature
Status: Current

ISO - ISO 28706-2:2008
Vitreous and porcelain enamels -- Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion -- Part 2: Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion by boiling acids, boiling neutral liquids and/or their vapours
Status: Current

ISO - ISO 28706-3:2008
Vitreous and porcelain enamels -- Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion -- Part 3: Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion by alkaline liquids using a hexagonal vessel
Status: Current

ISO - ISO 28706-4:2008
Vitreous and porcelain enamels -- Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion -- Part 4: Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion by alkaline liquids using a cylindrical vessel
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 28764:2008
Vitreous and porcelain enamels-Production of specimens for testing enamels on sheet steel, sheet aluminium and cast iron
Status: Withdrawn

ISO - ISO 28764:2015
Vitreous and porcelain enamels-Production of specimens for testing enamels on sheet steel, sheet aluminium and cast iron
Status: Current

ISO - ISO 4530
Vitreous and porcelain enameled manufactured articles-- Determination of resistance to heat
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 4532
Vitreous and porcelain enamels -- Determination of the resistance of enamelled articles to impact -- Pistol test
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 4533
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Determination of resistance to hot detergent solutions used for washing textiles
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 4533:1983
Vitreous and porcelain enamels -- Determination of resistance to hot detergent solutions used for washing textiles
Status: Replaced

ISO - ISO 4534
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Determination of humidity behavior-fusion flow test
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 4535
Vitreous and porcelain enamels- Apparatus for determination of resistance to hot detergent solutions used for washing textiles-
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 6370/1
Vitreous and porcelain enamels-Determination of the resistance to abrasion-Part 1: Abrasion testing apparatus
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 6370/2
Vitreous and porcelain enamels-Determination of the resistance to abrasion-part 1:Loss in mass after sub-surface abrasion
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 8289
Vitreous and porcelain enamels-low voltage test for detecting and locating defects
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 8290
Vitreous and porcelain enamels-Determination of resistance to sulfuric acid at room temperature
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO 8291
Vitreous and porcelain enamels-Method of test of self cleaning properties
Status: To Be Verified

ISO - ISO/DIS 28706-3
Vitreous and porcelain enamels -- Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion -- Part 3: Determination of resistance to chemical corrosion by alkaline liquids using a hexagonal vessel or a tetragonal g
Status: Draft

ISO - ISO/DIS 4531
Vitreous and porcelain enamels -- Migration from enamelled ware in contact with food -- Method of test and permissible limits
Status: Draft




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Ditmer Trading & Consulting BV is a family owned company, which was founded by Ronald Ditmer in 2007.

We are specialized in providing worldwide professional services & supplies to the porcelain (vitreous) enameling industry.

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