Standards Under Process

The standards committee formed at the Office of Textiles Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India formulates drafts standards and submits the same to BIS from time to time. Many of the standards proposed and formulated y the standards committees have been notified and circulated by the BIS in the recent past. Following provides a summary of the status of proposed standards in different segments of technical textiles, formulated by committees and submitted to BIS for their approval.

PROTECH

Printed and sent for notification

  1. Doc.Txd 32(766) - Protective clothing Part 3 Resistance of materials to penetration by liquids: IS 15758 (Part3): 2007

Finalised Drafts under print:

  1. Doc.Txd 32(832) Textiles - Resistance To Ignition Of Mattresses, Divans and Bed Bases-Specification

Draft standards completed wide circulation

  1. Doc.Txd - 32(946)Textiles-Protection Gloves For Firefighters - Laboratory Test Methods and Performance Requirements (Based On ISO 15383: 2003)
  2. Doc.Txd - 32(947)Textiles-Protective Clothing For Firefighters - Laboratory Test Methods and Performance Requirements (Based On ISO 11613 : 1999)
  3. Doc.Txd - 32(948)Textiles-Protective Clothing For Firefighters - Laboratory - Test Methods and Performance Requirements For Wild Land Firefighting Clothing (Based On ISO 15384 : 2003)
  4. Doc.Txd - 32(949)Textiles-Protective Clothing For Firefighters - Laboratory Test Methods and Performance Requirements For Protective Clothing With A - Reflective Outer Surface (Based On ISO 15538 : 2001)

Draft Standards Under Preparation

  1. Doc.Txd 32(9001) Textiles - Light weight bullet proof jackets - Specification

New items

  1. Recommendations for preparation of revised specification of IS: 6685-1972 " life jackets"
  2. NYCO Combat Uniforms
  3. Pouch for ammunition and grenades made of nylon 66
  4. Tactical 3 Point Sling Universal
  5. Protective clothing for welders

 

GEOTECH

Printed and sent for notification

  1. Specifications of Geosynthetics for Highways: IS 15910:2010
  2. Jute Geo-Textiles - Part 1 Strengthening of Sub Grade in Roads and Control of Bank Erosion in Rivers and Waterways (First Revision of IS 14715) IS 14715 (P-1): 2013
  3. Jute Geo-Textiles - Part 2 Control of Bank Erosion in Rivers and Waterways (First Revision of IS 14715) IS 14715 (P-2): 2013

Finalised drafts under print

  1. Doc.Txd 30 (959) Guidelines for Application of Coir Geotextiles (Coir Woven Bhoovastra) for Rain Water Erosion Control in Roads, Railways Embankments and Hill Slopes
  2. Doc.Txd -30(982) Method of Test for Determination of California Bearing Ratio
  3. Doc.Txd - 30(985) Specification for Geotextiles used as Protection (or Cushioning) Material
  4. Doc.Txd - 30(983): Method of Determination of Apparent Opening Size of Geo-Textiles by Wet Sieving

Draft Standards Finalized But Not Yet Under Print

  1. Doc.Txd - 30(1073): Design practice for installation of geotextiles as pavement fabric
  2. Doc.Txd - 30(1074): Guidelines for installation of geotextile used in Subsurface drainage application
  3. Doc.Txd - 30(1075): Guidelines for installation of geotextile for permanent Erosion Control in Hard Armor Systems
  4. Doc.Txd - 30(1076): Guidelines for installation of geotextile used in subgrade separation in pavement structures
  5. Doc.Txd - 30(1077): Guidelines for installation of geogrids used as reinforcement of base and subbase layers in pavement structure
  6. Doc.Txd - 30(1078): Guidelines for installation of geogrids as soil reinforcement in mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining structures
  7. Doc.Txd - 30(1122): Standard Test method for Biological clogging of geotextile or soil/ Geotextile filters
  8. Doc.Txd - 30(1123): Standard test method for effect of temperature on stability of geotextile
  9. Doc.Txd - 30(1124): Standards practice for laboratory immersion procedures for evaluating the chemical resistance of geosynthetics to liquids
  10. Doc.Txd - 30(1125): Geotextiles - method of test for grab breaking load and elongation
  11. Doc.Txd - 30(1025): Specification for geo-textiles used in subsurface drainage application
  12. Doc.Txd - 30(1026): Specification for geo-textiles for permanent erosion control in hard armor systems
  13. Doc.Txd - 30(1027): Specification for geo-textiles used in subgrade separation in pavement structures
  14. Doc.Txd - 30(1028): Specification for geo-textiles used in subgrade stabilisation in pavement structures
  15. Doc.Txd - 30(1029); Specification for geo-grids used as reinforcement of base and subbase layers in pavement
  16. Doc.Txd - 30(1030): Specification for geogrids used as soil reinforcement in mechanically stabilised earth (MSE) retaining structures

Draft standards completed wide circulation

  1. Doc.Txd - 30(961) Natural Fibre Geotextiles (Jute Geo Textiles) and Coir Geotextiles (Coir Bhoovastra) - Glossary of Terms for Erosion Control Products
  2. Doc.Txd - 30(1079): PVC Geo-membranes for lining - Specification (First revision of IS 15909)

Draft standards approved for wide circulation

  1. Doc.Txd - 30(1178) - Stress crack resistance of polyolefin geomembranes using notched constant tensile load test
  2. Doc.Txd - 30(1179) - Pore size characteristics of geotextiles by capillary flow test
  3. Doc.Txd - 30(1180) - Exposure and retrieval of samples to evaluate installation damage of geosynthetics
  4. Doc.Txd - 30(1182) - Index puncture resistance of geomembranes
  5. Doc.Txd - 30(1183) - Determination of weld strength of geocell
  6. Doc.Txd - 30(1184) - Determination of 2 % secant modulus for polyethylene geomembranes
  7. Doc.Txd - 30(1185) - Determination of pyramid puncture resistance of unprotected and protected geomembranes
  8. Doc.Txd - 30(1186) - Tensile properties of geo-grids by the single or multi-rib tensile method
  9. Doc.Txd - 30(1187) - Performance strength of geomembranes by wide strip method
  10. Doc.Txd - 30(1188) - Chemical resistance of geomembranes to liquids
  11. Doc.Txd - 30(1189) - Dispersion of carbon black in polyolefin
  12. Doc.Txd - 30(1191) - Standard practice for deterioration of geotextiles from outdoor exposure
  13. Doc.Txd - 30(1192) - Method of test for determination of (in-plane) hydraulic transmissivity of a geo-synthetic by radial
  14. Doc.Txd - 30(1193) - Standard test method for measuring geo-synthetic pullout resistance in soil
  15. Doc.Txd - 30(1194) - Standard test method for permittivity of geotextiles under load
  16. Doc.Txd - 30(1195) - Geosynthetics - Specification for needle punched non wovengoebags for coastal and waterways

 

AGROTECH

Printed and sent for notification

  1. Agro-Textiles - Shade nets for agriculture and horticulture purposes-Specification: IS 16008: 2012
  2. Textiles - Shade Nets 50% for Agriculture Application - Specification: Clubbed into Standard no: IS 16008:2012
  3. Textiles - Shade Nets 75% for Agriculture Application - Specification: Clubbed into Standard no: IS 16008:2012
  4. Textiles - 90% Shade Nets for Agriculture Application - Specification: Clubbed into Standard no: IS 16008:2012
  5. Leno bags for packaing Standard under print

Finalised drafts under print

  1. Doc.Txd35(981) Jute Agro-Textile - Sapling Bags for Growth of Seedling /Sapling - Specification
  2. Doc.Txd 35(1089) 100 gsm woven ground covers for horticulture application-Specification
  3. Doc.Txd 35(1172) Textiles- High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) woven laminated fabric pipe for irrigation purpose - Specification

Draft standards approved for wide circulation

  1. Doc.Txd 35(1128): Textiles- Polypropylene spun bonded non-woven crop cover fabric for agrcultural and horticultural applications - Specification
  2. Doc.Txd 35(1172): Textiles- High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) woven laminated fabric pipe for irrigation purpose - Specification

Draft standard formulated

  1. Doc.Txd 35(1023): Glossary of terms used in agro-textiles
  2. Doc.Txd 35(1173): Textiles - Nylon knitted seamless gloves for tobacco harvesters - Specification

Draft under preparation

  1. Doc.Txd 35(980): Jute Agro-Textiles for Growth of Plants and Suppression of Weeds-Specification

New Items

  1. Doc.Txd 35(1127):Textiles-Specification for bird protection nets
  2. Nonwoven Crop covers

 

MEDITECH

Draft standards finalized but not yet under print

  1. Doc.Txd36(1042): Medical Textiles - method for evaluation of the bacterial filtration efficiency of surgical face masks
  2. Doc.Txd 36(1035): Medical textiles - Surgical face masks
  3. Doc.Txd 36(1107): Medical Textiles - Paraffin Gauze dressings - Specification
  4. Doc.Txd 36(1108): Medical Textiles - Knitted viscose primary dressings - Specification
  5. Doc.Txd 36(1157): ISO 20743: 2007 Textiles - Determination of antibacterial activity of antibacterial finished products
  6. Doc.Txd 36(1058): ISO 20645: 2004 Textiles fabrics - Determination of antibacterial activity - Agar diffusing plate test

Draft standards issued in wide circulation

  1. Doc.Txd 36(1059): Medical Textiles - Tubular bandages - Specification
  2. Doc.Txd 36(1171): Medical Textiles - Cast padding for Orthopaedic plaster - Specification
  3. Doc.Txd 36(1060): Medical Textiles - OrthopaedicStockinette - Specification

Draft Standards Formulated

  1. Doc.Txd 36(1031): Medical textiles - Surgical drapes - Specification
  2. Doc.Txd 36(1033): Medical textiles - Surgical gowns - Specification
  3. Doc.Txd 36(1038): Medical textiles - Nonwoven gauze bandage - Specification

 

INDUTECH

Printed and sent for notification

  1. Textiles- Test method for non-wovens - Part 1 Determination of mass per unit area: IS 15891 (Part 1) : 2011
  2. Textiles- Test method for non-wovens - Part 2 Determination of thickness: IS 15891 (Part 2) : 2011
  3. Textiles- Test method for non-wovens - Part 3 Determination of tensile strength and elongation: IS 15891 (Part 3) : 2011
  4. Textiles- Test method for non-wovens - Part 4 Determination of tear resistance: IS 15891 (Part 4) : 2011
  5. Test Methods for Nonwovens Part 6 Absorption: IS 15891 (Part 6) : 2012
  6. Textiles - Test Methods for Nonwovens Part 7 Determination of Bending Length: IS 15891 (Part 7) : 2012
  7. Textiles - Test Methods for Nonwovens Part 8 Determination of Liquid Strike - Through Time (Simulated Urine): IS 15891 (Part 8): 2012
  8. Textiles-Test Methods for Non-wovens Part 9 Determination of Drapability including Coefficient: IS 15891 (Part 9) : 2012
  9. Textiles-Water proof tarpaulins made from woven polyester fabric: IS 16126 : 2013

 

BUILDTECH

New items

  • Textiles - Synthetic Fibers for reinforcement in concrete for use in construction works