Standardization and certification committees

We participate in different plastic material standardization committees in order to develop standards at national level and transpose European standards into national standards.

AIMPLAS is a member of the following working groups and sub-committees:

UNE:

CTN 53: PLASTICS AND RUBBER

  • GT1: PVC profiles for doors and windows
  • GT2: Agricultural film
  • SC1: Elastomers
  • SC2: Plastic tubes and fittings
    • GT17: Mechanical calculation of cured-in-place sleeving
  • SC3: Cellular materials
  • SC4: Containers and packaging
    • GT: Reusable bags
    • GT4: Reusable plastic dishes
    • GT5: Charity packaging caps
  • SC5: Reinforced plastic materials
  • SC6: Specifications on raw materials and test methods
    • GT1: Biodegradability and bio-based products
  • SC7: Tanks
  • SC8: Plastics recycling
  • SC9: End-of-life tyres
  • CTN53: Plenary meeting

CTN 49: CONTAINERS AND PACKAGING. HORIZONTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ASPECTS

  • GT1: Containers and packaging. Environmental management
  • GT3: Assessment of transport containers
  • GT7: Flexible tubes (packaging)

CTN 116: AUTOMATED INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS

  • GT1: Additive manufacturing

CTN 168: RUBBER AND PLASTIC PROCESSING MACHINERY

CTN 319: ALGAE AND ALGAE PRODUCTS

CTN 323: CIRCULAR ECONOMY

CEN:

TC 155: PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS AND DUCTING SYSTEMS

  • WG25: Recycling of PVC-U, PE and PP materials

TC 194: UTENSILS IN CONTACT WITH FOOD

  • WG8: Overall migration

TC 249: PLASTICS

  • WG7: Thermoplastic films for use in agriculture
    • WG 7/TG1
  • WG9: Bio-based and biodegradable plastics
  • WG11: Plastics recycling
  • WG24: Environmental aspects

TC 261: PACKAGING

  • SC4/WG8: Heavy metals and other dangerous substances
  • SC5: Primary packaging and transport packaging
    • WG 25: Rigid plastic packaging as well as plastic caps and lids for any packaging containing plastic
    • WG 27: Child resistant packaging

TC 438: ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

ISO:

TC 61: PLASTICS

  • SC2: Mechanical behavior
    • WG1: Static behavior
    • WG2: Hardness and surface properties
    • WG3: Impact and high speed properties
    • WG5: Temperature dependent behavior
    • WG7: Fracture and fatigue behavior
    • WG8: Forms of data presentation
  • SC 14: Environmental aspects
    • WG4: Characterization of plastics leaked into the environment (including microplastics)
    • WG5: Mechanical and chemical recycling

TC 122: PACKAGING

  • SC3: Performance requirements and tests for means of packaging, packages and unit loads (as required by ISO/TC 122)
    • WG3: Child resistant containers

TC 138: PLASTICS PIPES, FITTINGS AND VALVES FOR THE TRANSPORT OF FLUIDS

  • SC5: General properties of pipes, fittings and valves of plastic materials and their accessories — Test methods and basic specifications
    • WG5: Polyolefin pipes

TC 261: ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Other committees

  • AEN/CTC 032 Spanish Committee for the Certification of Bitumen and Tar Sheets (AENOR)
  • Automotive Committee of the Spanish Association for Quality (AEC)
  • Aerospace Committee of the Spanish Association for Quality (AEC)
  • Advisory Committee of the Seedling mark (European Bioplastics)
  • ZA-BAW/ Biodegradable Materials (DINCERTCO)