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BS EN 10204:2004

Metallic products. Types of inspection documents

Status : Current, Under review   Published : October 2004



BS EN 10204:2004
Metallic materials. Types of inspection documents

What is it?

BS EN 10204:2004 is the European standard for inspection documents that authenticate materials used in metallic and non-metallic products. There is increasing pressure for manufacturers to prove that products meet certain chemical and mechanical properties. The documents detailed in BS EN 10204:2004 are a legal and regulatory requirement that must be provided to those purchasing products as proof of quality and product specification.

How does it work?

BS EN 10204:2004 outlines the inspection documents that your customers require. The standard applies to all metallic products, including plates, sheets, bars, forgings and castings. It may also apply to non-metallic products and is used in conjunction with information about the manufacturing conditions.  technical delivery conditions of the manufactured products. Documents required to meet BS EN 10204:2004 include proof of conformity, reports on manufacturing processes, audit reports and technical specifications.

Who should buy it?

  • Manufacturers of non-metallic products 
  • Manufacturers of metallic products

What does BS EN 10204 cover?

  • Contents of the standard include:
  • Scope
  • Terms and definitions
  • Inspection documents based on non-specific inspection
  • Inspection documents based on specific inspection
  • Validation and transmission of inspection documents
  • Transmission of inspection documents by an intermediary
  • Summary of inspection documents
  • Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential
  • Requirements of EU Directive 97/23/EC
  • Bibliography

What’s new? 

BS EN 10204:2004 replaces BS EN 10204:1991 which has been withdrawn

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Standard NumberBS EN 10204:2004
TitleMetallic products. Types of inspection documents
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date25 October 2004
Cross References97/23/EC, EN 10168
ReplacesBS EN 10204:1991
International RelationshipsEN 10204:2004
Draft Superseded By00/709598 DC
DescriptorsMetals, Documents, Ferrous alloys, Certificates of conformity, Steels, Inspection, Cast-iron, Reports, Technical documents
Title in FrenchProduits metalliques. Types de documents de controle
Title in GermanMetallische Erzeugnisse. Arten von Pruefbescheinigungen
ISBN0 580 44653 0
File Size920 KB

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