BS EN 1559-1:2011 - Founding. Technical conditions of delivery. General – BSI British Standards

BS EN 1559-1:2011

Founding. Technical conditions of delivery. General

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : April 2011



BS EN 1559-1:2011
Founding. Technical conditions of delivery. General

What is it?

BS EN 1559-1:2011 is the latest standard to recommend the correct technical conditions for casting all metallic materials, except copper alloy. The European guidelines outline how to achieve best practice during the casting process, with specifications on the correct composition of cast metallic materials. BS EN 1559-1:2011 helps manufacturers achieve best practice through consistent quality of output and time and cost savings. Additional requirements for specific materials are available as follows: BS EN 1559-2 for cast steel; BS EN 1559-3 for cast iron; BS EN 1559-4 for cast aluminium; BS EN 1559-5 for cast magnesium; and BS EN 1559-6 for cast zinc. Guidance for copper alloy castings is given in BS EN 1982.

How does it work?

BS EN 1559-1:2011 helps you to define and meet the correct technical requirements when producing metallic casts. The guidelines provide technical specifications to help you achieve the required European standard of manufacturing and casting from production to packaging. With BS EN 1559-1:2011 you can effectively monitor product output effectively, meet quality assurance targets, streamline processes, and deliver to customer expectations. The standard also outlines best practice consultation between the manufacturer and customer.

Who should buy it?

  • Manufacturers working with all cast metallic materials, except copper alloy
  • Businesses that require castings made from all cast metallic materials, except copper alloy.

What does BS EN 1559-1 cover?

Contents of the standard include:

  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Terms and definitions
  • Information to be supplied by the purchaser
  • Mandatory information
  • Optional information
  • Drawings, patterns and tools
  • Information on the mass
  • Preliminary sample
  • Initial sample
  • Designations
  • Manufacture
  • Manufacturing process
  • Welding operations
  • Requirements
  • Material
  • Casting
  • Inspection
  • Type of inspection documents and type of inspection
  • Test unit
  • Samples
  • Test procedures
  • Invalidation of test results
  • Retests
  • Sorting and reprocessing
  • Marking
  • Packaging and surface protection
  • Complaints
  • Mandatory and/or optional information checklist
  • Significant technical changes between this European Standard and the previous edition
  • Bibliography

What’s new?

BS EN 1559-1:2011 replaces BS EN 1559-1:1997 which is withdrawn.

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Standard NumberBS EN 1559-1:2011
TitleFounding. Technical conditions of delivery. General
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 April 2011
Confirm Date16 June 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 10204:2004, ISO 5459, EN 1559-4, EN 1560, EN 1780-2, ISO 80000-1:2009, EN 12892, EN 12890, EN 1559-5, EN 1780-1, EN 1559-6, EN 1559-2, EN 12844, EN ISO 10135, ISO 10135:2007, EN 1559-3, EN 10027-1, EN 1754, EN 12883, EN 10027-2
Informative References(Provided for Information)prEN 1370, EN 10021, EN ISO 148-1, EN 12680-1, EN 1982, EN 1371-1, prCEN ISO/TS 8062-2, EN ISO 6892-1, EN 1369, EN ISO 9001:2008, EN ISO 8062-3, EN 12681, EN 12680-2, EN ISO 6506-1, EN ISO 8062-1, ISO/DTS 8062-2:2010, EN 12680-3, EN 1371-2, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 148-1:2009, ISO 6506-1:2005, ISO 8062-1:2007, ISO 6892-1:2009, ISO 8062-3:2007
ReplacesBS EN 1559-1:1997
International RelationshipsEN 1559-1:2011
Draft Superseded By09/30200834 DC
DescriptorsInspection, Castings, Production, Testing, Marking, Foundry engineering, Condition of goods, Ordering, Welding, Sampling methods, Samples
Title in FrenchFonderie. Conditions techniques de fourniture. Généralités
Title in GermanGießereiwesen. Technische Lieferbedingungen. Allgemeines
ISBN978 0 580 67228 6
File Size0.9805 MB

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