From October 18th to 19th, 2017, the International Steel Wire Rope Technical Committee (ISO/TC 105) 2017 Annual Meeting was held in Hangzhou. At the meeting, Kunshan Shandong Shore Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. was led, and the Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau Industrial Products Center was mainly The international standard involved – ISO 8794 “Wire Rope – Insert Sling” was validated and 12 international experts from the United States, Britain, Belgium, Japan, South Korea and China participated in the validation.
First of all, ISO 8794 international standard “wire rope – insert sling” expert group leader, Kunshan Shandong Shore Ocean Engineering Co., Ltd. Wang Zhang Dongmei general manager, team member Wu Yiwen researcher briefly reviewed the application of the standard and the work of the Chinese expert group, The standard was revised at the Annual Meeting of Wire Rope International Standards held in London in 2015, but the meeting did not pass the project. At the International Standards Annual Meeting in Chicago in October 2016, Kunshan Shandong Shore Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. applied again and received the meeting. Experts’ approval, agreed to start the ISO8794NP project. On June 15, 2017, the ISO Central Secretariat notified the establishment of the ISO/TC105WG8 working group. On July 4th, the inaugural meeting of the Chinese expert group was held in Kunshan and the international standard work was officially launched. On July 24th, the working group submitted a draft of the working group-WD draft to the ISO/TC 105 Secretariat. After more than two months of waiting, the working group did not receive feedback from international experts.
Subsequently, the experts at the meeting reviewed the WD draft provided by us. The experts were very convinced of our work and there were few questions. The main question was that some new questions and technical changes were raised. We carried out one by one. Answer, the experts are also satisfied with our answer. After discussion, the participating experts agreed that the standard can be advanced to the CD stage.
ISO8794 “wire rope – insert sling” international standard, is the strong combination of Kunshan Shandong Shore Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., Metallurgical Industry Information Standards Institute and Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau Industrial Products Center. The ISO8794 standard successfully entered the CD stage. It is the first step that has been successfully completed, and we will make unremitting efforts to complete the revision of this international standard. We are convinced that it will improve the quality of our steel wire ropes and will play a positive role in promoting China’s steel wire rope products to Chinese brands.