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PART 8 BUILDING MATERIALS

CONTENTS
8.1 SCOPE 8.2 MATERIALS 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.! 8.# NEW AND ALTERNATIVE MATERIALS USED MATERIALS STORAGE O MATERIALS MET"ODS O TEST LIST O STANDARDS

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8.1

SCOPE

8.3
8.3.1

8.1.1 This part of the Code covers the minimum requirements of building materials, and the criteria for accepting new or alternative building materials.

NEW OR MATERIALS

ALTERNATIVE

8.2

MATERIALS

8.2.1 Every material used in fulfillment of the requirements of this Part, unless otherwise specified in this Code or approved, shall conform to the specifications issued by the Ghana Standards uthority. !n the case of materials where Ghana Standards are not available, the materials shall conform to the specifications issued by the recogni"ed authority. list of acceptable standard specifications are given at the end of this part of the Code. 8.2.2 The list given at the end of this part of the Code would be augmented from time to time by amendments, revisions and additions. The uthority shall ta#e cognisance of such amendments and revisions. The latest version of a specification shall, as far as possible, be adopted at the time of enforcement of this part of the Code. The list given at the end of this part of the Code would be augmented from time to time by amendments, revisions and additions. The implementing uthority shall ta#e cogni"ance of such amendments and revisions. The latest version of a specification shall, as far as possible, be adopted at the time of enforcement of this part of the Code.

The provisions of this part do not preclude the use of any material not specifically prescribed. ny such material must be referenced to the Ghana Standards uthority for approval provided it is shown to be satisfactory for the purpose intended and at least the equivalent of that in this Part in quality, strength, effectiveness, fire resistance, durability, safety, maintenance and compatibility. pproval in writing shall be obtained by the owner or his agent before any new material is used. The uthority having $urisdiction shall base such approval on the principle set forth in Section %.&.' and shall require that tests be carried out (Section %.)* or sufficient evidence or proof be submitted, at the e+pense of the owner or his agent, to substantiate any claim for the proposed material.

8.3.2

8.4
8.4.1

USED MATERIALS
The use of used materials may not be precluded provided these meet the minimum requirements of Section %.& and Part , - dministration..

8.2.3

8.5
8.5.1

STORAGE O MATERIALS
ll building materials shall be stored on the building site in such a way as to prevent deterioration or the loss or impairment of their structural and other essential properties (see Pa$% 11& 'C()*%$+,%-() .$a,%-,e*/ Sa0e%1 a)2 %3e E)4-$()5e)%6*.

8.!

MET"ODS O TEST
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8.!.1

Every test of material required in this part or by the uthority having $urisdiction shall be carried out in accordance with standard methods of test issued by the Ghana Standards uthority. !n the absence of methods of Tests where Ghana standards are not available, the tests shall conform to the methods of tests issued by the recogni"ed authority. /aboratory tests shall be conducted by recogni"ed laboratories acceptable to the Ghana Standards uthority.

alphabetical order of their principal category as given below3 1. Aluminium and other light metals and their alloys 2. Bitumen and tar products 3. Builders hardware 4. Building chemicals 5. Building lime and products !. Burnt clay products #. Cement and Concrete ( including concrete reinforcement) 8. Composite matrix products ( including cement matrix products) 8. Conductors and cables 19. Doors, windows and ventilators 11. lectrical accessories wiring, fittings and

%.).'.' The manufacturer0supplier shall ensure that materials conform to the requirements of the specifications of the Ghana Standard and if requested, shall supply a certificate to this effect to the purchaser or his representative. %.).'., 1hen the certificate in Section %.).'.' are not available, the specimen of the material shall be tested and the cost thereof should be borne by the manufacturer0supplier if the material does not conform to the specification after such tests. !f the material is found acceptable, the purchaser will bear the cost of such tests.

12. !illers, stoppers and putties 13. !loor covering, roofing and other finishes 14. "lass 15. "ypsum based materials 1!. #ignocellulosic building materials (including $imber% Bamboo and products thereof) 1#. &aints and allied products 18. &olymers, plastics geosynthetics'geotextiles and

8.#

LIST O STANDARDS

8.#.1 Ge)e$a7
The following are Ghana and other equivalent Standards for various building materials and components are to be complied with in fulfillment of the requirements of this Part of the Code. !n the compilation of the list, some standards have been included in more than one category of products2 such as in the category based on composition as well as on end application of the materials. The list has been arranged in

18. (anitary appliances and water fittings 29. (oil)based products 3

21. (teel and its alloys 22. (tones 23. (tructural sections 24. $hermal insulation materials 25. $hreaded fasteners and rivets 2!. *nit weights of building materials 2#. +ater)proofing materials and damp)proofing

GS IS: #$8%

Specification for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys, e'truded round tube and hollow sections for general engineering purposes. )olour code for the identification of aluminium and aluminium alloys for general engineering purposes.

GS IS: $47(

GS IS: $*7* +imensions for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloy sheet and strip. GS IS: $*77 +imensions for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys, plates and hot rolled sheets. GS IS: #47#% &rought aluminium and its alloys , )he-uered.tread sheets for general engineering purposes , Specification. GS /S ##*#: Specification for aluminium alloy sections for structural purposes. GS /S 48*8: 0rofiled aluminium sheet for building. GS /S 12 48%: 3luminium and aluminium alloys , Sheet, strip and plate. GS /S 12 %73: 3luminium and aluminium alloys , )hemical composition and form of wrought products. 2. Bitumen and Tar Products GS IS: 73 GS IS: $#$ Specification for pa!ing bitumen. Specification for crude coal tar for general use. Specification for coal tar. Specification for coal tar pitch. Specification for cutbac" bitumen. Specification for creosote oil for use as wood preser!ati!es.

28. +elding electrodes and wires 28. +ire ropes and wire products

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Aluminium and other light metals and their Alloys Specification for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys, bars, rods and sections for general engineering purposes. Specification for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys, sheet rods and strip for general engineering purposes. Specification for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloy drawn tube for general engineering purposes. Specification for wrought aluminium alloy ri!et stoc" for general engineering purposes. Specification for corrugated aluminium sheet. &rought aluminium alloy bolt and screw stoc" for general engineering purposes.

GS IS: 733

GS IS: 737

GS IS: 738

GS IS: 74

GS IS: $#% GS IS: $#* GS IS: $#7

GS IS: #$%4

GS IS: #$84

GS IS: $#8

GS IS: 4%4

Specification for cutbac" bitumen from wa'y crude. Specification for industrial bitumen.

GS IS: 7 $

bituminous material , +etermination of brea"ing point for anionic bitumen emulsion. GS IS: #%4*$ Specification for polymer and rubber modified bitumen. GS /S #44: Specification for )oal 9ar )reosote for wood preser!ation. GS /S 434: /ituminous road emulsions 5anionic and cationic6 GS /S %(4: :ot road asphalt for roads and other pa!ed areas.

GS IS: #$ # to #$$ 4ethods for testing tar and bituminous materials GS IS: 3##7 Specification for bitumen emulsion for roads 5anionic type6. Specification for bitumen emulsion for roads 5cationic type6. 4ethods for testing tar and bituminous materials: +etermination of 7833SS brea"ing point of bitumen. 4ethods for testing tar and bituminous materials: +etermination of effect of heat and air by thin film o!en test. 4ethod for determination of asphaltenes in bitumen by precipitation with normal haptane. 4ethod for determination of wa' content in bitumen. )oal tar pitch.

GS IS: 8887

GS IS: (38#

3. Builders Hardware GS IS: $ 4 Specification for tower bolts.

GS IS: (38$

GS IS: $ % Specification for non;ferrous metal butt hinges. GS IS: $ * Specification for tee and strap hinges. GS IS: $ 8 Specification for door handles. GS IS: $8# Specification for mild steel sliding door bolts for use with padloc". GS IS: 3*$ Specification for parliament hinges. GS IS: 3*3 Specification for hasps and staples. GS IS: 3*4 Specification for fanlight catch.

GS IS: # %##

GS IS: # %#$

GS IS: #%#7$

4ethods for testing tar and bituminous materials , +etermination of curing inde' for cutbac" bitumens. 4ethods for testing tars and bituminous materials , +etermination of brea"ing point for cationic bitumen emulsion. 4ethods for testing tar and

GS IS: 4%$ Specification for door springs, rat;tail type. GS IS: 4%3 Specification for double;acting spring hinges. GS I: 7$( Specification for drawer loc"s, cupboard loc"s and bo' loc"s. GS IS: # #( Specification for rim latches. GS IS: #34# Specification for steel butt hinges.

GS IS: #%#73

GS IS: #%#74

GS IS: #8$3 Specification for floor door stoppers. GS IS: #837 Specification for fanlight pi!ots. GS IS: $$ ( Specification for mortice loc"s 5!ertical type6 GS IS: $*8# Specification for non;ferrous metal sliding door bolts for use with padloc"s. GS IS: 3%*4 Specification for door closers 5hydraulically regulated6. GS IS: 38#8 Specification for continuous 5piano6 hinges. GS IS: 38$8 Specification for !entilator chains GS IS: 3843 Specification for steel bac"flap hinges. GS IS: 3847 Specification for mortice night latches. GS IS: 4*$# Specification for indicating bolts for use in public baths and la!atories. GS IS: 4(48 Specification for welded steel wire fabric for general use. GS IS: 4(($ Specification for door handles for mortice loc"s 5!ertical type6 GS IS: %#87 Specification for flush bolts. GS IS: %8(( Specification for bathroom latches GS IS: %(3 Specification for mortice latch 5!ertical type6 GS IS: *3#% Specification for floor springs 5hydraulically regulated< for hea!y doors. GS IS: *3#8 Specification for plastic window stays and fasteners. GS IS: *343 Specification for door closers 5pneumatically regulated6 for light door weighing up to 4 "g.

GS IS: ** 7 Specification for rebated mortice loc"s 5!ertical type6. GS IS: 7#(* Specification for hold fast. GS IS: 7#(7 Specification for double action floor springs 5without oil chec"6 for hea!y doors. GS IS: 7%34 Specification for sliding loc"ing bolts for use with padloc"s. GS IS: 7%4 Specification for mortice dead loc"s GS IS: 87* Specification for mortice sliding door loc"s, with le!er mechanism. GS IS: (# * Specification for rising butt hinges. GS IS: (#3# Specification for rim loc"s. GS IS: (4* Specification for flush drop handle for drawer. GS IS: (8(( Specification for hat coat and wardrobe hoo"s. GS IS: # #( Specification for mild steel stays and fasteners. ( Specification for numerical.

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GS IS: # 34$ Specification for curtain rail system. GS IS: #$8#7 Specification for stainless steel butt hinges. GS IS: #$8*7 Specification for 0=) hand rails co!ers. GS IS: #4(#$ Specification for door closers concealed type 5hydraulically regulated6. 4. Building Chemicals a) Anti termite Chemicals GS IS: *3$ Specification for gamma;/:) 5lindane6 emulsifiable concentrates.

GS IS: 8(44 Specification for chlorpyrifos emulsifiable concentrates. !) Chemical Admi"ture#$ater Proo%ing Com&ounds GS IS: $*4% Specification for integral waterproofing compounds for cement mortar and concrete. GS IS: *($% 4ethods of test for determination of water soluble chlorides in concrete admi'tures. GS IS: (# 3 Specification for concrete admi'tures. c) 'ealants#(illers GS IS: #834 Specification for hot applied sealing compound for >oint in concrete. GS IS: #838 Specification for preformed filers for e'pansion >oint in concrete pa!ements and structures 5non;e'truding and resilient type6. GS IS: ##433 Specification for one grade GS IS: #$##8 Specification for two parts polysulphide based sealants.

GS IS: 483% Specification for poly!inyl acetate dispersion;based adhesi!es for wood. GS IS: (#88 0erformance re-uirements for adhesi!e for structural laminated wood products for use under e'terior e'posure condition. GS IS: #$83 8ubber based adhesi!es for fi'ing 0=) tiles to cement. GS IS: #$((4 1po'y adhesi!es, room temperature curing general purpose. *. Building +ime and Products GS IS: 7#$ Specification for building limes. GS IS: #*$4 4ethod of field testing of building lime. GS IS: $*8* Specification for cinder as fine aggregates for use in lime concrete. GS I: 3 *8 Specification for bro"en bric" 5burnt; clay6 coarse aggregates for use in lime concrete. GS IS: 3##% Specification for lime based bloc"s. GS IS: 3#8$ Specification for bro"en bric"s 5burnt clay6 fine aggregates for use in lime mortar. GS IS: 4 (8 Specification for lime;po??olana mi'ture. GS IS: 4#3( Specification for calcium silicate bric"s. GS IS: *(3$ 4ethod of tests for building limes. GS IS: # 3* Specification for lime po??olana concrete bloc"s for pa!ing. GS IS: # 77$ Specification for -uic" setting lime po??olana mi'ture. GS IS: #$8(4 Specification for pul!eri?ed fuel ash lime bric"s. ,. Burnt Clay Products

d) Adhesi)es GS IS: 848 Specification for synthetic resin adhesi!es for plywood 5phenolic and aminoplastic6. GS IS: 84( Specification for cold setting case in glue for wood. GS IS: 8%# Specification for synthetic resin adhesi!es for construction wor" 5non; structural6 in wood. GS IS: 8%$ Specification for animal glue for general wood;wor"ing purposes. GS IS: #% 8 Specification for e'tenders for use in synthetic resin adhesi!es 5ureaformaldehyde6 for plywood.

a) Bloc-s GS IS: 3(%$ Specification for burnt hollow bric"s for walls and partitions. !) 'oil Based Products GS IS: #7$% Specification for soil;based bloc"s used in general building construction. c) Bric-s GS IS: # 77 Specification for common burnt clay building bric"s. GS IS: $##7 Guide for manufacture of hand; made;common burnt clay building bric"s. GS IS: $#8 Specification for hea!y duty burnt clay building bric"s. GS IS: $$$$ Specificat ion for burnt clay perforated building bric"s. GS IS: $*(# Specification for burnt clay facing bric"s. GS IS: 34(% 4ethods of test of burnt clay. GS IS: 3%83 Specification for burnt clay pa!ing bric"s. GS IS: 488% Specification for sewer bric"s. GS IS: %4%4 4ethods for sampling of clay building bric"s. GS IS: %77( Specification fort burnt clay soling bric"s. GS IS: *#*% +imensions for special shapes of clay bric"s. GS IS: ##*% Guide for manufacture of common burnt clay building bric"s by semi; mechani?ed process. GS IS: #37%7 Specification for clay fly ash building bric"s. GS /S 3($#: )lay bric"s and bloc"s.

d) .allies GS IS: 7%%* Specification for burnt clay >allies. e) Tiles GS IS: *%4 Specification for clay roofing tiles. 4angalore pattern. GS IS: #4*4 Specification for clay ridge and ceiling tiles. GS IS: #478 Specification for clay flooring tiles. GS IS: $*( Specification for burnt clay flat terracing tiles. GS IS: 33*7 Specification for burnt clay tiles for use in lining irrigation and drainage wor"s. GS IS: 3(%#: Specification for hollow clay tiles for floor and roofs. GS IS: #33#7: Specification for clay roofing camty tiles, half round and flat tiles.

/. Cement and Concrete 0including concrete rein%orcement) a) Aggregates GS IS: 383 Specification for coarse and fine aggregates from natural sources for concrete. GS IS: #%4$ Specification for sand for plaster. GS IS: $##* Specification for sand for masonry mortars. GS IS: $38* 4ethods of test for aggregates for concrete. GS IS: $43 4ethods of sampling of aggregates of concrete. GS IS: *%7( Specification for coarse aggregate for water bound macadam.

GS IS: (#4$ Specification for artificial light; weight aggregates for concrete masonry units. GS /S 12 (3$: 9ests for general properties of aggregates. GS /S 8#$: 9esting aggregates. GS /S # 47: 3ir;cooled blastfurnace slag. GS /S 12 #$*$ : 2ormal and hea!y weight aggregates. !) Cement GS IS: 4%% Specification for 0ortland slag cement. GS IS: #48( Specification for 0ortland po??olana cement. GS IS: 34** Specification for masonry cement. GS IS: *4%$ Specification for high alumina cement for structural use. GS IS: *( ( Specification for supersulphated cement. GS IS: 8 4# Specification for rapid hardening 0ortland cement. GS IS: 8 4$ Specification for white 0ortland cement. GS IS: 8 43 Specification for hydrophobic 0ortland cement. GS IS: #$33 Specification for sulphate resisting 0ortland cement. GS IS: #$* Specification for low heat 0ortalnd cement. GS /S 12 #($: 4ethods of testing cement. GS /S 12 #(7;#: )ement , )omposition, specifications and conformity criteria for common cements.

GS /S #4*: Specification for blast furnace cements with strength properties outside the scope of /S 12 #(7;#. GS /S #37 : @ow heat 0 rtland cement. GS /S 3ggregates for cement tests.

c) 1ineral#Chemical Admi"tures and Po22olanas GS IS: #344 Specification for calcined clay po??olana. GS IS: #7$7 4ethods of tests for po??olanic materials. GS IS: 38#$ Specification for pul!eri?ed fuel ash. GS IS: *4(# 4ethod of sampling of flyash. GS IS: *($% 4ethods of test for determination of water soluble chlorides in concrete admi'tures. GS IS: (# 3 Specification for admi'tures for concrete. GS IS: #$ 8( Specification for granulated slag for manufacture of 0ortland slag cement. GS IS: #$87 4ethods of sampling calcined clay po??olana. GS IS: #%388 Specification for silica fume. d) Concrete GS IS: 4%* )ode of practice for plain and reinforced concrete. GS IS: #343 )ode of practice for prestressed concrete. GS IS: 4($* )ode of practice for ready;mi'ed concrete.

GS /S 12 $ *;#: )oncrete , Specification, performance, production and conformity e) Cement and Concrete 'am&ling and 1ethods o% Test GS IS: %#* 4ethods of test for strength of concrete. GS IS: ##(( 4ethods of sampling and analysis of concrete. GS IS: $77 4ethods of testing bond in reinforced concrete. GS IS: 3 8% 4ethods of test for permeability of cement mortar and concrete. GS IS: 3%3% 4ethods of sampling hydraulic cement. GS IS: 4 3# 4ethods of physical tests for hydraulic cement. GS IS: 4 3$ 4ethods of chemical analysis for hydraulic cement. GS IS: %8#* 4ethod of test for splitting tensile strength of concrete. GS IS: 8#4$ 4ethods of test for determining setting time of concrete by penetration resistance. GS IS: ( #3 4ethod of ma"ing, curing and determining compressi!e strength of accelerated cured concrete test specimens. GS IS: ($84 4ethod of test for abrasion resistance of concrete. GS IS: #$4$3 4ethods of colorometric analysis of hydraulic cement. GS IS: #$8 3 4ethods of analysis of hydraulic cement by A;ray fluorescence spectrometer.

GS IS: #$8#3 4ethod of analysis of hydraulic cement by atomic absorption spectrophotometer. GS IS: #33## 4ethods of non;destructi!e testing of concrete. GS /S 8% : 4ethod of specifying and guidance for the specifier.

%) Treatment o% Concrete .oints GS IS: #834 Specification for hot applied sealing compound for >oint in concrete.

GS IS: #838 Specification for preformed fillers for e'pansion >oint in concrete pa!ements and structures 5non; e'truding and resilient type6. GS IS: # %** 4ethods of test for preformed fillers for e'pansion >oints in concrete pa!ing and structural construction. GS IS: ##433 Specification for one grade polysulphide based >oint sealant. GS IS: #$##8 Specification for two parts polysulphide based sealants.

g) Concrete 3ein%orcement GS IS: 43$ Specification for mild steel and medium tensile steel bars and hard drawn steel wire for concrete reinforcement. GS IS: #%** Specification for hard drawn steel wire fabric for concrete reinforcement. GS IS: #* 8 4echanical testing of materials , 9ensile testing. GS IS: #78% Specification for plain hard drawn steel wire for prestressed concrete.

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GS IS: #78* Specification for high strength deformed steel bars and wires for concrete reinforcement. GS IS: $ ( Specification for high tensile steel bars used in prestressed concrete. GS IS: * 3 Specification for indented wire for prestressed concrete. * Specification for uncoated stress; relie!ed strand for prestressed concrete.

GS IS: *44# 4ethods of test for autocla!ed cellular concrete products. GS IS: *%$3 Specification for precast reinforced concrete door and window frames. GS IS: (87$ Specification for precast concrete septic tan"s. GS IS: (8(3 Specification for precast concrete bloc"s for lintels and sills. GS IS: #$44 Specification for precast concrete stone masonry bloc"s. GS IS: #$%($ Specification for precast concrete manhole co!ers and frames. GS IS: #33%* Specification for precast ferrocement water tan"s 5$% to # litres capacity6. GS IS: #3(( Specification for precast reinforced concrete plan"s and >oists for flooring and roofing. GS IS: #4$ # Specification for precast reinforced concrete channel unit for construction of floors and roofs. GS IS: #4$4# Specification for precast @;0anel units for roofing. GS /S 34 : Specification for precast concrete "erbs, channels, edgings and -uadrants. GS /S $ $8: 0re;cast concrete bloc"s.

GS IS: *

GS IS: # 7( 4ethods of sampling of steel for prestressed and reinforced concrete. GS IS: #3*$ Specification for fusion bonded epo'y coated reinforcing bars. GS IS: #4$*8 Specification for uncoated stress relie!ed low rela'ation se!en ply strand for prestressed concrete.

4. Com&osite 1atri" Products a) Cement 1atri" Products i) Precast Concrete Products GS IS: $#8% Specification for concrete masonry units. GS IS: 4((* Specification for reinforced concrete fence posts GS IS: %7%# Specification for precast concrete coping bloc"s. GS IS: %7%8 Specification for precast concrete "erbs GS IS: %8$ Specification for precast concrete cable co!ers GS IS: * 7$ Specification for autocla!ed reinforced cellular concrete wall slabs. GS IS: * 73 Specification for autocla!ed reinforced cellular concrete floor and roof slabs.

ii) Other Fibre Cement Products GS IS: #48*$ Specification for fibre cement flat sheets. GS IS: #487# Specification for products in fibre reinforced cement long corrugated or asymmetrical section sheets and fittings for roofing and cladding. iii) Concrete Pipes and Pipes Lined/Coated with Concrete or Mortar

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GS IS: 4%8 Specification for precast concrete pipes 5with and without reinforcement6 GS IS: 784 Specification for prestressed concrete pipes 5including specials6. GS IS: #(#* Specification for steel cylinder pipe with concrete lining and coating. GS IS: 3%(7 4ethods of test for concrete pipes. GS IS: 43% Specification for concrete porous pipes for under drainage. GS IS: 73#( Specification for perforated concrete pipes. GS IS: 73$$ Specification for specials for steel cylinder reinforced concrete pipes. GS IS: #%#%% Specification for bar.wire wrapped steel cylinder pipe with mortar lining and coating. !) 3esin 1atri" Products GS IS: #((8 4ethods of test for thermosetting synthetic resin bonded laminated sheets. GS IS: $ 3* Specification for phenolic laminated sheets. GS IS: $ 4* Specification for decorati!e thermosetting synthetic resin bonded laminated sheets. 5. Conductors and Ca!les GS IS: *(4 Specification for 0=) insulated cables for wor"ing !oltages up to and including ## =. GS IS: #%%4 Specification for 0=) insulated 5hea!y duty6 electric cables. GS IS: 4$8( Specification for fle'ible cables for lifts and other fle'ible. GS IS: 7 (8 Specification for cross;lin"ed polyethylene insulated 0=) sheathed cables.

GS IS: ((*8 Specification for elastomer; insulated cables. GS IS: # 8# 4ethods of test for cables. GS IS: #$(43 /rass glands for 0=) cables.

16. 7oors8 $indows and 9entilators a) $ooden 7oors8 $indows and 9entilators GS IS: # 3 Specification for timber paneled and gla?ed shutters.

GS IS: #8$* Specification for !enetian blinds for windows. GS IS: $#(# Specification for wooden flush door shutters 5cellular and hollow core type6. GS IS: $$ $ Specification for wooden flush door shutters 5solid core type6. GS IS: 4 $ 4ethod of tests for door shutters. GS IS: 4 $# Specification for timber door, window and !entilator frames. GS IS: 4(*$ Specification for wooden side sliding doors. GS IS: *#(8 Specification for ledged, braced and battened timber shutters. !) 1etal 7oors8 $indows (rames and 9entilators GS IS: # 38 Specification for steel doors, windows and !entilators. GS IS: #3*# Specification for steel windows for industrial buildings. GS IS: #(48 Specification for aluminium doors, windows and !entilators. GS IS: #(4( Specification for aluminium windows for industrial buildings. GS IS: 43%# Specification for steel door frames.

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GS IS: *$48 Specification for metal rolling shutters and rolling grills. GS IS: 74%$ Specification for hot rolled steel sections for doors, windows and !entilators. GS IS: # 4%# Specification for steel sliding shutters 5top hung type6. GS IS: # %$# Specification for collapsible gates.

GS IS: # 4%# Specification for steel sliding shutters 5top hung type6 GS IS: # %$# Specification for collapsible gates c) Plastic 7oors and $indows GS IS: #48%* Specification for glass fibre reinforced 5G806 panel type door shutters for internal use. GS IS: #%38 Specification for moulded raised high density fibre 5:+76 panel doors. 11. :lectrical $iring %ittings and accessories GS IS: 37# Specification for ceiling roses. GS IS: 374 Specification for electric ceiling type fans and regulators. GS IS: 4#8 Specification for tungsten filament general ser!ice electric lamps. GS IS: #$%8 Specification for bayonet lamp holders GS IS: #$(3 Specification for plugs and soc"et , outlets rated !oltage up to and including $% = and rated current up to and including #* amperes. GS IS: #%34 Specification for ballasts for fluorescent lamps. GS IS: #%%4 0=) insulated 5hea!y duty6 electric cables. GS IS: #777 Specification for industrial luminaire with metal reflectors. GS IS: $ 8* Specification for carriers and bases used in re;wireable type electric fuses up to *% =. GS IS: $#48 Specification for flameproof enclosures BdC for electrical apparatus for e'plosi!e gas atmospheres. GS IS: $$ * Specification for flameproof electric lighting fittings.

c) Plastic 7oors and $indows GS IS: #48%* Specification for glass fibre reinforced 5G806 panel type door shutters for internal use. GS IS: 4 $# Specification for timber door, window and !entilator frames. GS IS: 4(*$ Specification for wooden side sliding doors. GS IS: *#(8 Specification for ledged, braced and battened timber shutters. !) 1etal 7oors8 $indows (rames and 9entilators GS IS: # 38 Specification for steel doors, windows and !entilators. GS IS: #3*# Specification for steel windows for industrial buildings. GS IS: #(48 Specification for aluminium doors, windows and !entilators GS IS: #(4( Specification for aluminium windows for industrial buildings. GS IS: 43%# Specification for steel door frames. GS IS: *$48 Specification for metal rolling shutters and rolling grills GS IS: 74%$ Specification for hot rolled steel sections for doors, windows and !entilators.

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GS IS: $$#% Specification for starters for fluorescent lamps. GS IS: $4#$ Specification for lin" clips for electrical wiring. GS IS: $4#8 Specification for tubular fluorescent lamps for general lighting ser!ices. GS IS: $**7 Specification for fittings for rigid steel conduits for electrical wiring. GS IS: $*7% Specification for enclosed distribution fuseboards and cutouts for !oltages not e'ceeding # =. GS IS: 3$87 Specification for industrial lighting fittings with plastic reflectors. GS IS: 33$3 Specification for bi;pin lamp holders for tubular fluorescent lamps. GS IS: 34#( Specification for fittings for rigid non;metallic conduits. GS IS: 348 Specification for fle'ible steel conduits for electrical wiring. GS IS: 3%$8 Specification for waterproof electric lighting fittings. GS IS: 3%%3 Specification for watertight electric lighting fittings. GS IS: 3837 Specification for accessories for rigid steel conduits for electrical wiring. GS IS: 38%4 Specification for switches for domestic and similar purposes. GS IS: 4 #$ Specification for dust;proof electric lighting fittings. GS IS: 4 #3 Specification for dust;tight electric lighting fittings. GS IS: 4#* Specification for interloc"ing switch soc"et outlet GS IS: 4*#% Specification for switch soc"et outlets 5non;interloc"ing type6

GS IS: 4*4( Specification for adaptors for fle'ible steel conduits GS IS : % 77 Specification for decorati!e lighting outfits GS IS: *%38 Specification for three;pin plugs made of resilient material GS IS: 88$8 Specification for circuit;brea"ers for o!er current protection for household and similar installation GS IS: (%37 Specification for conduits for electrical installations. GS IS: (($* Specification for fuse wires used in rewireable type electric fuses up to *% =. GS IS: # 3$$ Specification for luminaires. GS IS: ## 37 1lectronic type fan regulators GS IS: #3 # 3) watt;hour meters. )lass .%, # and $ GS IS: #377( 3) static watt hour meters 5)lass # and $6 GS IS: #3(47 Specification for low;!oltage switchgear and control gears. GS IS: #47*3 )onduit for electrical purposes, outside diameters of conduits for electrical installations and threads for conduits and fittings. GS IS: #47*8 )onduit fittings for electrical installations. GS IS: #477$ 1nclosures for accessories for household and similar fi'ed electrical installations. GS IS: #4($7 )able trun"ing and ducting systems for electrical installations. GS IS: #4(3 )onduit systems for electrical installations. GS IS: #%3*8 )able reels for household and similar purposes.

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12. (illers8 'to&&ers and Putties GS IS: ## Specification for ready mi'ed paint, brushing, grey filler, for enamels, for use o!er primers. GS IS: 4#( Specification for putty for use on window frames. GS IS: 4$3 Specification for plastic wood, for >oinerDs filler. GS IS: 37 ( Specification for mastic cement for bedding of metal windows. GS IS: 7#*4 Specification for stopper. GS IS: #3#84 Specification for mastic filler. 13. (loor co)ering8 3oo%ing and other %inishes a) Cement (looring GS IS: #$37 Specification for cement concrete flooring tiles. GS IS: #38 # Specification for chec"ered cement concrete tiles. !) (looring Com&ositions GS IS: *%7 Specification for material for use in the manufacture of magnesium o'ychloride flooring compositions. GS IS: (#*$ 4ethods of tests for epo'y resin, hardeners and epo'y resin composition for floor topping. GS IS: (#(7 Specification for epo'y resin, hardness and epo'y resin compositions for floor topping. GS IS: # #3$ 4ethod of test for materials for use in the preparation of magnesium o'ychloride flooring composition.

GS IS: *%3 Specification for linoleum sheets and tiles GS IS: (7 4 4ethods of tests for linoleum sheets and tiles d) 3u!!er %looring GS IS: 8 ( Specification for rubber flooring material for general purposes. e) Bituminous %looring GS IS: ##(% Specification for bitumen mastic for flooring GS IS: 8374 Specification for bitumen mastic, anti;static and electrically conducting grade GS IS: (%# Specification for bitumen mastic acid resisting grade GS IS: #3 $* Specification for bitumen mastic for flooring for industries handling @0G and other light hydrocarbon products. GS IS: #%#(4 Specification for pitch;mastic flooring for industries handling. %) Plastic (looring GS IS: 34*# Specification for 0=) asbestos floor tiles GS IS: 34*$ Specification for unbac"ed fle'ible 0=) flooring GS IS: 34*4 4ethods of tests for plastic flooring and wall tiles. g) Ceramic#9itreous GS IS: $333 Specification for 0laster of 0aris for ceramic industry. GS IS: 44%7 Specification for ceramic ungla?ed !itreous and resisting tile. GS IS: #3*3 4ethod of test for ceramic tiles. GS IS: #37## Sampling and basis for acceptance of ceramic tiles

c) +inoleum %looring

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GS IS: #37%3 Specification for dust pressed ceramic tiles with water absorption of 1E # F Group 5/ III6. GS IS: #37%4 Specification for dust pressed ceramic tiles with water absorption of *F G 1 G # F Group 5/ II b6. GS IS: #37%% Specification for dust pressed ceramic tiles with water absorption of 3F G 1 G *F Group 5/ II a6 GS IS: #37%* Specification for dust pressed ceramic tiles with water absorption of 1 G 3F Group / I. h) ;ther (loorings GS IS: 44%* 4ethods of test for chemical resistant mortars. GS IS: 44%7 Specification for ceramic ungla?ed !itreous acid resisting tile. GS IS: 483$ Specification for chemical resistant mortars. GS IS: 48* Specification for acid resistant bric"s.

GS IS: #$%83 Specification for corrugated bitumen roofing sheets. GS IS: #$8** Specification for plastic translucent sheets made from thermosetting polyester resin 5glass fibre reinforced6. GS IS: #33#7 Specification for clay roofing camty tiles, half round and flat tiles. <) $all Co)erings#(inishings GS IS: #%4$ Specification for sand for plaster. GS IS: 44%* 4ethods of test for chemical resistant mortars. GS IS: 483$ Specification for chemical resistant mortars. GS IS: #%4#8 Specification for finished wall papers, wall !inyls and plastic wall co!erings in roll form. 14. =lass GS IS: $%%3 Specification for safety glass. GS IS: $83% Specification for flat transparent sheet glass. GS IS: 3438 Specification for sil!ered glass mirrors for general purposes. GS IS: %437 Specification for figured rolled and wired glass. GS IS: #4( Specification for transparent float glass. 1*. =y&sum !ased 1aterials GS IS: $ (% Specification for gypsum plaster boards. GS IS: $%4$ 4ethods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products. GS IS: $%47 Specification for gypsum building plaster.

i) 3oo%ing GS IS: $77 Specification for gal!ani?ed steel sheets 5plain and corrugated6 GS IS: *%4 Specification for clay roofing tiles, 4angalore pattern. GS IS: #4*4 Specification for clay ridge and ceiling tiles. GS IS: $*( Specification for burnt clay flat terracing tiles. GS I: 3(%# Specification for hollow clay tiles for floor and roofs. GS IS: # 388 Specification for corrugated coir wood wool cement roofing sheets.

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GS IS: $84( Specification for non;load bearing gypsum partition bloc"s 5solid and hollow types6. GS IS: 8$7$ Specification for gypsum plaster or use in the manufacture of fibrous plasterboards. GS IS: (4(8 Specification for inorganic aggregates for use in gypsum plaster. 1,. +ignocellulosic Building 1aterials a) Tim!er and Bam!oo i) Timber Classification GS IS: 3(( )lassification of commercial timbers and their ?onal distribution. GS IS: ##% 9rade names and abbre!iated symbols for timber species. GS IS: 4(7 Hey for identification of commercial timber. ii) Tim!er Con)ersion and =rading GS IS: #( Specification for coniferous sawn timber 5baul"s and scantlings6 GS IS: #3$* Specification for non;coniferous sawn timber 5baul"s and scantlings6 GS IS: #33# Specification for cut si?es of timber. GS IS: %(** Specification for non;coniferous timber in con!erted from for general purpose. GS IS: #4(* Specification for preser!ati!e treated and seasoned sawn timber from rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis). iii) Tim!er Testing GS IS: #7 8 4ethods of testing small clear specimens of timber. GS IS: #( 4ethod of testing wood poles.

GS IS: $4%% 4ethod of sampling of model trees and logs for timber testing and their con!ersion. GS IS: $7%3 4ethods for estimation of preser!ati!es in treated timber and treating solutions. GS IS: 4( 7 4ethod of testing timber connectors. GS IS: 8$($ 4ethods for e!aluation of wor"ing -uality of timber under different wood operations , 4ethod of test. GS IS: 87$ 4ethods of sampling of timber scantlings from depots and their con!ersion for testing. GS IS: 874% 4ethods of presentation of data of physical and mechanical properties of timber. GS IS: # 4$ 4ethod of determination of sound absorption coefficient of timber by standing wa!e method. GS IS: # 7%4 4ethod of determination of thermal conducti!ity of timber. GS IS: ##$#% 4ethods of determination of moisture content of timber and timber products. GS IS: #3*$# 4ethod of test for determination of dielectric constant of wood under microwa!e fre-uencies. i)) 'tructural Tim!er and Test GS IS: 3*$( Specification for structural timber in building. GS IS: 48(# Specification for preferred cut si?es of structural timber. GS IS: 4($4 4ethod of test for nail >ointed timber trusses. )) +ogs

GS IS: $4 8 4ethods of static tests of timbers in structural si?es.

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GS IS: 33*4 4ethod of measurement and e!aluation of defects in timber. GS IS: 48(% Specification for tea" logs GS IS: %$4* Specification for coniferous logs GS IS: 73 8 Specification for non;coniferous logs. )i) Bam!oo GS IS: *874 4ethod of tests for round bamboos GS IS: 8$4$ 4ethods of tests for split bamboos. !) 3econstituted Products i) Plywood GS IS: 3 3 Specification for plywood for general purposes. GS IS: #3$8 Specification for !eneered decorati!e plywood GS IS: #734 4ethod of test for plywood. GS IS: 4(( Specification for plywood for concrete shuttering wor". GS IS: %% ( Specification for fire retardant plywood. GS IS: %%3( Specification for preser!ati!e treated plywood. GS IS: 73#* Specification for preser!ati!e treated plywood. GS IS: # 7 # Specification for structural plywood GS IS: #3(%7 Specification for metal faced plywood. ii) Bloc-!oards8 Particle Boards and (i!re Boards GS IS: #*%8 Specification for fibre hardboards GS IS: #*%( Specification for bloc" boards

GS IS: $38 4ethods of test for wood particle board and boards from other lignocellulosic materials. GS IS: 3 87 Specification for wood particle boards 5medium density6 for general purposes. GS IS: 3 (7 Specification for !eneered particle boards GS IS: 3#$( Specification for low density particle board. GS IS: 33 8 Specification for wood wool building slabs GS IS: 3348 Specification for fibre insulation boards. GSIS 3478 Specification for high density wood particle boards GS IS: #$4 * Specification for medium density fibreboards for general purposes. GS IS: #$8$3 Specification for pre;laminated particle boards GS IS: #374% 4ethod for determination of formaldehyde content in particle board by e'traction method called perforator method. GS IS: #4$7* Specification for cement bonded particle boards. GS IS: 4%87 Specification for pre;laminated medium density fibre board. iii) $ood Based +aminates GS IS: 3%#3 Specification for resin treated compressed wood laminates 5compregs6 GS IS: 7*38 4ethods of sampling for wood.lignocellulosic based panel products. GS IS: (3 7 4ethods of tests for wood;based structural sandwich construction.

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GS IS: #43#% Specification for commercial !eneers. GS IS: #4*#* Specification for laminated !eneer lumber i)) Bam!oo and Coir Board Products GS IS: #3(%8 Specification for bamboo mat board for general purposes GS IS: #4%88 Specification for bamboo mat !eneer composite for general purposes GS IS: #484$ Specification for coir !eneer board for general purposes. GS IS: #%47* Specification for bamboo and corrugated sheets.

a) $ater Based Paints and Pigments GS IS: 4$7 Specification for distemper, dry, colour as re-uired. GS IS: 4$8 Specification for distemper, washable. GS IS: %4# Specification for cement paint, colour as re-uired. GS IS: %4## Specification for plastic emulsion paint. !) 3eady 1i"ed Paints8 :namels and Powder Coatings GS IS: # # 4ethods of sampling and test for paints, !arnishes and related products. GS IS: # 4 Specification for ready mi'ed paint, brushing, ?inc chrome, priming. GS IS: #33 Specification for enamel, interior 5a6 undercoating, 5b6 finishing. GS IS: #%8 Specification for ready mi'ed paint, brushing, bituminous, blac", lead;free, acid, al"ali, and heat resisting. GS IS: #*8 Specification for ready mi'ed paint, air;drying semi;glossy.matt, for general purposes. GS IS: 34# Specification for blac" Iapan, 9ypes 3, / and ). GS IS: $ 74 Specification for ready mi'ed paint, air drying red o'ide;?inc chrome, priming. GS IS: $ 7% Specification for ready mi'ed paint, sto!ing, red o'ide;?inc chrome, priming. GS IS: $33( Specification for aluminium paint for general purposes, in dual container. GS IS: $(3$ Specification for enamel, synthetic, e'terior, 5a6 undercoating, 5b6 finishing.

)) Adhesi)es GS IS: 848 Specification for synthetic resin adhesi!es for plywood 5phenolic and aminoplastic6. GS IS: 84( Specification for cold setting case in glue for wood. GS IS: 8%# Specification for synthetic resin adhesi!es for construction wor" 5non; structural6 in wood. GS IS: 8%$ Specification for animal glue for general wood;wor"ing purposes. GS IS: #% 8 Specification for e'tenders for use in synthetic resin adhesi!es 5ureaformaldehyde6 for plywood. GS IS: 483% Specification for poly!inyl acetate dispersion;based adhesi!es for wood. GS IS: (#88 0erformance re-uirements for adhesi!e for structural laminated wood products for use under e'terior e'posure condition. 1/. Paints and Allied Products

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GS IS: $(33 Specification for enamel, e'terior, 5a6 undercoating, 5b6 finishing. GS IS: 3%3* Specification for ready mi'ed paint, brushing, wood primer. GS IS: 3%8% Specification for ready mi'ed paint, aluminium, brushing, priming, water resistant, for wood wor". GS IS: 3*78 Specification for ready mi'ed paint, thic" white, for lettering. GS IS: 8**$ Specification for enamel, synthetic, e'terior, 5a6 undercoating, 5b6 finishing, for railway coaches. GS IS: (8*$ Specification for ready mi'ed paint, brushing, bituminous blac" lead free, acid, al"ali, water and chlorine resisting. GS IS: ##883 Specification for ready mi'ed paint, brushing, red o'ide, priming for metals. GS IS: #3#83 Specification for aluminium paints, heat resistant. GS IS: #3$#3 Specification for polyurethane full gloss enamel 5two pac"6. GS IS: #3* 7 Specification for ready mi'ed paint, finishing, general purposes, synthetic. GS IS: #387#:#((3 Specification for powder coatings. c) Thinners and 'ol)ents GS IS: 8$ 4ethods of sampling and test for thinners and sol!ents for paints. GS IS: 3$4 Specification for ordinary denatured spirit. GS IS: %33 Specification for gum spirit of turpentine 5oil of turpentine6.

GS IS: #43#4 Specification for thinner general purposes for synthetic paints and !arnishes. d) 9arnishes and lac>uers GS IS: 337 Specification for !arnish, finishing, interior. GS IS: 347 Specification for !arnish, shellac, for general purposes. GS IS: 348 Specification for 7rench polish. GS IS: %$4 Specification for !arnish, finishing, e'terior, synthetic. GS IS: %$% Specification for !arnish, finishing, e'terior and general purposes. GS IS: *4$ Specification for !arnish medium for aluminium paint. 14. Polymers8 Plastics and =eosynthetics#=eote"tiles GS IS: #((8 4ethods of test for thermosetting synthetic resin bonded laminated sheets. GS IS: $ 3* Specification for phenolic laminated sheets. GS IS: $ 4* Specification for decorati!e thermosetting synthetics resin bonded laminated sheets. GS IS: $ 7* Specification for unsupported fle'ible !inyl film and sheeting. GS IS: $% 8 Specification for low density polyethylene films. GS IS: *3 7 Specification for rigid 0=) sheets GS IS: (7** Specification for fle'ible 0=) compound. GS IS: # 88( Specification for rubber based adhesi!es for fi'ing 0=) tiles to cement. GS IS: #3#*$ 4ethods of test for geote'tiles.

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GS IS: #3$*$ Specification for pressure sensiti!e adhesi!e tapes with plastic base. GS IS: #33$% 4ethod of test for the determination to tensile properties of e'truded polymer geogrids using the : #33$* 4ethod of test for the e!aluation of interface friction between geosynthetics and soil.

GS IS: #4(8* Iute geo;grid for rain water erosion control in road and railway emban"ments and hill slopes. GS IS: #% * 9ensile test for >oints.seams by wide width method of geote'tiles.

GS IS: #4#8$ Specification for sol!ent cement for use with unplastici?ed poly!inylchloride plastic pipe and fittings. GS IS: #4$(3 4ethod of test for trape?oid tearing , Geote'tiles GS IS: #4$(4 4ethod of determination of apparent opening si?e by dry sie!ing techni-ue , Geote'tiles. GS IS: #4443 Specification for polycarbonate sheets. GS IS: #4*43 Specification for unsintered polytetrafluoroethylene 509716 tape for thread sealing applications. GS IS: #47 * Sampling and preparation of test specimen of geote'tiles GS IS: #47#4 +etermination of abrasion resistance of geote'tiles GS IS: #47#% Specification for wo!en >ute geote'tiles GS IS: #47#* +etermination of mass per unit area of geote'tiles GS IS: #473( 4ethods for determination of creep of geote'tiles GS IS: #47%3 Specification for poly 5methyl6 methacrylate 504436 53crylic6 sheets

15. 'anitary A&&liances and $ater (ittings a) =eneral GS IS: 77% Specification for cast iron brac"ets and supports for wash basins and sin"s GS IS: 78$ Specification for caul"ing lead GS IS: 8 4 Specification for rectangular pressed steel tan"s GS IS: #7 Specification for drin"ing fountains

GS IS: $(*3 Specification for copper alloy waste fittings for wash;basins and sin"s. GS IS: 348( Specification for enameled steel bath tubs. GS IS: %$#( Specification for cast copper alloy traps: 0art # J0D and JSD traps GS IS: %4%% Specification for cast;iron steps for manholes GS IS: *4## Specification for gel;coated glass fibre reinforced polyester resin bath tubs GS IS: 87#8 Specification for !itreous enameled steel "itchen sin"s GS IS: 87$7 Specification for !itreous enameled steel wash basins GS IS: (#4 4ethod of sampling of !itreous and fire clay sanitary appliances

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GS IS: #$7 # Specification for rotational moulded polyethylene water storage tan"s GS IS: #3(83 Specification for stainless steel sin"s for domestic purposes. GS IS: #43(( :ot press moulded thermosetting glass fibre reinforced 5G806 sectional water storage tan"s. !) Pi&es and (ittings :"cluding 9al)es i) Brass and Co&&er Pi&es and (ittings GS IS: 4 7 Specification for brass tubes for general purposes GS IS: $% # Specification for solid drawn copper tubes for general engineering purposes. ii) Cast ?ron Pi&es and (ittings GS IS: #%3* Specification for centrifugally cast 5spun6 iron pressure pipes for water, gas and sewage GS IS: #%37 Specification for !ertically cast iron pressure pipes for water, gas and sewage GS IS: #%38 Specification for cast iron fittings for pressure pipes for water, gas and sewage GS IS: #7$( Specification for sand cast iron spigot and soc"et soil, waste and !entilating pipes, fittings and accessories. GS IS: #87( Specification for malleable cast iron pipe fittings GS IS: 348* Specification for cast iron spigot and soc"et drain pipes GS IS: 3(8( Specification for centrifugally cast 5spun6 iron spigot and soc"et soil, waste and !entilating pipes, fittings and accessories.

GS IS: %%3# Specification for cast iron specials for asbestos cement pressure pipes for water, gas and sewage. GS IS: *#*3 Specification for centrifugally cast 5spun6 iron low pressure pipes for water, gas and sewage. GS IS: *4#8 Specification for cast iron and malleable cast iron flanges for general engineering purposes. GS IS: 7#8# Specification for hori?ontally cast iron double flanged pipes for water, gas and sewage. GS IS: 83$( Specification for centrifugally cast 5spun6 ductile iron pressure pipes for water, gas and sewage. GS IS: 87(4 Specification for cast iron detachable >oints for use with asbestos cement pressure pipes. GS IS: (%$3 Specification for ductile iron fittings for pressure pipes for water, gas and sewage. GS IS: # $($ +imensional re-uirements for rubber sealing rings for )I+ >oints in asbestos cement piping. GS IS: # $(( )ast iron saddle pieces for ser!ice connection from asbestos cement pressure pipes. GS IS: ##* * 4ethods of sampling cast iron pipes and fittings. GS IS: #$8$ +imensional re-uirements of rubber gas"ets for mechanical >oints and push on >oints for use with cast iron pipes and fittings for carrying water, gas and sewage. GS IS: #$(87 )ast iron detachable >oints for use with asbestos cement pressure pipes 5light duty6. GS IS: #$(88 8ubber sealing rings for )I+ >oints for light duty 3) pipes , +imensional re-uirements.

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GS IS: #$8#8 Specification for unplastici?ed 0=) screen and casing pipes for bore.tubewell. GS IS: #338$ )ast iron specials for mechanical and push on fle'ible >oints for pressure pipelines for water, gas and sewage. iii) (i!re Pi&es and (ittings GS IS: ##($% Specification for pitch; impregnated fibre pipes and fittings for drainage purposes. i)) Plastic Pi&es and (ittings GS IS: 3 7* Specification for low density polyethylene pipes for potable water supplies GS IS: 4(84 Specification for high density polyethylene pipes for water supply. GS IS: 4(8% Specification for unplastici?ed 0=) pipes for potable water supplies GS IS: 7834 Specification for in>ection moulded 0=) soc"et fittings with sol!ent cement >oints for water supplies. GS IS: 8 8 Specification for in>ection moulded high density polyethylene 5:+016 fittings for potable water supplies. GS IS: #3%($ Specification for K0=) pipes for soil and waste discharge systems inside buildings including !entilation and rainwater system. GS IS: #4333 Specification for high density polyethylene pipes for sewerage. GS IS: #44 $ Specification for G80 pipes, >oints and fittings for use for sewerage, industrial waste and water 5other than potable6. GS IS: #473% Specification for unplastici?ed poly!inyl chloride 5K0=)6 in>ection moulded fittings for soil and waste discharge system for inside buildings including !entilation and rain water system. GS IS: #488% Specification for polyethylene pipe for supply of gaseous fuel. GS IS: #%$$% Specification for chlorinated poly!inyl chloride compounds used for pipes and fittings. GS IS: #%3$8 Specification for unplastici?ed non;pressure poly!inyl chloride 50=); K6 pipes for use in underground drainage and sewerage system. )) 'teel Tu!es8 Pi&es and %ittings GS IS: #$3( 4ild steel tubes, tabular and other wrought steel fittings. GS IS: 3%8( Specification for seamless or electrically welded steel pipes for water, gas and sewage 5#*8.3 to $ 3$ mm outside si?e6. GS IS: 4$7 Steel tubes used for water wells. GS IS: %% 4 Specification for spiral welded pipes.

GS IS: 83* Specification for fabricated high density polyethelene 5:+016 fittings for potable water supplies. GS IS: # #$4 Specification for fabricated 0=) fittings for potable water supplies. GS IS: #$$3% 4ethods of test for unplastici?ed 0=) pipes for potable water supplies. GS IS: #$7 ( Specification for glass;fibre reinforced plastic 5G806 pipes >oints and fittings for use for potable water supply.

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GS IS: *$8* Seamless and welded steel pipe for sub;?ero temperature ser!ice GS IS: *3($ Steel pipe flanges. )i) 'toneware Pi&es and (ittings GS IS: *%# Specification for salt;gla?ed stoneware pipes and fittings. GS IS: 3 * Specification for chemically resistant gla?ed stoneware pipes and fittings. !iii6 )oncrete 0ipes and 0ipes @ined.)oated with concrete or 4ortar LSee 8 5a6iii. Knder the category J)omposite matri' 0roductsDM

d) 9al)es and (ittings 0?ncluding (erules) GS IS: 778 Specification for copper alloy gate, globe, and chec" !al!es for water wor"s purposes GS IS: 78# Specification for cast copper alloy screw;down bib taps and stop !al!es for water ser!ices GS IS: #7 # Specification for mi'ing !al!es for ablutionary and domestic purposes GS IS: #7 3 Specification for copper alloy float !al!es 5hori?ontal plunger type6 for water supply fittings. GS IS: #7## Specification for self;closing taps for water supply purposes GS IS: #7(% Specification for pillar taps for water supply purposes GS IS: $*($ Specification for ferrules for water ser!ices GS IS: 3 4 Specification for single faced sluice gates 5$ to # $ mm si?e6

c) @itchen and 'anitary A&&liances GS IS: 77# Specification for gla?ed fire clay sanitary appliances. GS IS: 77$ Specification for general re-uirements of enameled cast iron sanitary appliances. GS IS: 773 Specification for enameled cast iron water;closets railway stoc" type. GS IS: 774 Specification for flushing cisterns for water;closets railway stoc" type. GS IS: #7$* Specification for cast iron manhole co!ers and frames GS IS: $3$* Specification for automatic flushing cisterns for urinals GS IS: $%48 Specification for plastic seats and co!ers for water;closets. GS IS: $%%* Specification for !itreous sanitary appliances 5!itreous china6. GS IS: %(*# Specification for cast iron gratings for drainage purposes GS IS: 7$3# Specification for plastic flushing cisterns for water;closets and urinals GS IS: ##$4* Specification for glass fibre reinforced polyester resins 5G806 s-uatting pans

GS IS: 33## Specification for waste plug and its accessories for sin"s and washbasins. GS IS: 3(% Specification for surface bo'es for sluice !al!es GS IS: 4 38 Specification for foot !al!es for water wor"s purposes. GS IS: 4 3* Specification for washers for use with fittings for water ser!ices GS IS: %3#$ Specification for swing chec" type reflu' 5non;return6 !al!es. GS IS: 8(3# Specification for cast copper alloy fancy single tap combination tap and stop !al!es for water ser!ices GS IS: (338 Specification for cast iron screw; down stop !al!es and stop and chec" !al!es for water wor"s purposes.

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GS IS: (73( Specification for pressure reducing !al!es for domestic water supply systems. GS IS: (7%8 Specification for flush !al!es and fittings for water;closets and urinals. GS IS: (7*$ Specification for polyethylene floats 5spherical6 for float !al!es GS IS: (7*3 Specification for plastic bib taps, pillar taps, angle !al!es, hot and cold water ser!ices GS IS: #$$34 Specification for plastic e-uilibrium float !al!e for cold water ser!ices GS IS: #3 4( Specification for diaphragm tape 5plastic body6 float operated !al!es for cold water ser!ices. GS IS: #3##4 Specification for forged brass gate, globe and chec" !al!es for water wor"s purposes. GS IS: #484* Specification for sluice !al!es for water wor"s purposes 5% to # $ mm6. e) $ater 1eters GS IS: 77( Specification for water meters 5domestic type6. GS IS: $# 4 Specification for water meter bo'es 5domestic type6 GS IS: $373 Specification for water meters 5bul" type6 GS IS: *784 4ethod for performance testing of water meters 5domestic type6.

21. 'teel and its Alloys a) =eneral GS IS: # 3 )arbon steel castings for general engineering purposes GS IS: ##3* 0referred si?es for wrought metal products. GS IS: ##37 9hic"ness of sheet and diameters of wire GS IS: #7*$ )ode for designation of steels GS IS: $ 4( )olour code for the identification of wrought steel for general engineering purposes GS IS: $*44 :igh tensile steel castings GS IS: 7%(8 )lassification of steels !) 'tructural 'teel GS IS: #(77 Specification for low tensile structural steels GS IS: $ *$ Specification for steel for general structural purposes GS IS: $83 Specification for carbon steel billets ingots, blooms and slabs for re;rolling into steel for general structural purposes GS IS: $83# Specification for steel ingots and billets for the production of steel wire for the manufacture of wood screws GS IS: 8% Specification for structural steels microalloyed 5medium and high strength -ualities6.

GS IS: 8(%$ Steel ingots, blooms and billets for production of mild steel wire rods for general engineering purposes. 26. 'oil Based Products GS IS: #7$% Specification for soil;based bloc"s used in general building construction. c) 'heet and 'tri& GS IS: $77 Specification for gal!ani?ed steel sheets 5plain and corrugated6

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GS IS: 4#$ Specification for e'panded metal steel sheets for general purposes GS IS: %#3 Specification for cold rolled low carbon steel sheets and strips GS IS: # 7( Specification for hot rolled carbon steel sheet and strip GS IS: *(## Stainless steel plate, sheet and strip GS IS: 7$$* Specification for cold rolled medium, high carbon and low alloy steel strip for general engineering purposes. GS IS: ##%87 Specification for structural weather resistant steel GS IS: #4$4* Specification for continuously pre; painted gal!ani?ed steel sheets and coils GS IS: #%# 3 Specification for fire resistant steel d) Bars8 3ods8 $ire and $ire 3ods GS IS: $8 Specification for mild steel wire for general engineering purposes GS IS: ##48 Specification for hot rolled steel ri!et bars 5up to 4 mm diameter6 for structural purposes. GS IS: ##48 Specification for high tensile steel ri!et bars for structural purposes GS IS: #*73 Specification for mild steel wire cold heading -uality. GS IS: #8#$ Specification for carbon steel wire for the manufacture of wood screw GS IS: #83% Specification for round steel wire for ropes GS IS: $%(# +imensions for hot rolled bars for threaded components GS IS: 3#% Specification for he'agonal wire netting for general purposes

GS IS: 48$* Specification for hot;dipped gal!ani?ed coatings on round steel wires GS IS: *%$7 Stainless steel wire rod GS IS: *%$8 Specification for stainless steel wire GS IS: ** 3 Specification for stainless steel bars and flats GS IS: 7887 Specification for mild steel wire rods for general engineering purposes GS IS: # *3# Stainless steel for welding electrode core wire e) Plates GS IS: 3% $ Specification for steel che-uered plates %) Tu!es and Tu!ulars GS IS: ##*# Specification for steel tubes for structural purposes GS IS: 4%#* Specification for elliptical mild steel tubes GS IS: 4($3 Specification for hollow mild steel sections for structural use g) 'lotted 'ections GS IS: 8 8# Specification for slotted sections 22. 'tones GS IS: ##$# 4ethods of test for determination of strength properties of natural building stones. GS IS: ##$$ 4ethod of test for determination of true specific gra!ity of natural building stones GS IS: ##$3 4ethod of identification of natural building stones GS IS: ##$4 4ethod of test for determination of water absorption, apparent specific

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gra!ity and porosity of natural building stones. GS IS: ##$% 4ethod of test for determination of weathering of natural building stones. GS IS: ##$* 4ethod of test for determination of durability of natural building stones GS IS: ##$7 8ecommendations for dimensions and wor"manship of natural building stones for masonry wor". GS IS: ##$8 Specification for limestone 5slab and tiles6 GS IS: ##$( 8ecommendation for dressing of natural building stones GS IS: ##3 Specification for marble 5bloc"s, slabs and tiles6 GS IS: #7 * 4ethod of determination of resistance to wear by abrasion of natural building stones GS IS: 33#* Specification for structural granite GS IS: 3*$ Specification for laterite stone bloc" for masonry GS IS: 3*$$ Specification for sand stone 5slabs and tiles GS IS: 4#$# 4ethod of test for determination of water transmission rate by capillary action through natural building stones. GS IS: 4#$$ 4ethod of test for surface softening of natural building stones by e'posure to acidic atmospheres GS IS: 4348 4ethods of test for determination of permeability of natural building stones GS IS: %$#8 4ethod of test for toughness of natural building stones GS IS: %*4 4ethod of test for determining the aggregate impact !alue of soft coarse aggregates. GS IS: *$% Specification for roofing slate tiles

GS IS: 777( Schedule for properties and a!ailability of stones for construction purposes GS IS: (3(4 Specification for stone lintels GS IS: #4$$3 Specification for polished building stones 23. 'tructural 'ections a) 'tructural 'ha&es GS IS: 8## Specification for cold formed light gauge structural steel sections GS IS: ##73 Specification for hot rolled and silt steel tee bars GS IS: #8%$ Specification for rolling and cutting tolerances for hot rolled steel products. GS IS: #8*3 Specification for hot rolled steel bulb flats GS IS: $3#4 Specification for steel sheet piling sections GS IS: 3443 Specification for crane rail sections GS IS: 3( 8 Specification for aluminium e-ual leg angles GS IS: 3($# Specification for aluminium channels GS IS: 3(%4 Specification for hot rolled steel channels sections for general engineering purposes. GS IS: 3(*4 Specification for light rails GS IS: %384 Specification for aluminium I;beams GS IS: *44% Specification for aluminium tee sections GS IS: #$77( 8olling and cutting tolerances for hot rolled parallel flange beam and column sections. !) 7imensional 'tandards

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GS IS: 8 8 +imensions for hot rolled steel beam, column channel and angle sections GS IS: #73 +imensions for steel plates, sheets strips and flats for general engineering purposes GS IS: #73$ +imensions for round and s-uare steel bars for structural and general engineering purposes. GS IS: $%$% +imensions for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloy wire GS IS: $%(# +imensions for hot rolled steel bars for threaded components GS IS: $*73 +imensions for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys, e'truded round tube GS IS: $*7* +imensions for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys, sheet and strip GS IS: $*77 +imensions for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys, plates and hot rolled sheets GS IS: $*78 +imensions and tolerances for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys, drawn round tubes GS IS: 3%77 +imensions and tolerances for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys ri!et, bolt and screw stoc" GS IS: 3(*% +imensions for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys, bar, rod and section GS IS: *477 +imensions for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys, e'truded hollow sections. GS IS: #$778 +imensions for hot rolled steel parallel flange beam and column sections. 24. Thermal ?nsulation 1aterials

GS IS: 3#44 4ethods of test for mineral wool thermal insulation material. GS IS: 334* 4ethods for the determination of thermal conducti!ity of thermal insulation materials 5two slab, guarded hot;plate method6. GS IS: 3*77 Specification for unbounded roc" and slag wool for thermal insulation GS IS: 4*7# Specification for e'panded polystyrene for thermal insulation purposes GS IS: %*88 4ethods of test for preformed bloc";type and pipe;co!ering type thermal insulation GS IS: %7$4 4ethods of test for thermal insulating cement GS IS: *%(8 Specification for cellular concrete for thermal insulation GS IS: 7% ( Specification for thermal insulation cement GS IS: 8#%4 Specification for preformed calcium silicate insulation for temperature up to *% )6 GS IS: 8#83 Specification for bonded mineral wool GS IS: (4 3 4ethod of test for thermal conductance and transmittance of built up sections by means of guarded hot bo' GS IS: (48( 4ethod of test for thermal conducti!ity of materials by means of heat flow meter. GS IS: (4( 4ethod of determination for thermal conducti!ity of insulation materials 5water calorimeter method6. GS IS: (74$ Specification for sprayed mineral wool thermal insulation

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GS IS: (743 Specification for thermal insulation finishing cements GS IS: (84$ Specification for preformed fibrous pipe insulation GS IS: ###$8 Specification for spray applied hydrated calcium silicate thermal insulation GS IS: ###$( 4ethod of test for tumbling friability of preformed bloc";type thermal insulation GS IS: ##$3( 4ethod of test for rigid cellular thermal insulation materials GS IS: ##3 7 Specification for cellular glass bloc" and pipe thermal insulating GS IS: #3 8 Specification for thermal insulating castables 5hydraulic setting<6 for temperatures up to #$% ). GS IS: #$43* Specification for preformed rigid polyurethane 50K86 and polyisocyanurate 50ir6 foams for thermal insulation GS IS: #3$ 4 Specification for rigid phenolic foams for thermal insulation GS IS: #3$8* 4ethods of test for surface spread of flame for thermal insulation materials. 2*. Threaded (asteners and 3i)ets GS IS: $ 7 Specification for gate and shutter hoo"s and eyes GS IS: 4%# Specification for technical supply conditions for wood screws GS IS: %%4 Specification for pipe threads where pressure;tide >oints are made on the threads , +imensions, tolerances and designation GS IS: 7$3 Specification for steel countersun" head wire nails

GS IS: 7$4 Specification for mild steel and brass cup, ruler and s-uare hoo"s and screw eyes GS IS: 7$% Specification for copper wire nails GS IS: 73 Specification for hoo" bolts for corrugated sheet roofing GS IS: ##$ Specification for coach screws GS IS: #3*3 Specification for he'agon head bolts, screws and nuts of product grade ). GS IS: #3*4 Specification for he'agon head bolts, screws and nuts of product Grades 3 and /. GS IS: #3*% Specification for slotted countersun" head screws GS IS: #3** Specification for slotted cheese head screws GS IS: #3*7 Specification for technical supply conditions for threaded steel fasteners. GS IS: #($( Specification for hot forged steel ri!ets for hot closing 5#$ to 3* mm diameter6 GS IS: $ #* Specification for plain washers GS IS: $#%% Specification for cold forged solid steel ri!ets for hot closing 5* to #* mm diameter6 GS IS: $%8% Specification for blac" s-uare bolts and nuts 5diameter range * to 3( mm6 and blac" s-uare screws 5diameter range * to $4 mm6. GS IS: $*43 +imensions, tolerances and designation for pipe threads where pressure;tight >oints are not made on the threads GS IS: $*87 Specification for cap nuts GS IS: $( 7 Specification for non;ferrous ri!ets

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GS IS: $((8 Specification for cold forged steel ri!et for cold closing 5# to #* mm diameter6 GS IS: 3 *3 Specification for fasteners single coil rectangular section spring loc" washers GS IS: 3#$# Specification for rigging screws and stretching screws GS IS: 34*8 Specification for pipe nuts GS IS: 37%7 Specification for high strength structural bolts GS IS: 4$ * +imensions for nominal lengths, and thread lengths for bolts, screws and studs GS IS: 47*$ Specification for worm dri!e hose clips for general purposes GS IS: %3*( General re-uirements for plain washers and loc" washers GS IS: %37$ Specification for taper washer for channels 5IS4)6 GS IS: %373 Specification for s-uare washers for wood fastenings GS IS: %374 Specification for taper washers for @;beam GS IS: %*$4 Specification for foundation bolts GS IS: *##3 Specification for aluminium fasteners for building purposes GS IS: **# Specification for hea!y washers for steel structures GS IS: **$3 Specification for high strength structural nuts GS IS: **3( Specification for he'agon bolts for steel structures GS IS: **4( Specification for hardened and tempered washers for high strength structural bolts and nuts

GS IS: *733 Specification for wall and roofing nails GS IS: *73* Specification for slotted raised countersun" head wood screws GS IS: *73( Specification for slotted round head wood screws GS IS: *7* Specification for slotted countersun" head wood screws GS IS: 8 33 Specification for washers with s-uare hole for wood fastenings GS IS: 84#$ Specification for slotted countersun" head bolts for steel structures GS IS: 88$$ Specification for slotted mushroom head roofing bolts GS IS: 88*( Specification for washers for corrugated sheet roofing GS IS: 8(## Specification for slotted raised countersun" head screws GS IS: # # $ Specification for technical supply conditions for ri!ets. GS IS: # $38 Specification for step bolts for steel structures GS IS: #$4$7 Specification for transmission tower bolts 2,. Anit $eights o% Building 1aterials GS IS: 87% )ode of practice for design loads 5other than earth-ua"e6 for buildings and structures. 2/. $ater&roo%ing and 7am& &roo%ing 1aterials GS IS: #3$$ Specification for bitumen felts for water proofing and damp;proofing GS IS: #%8 Specification for bituminous compound for water proofing and caul"ing purposes

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GS IS: 3 37 Specification for bitumen mastic for use in water proofing of roofs GS IS: 3384 Specification for bitumen primer for use in waterproofing and damp; proofing GS IS: %87# Specification for bitumen mastic for tan"ing and damp;proofing GS IS: 7#(3 Specification for glass fibre base coal tar pitch and bitumen felts GS IS: #$ $7 Specification for silicone;based water repellents GS IS: #343% 4ethod of tests for acrylic based water proofing material. GS IS: #38$* /itumen based felts , 4ethod of test GS IS: #4*(% Specification for glass fibre base coal tar pitch outer wrap 24. $elding :lectrodes and $ires GS IS: 8#4 Specification for co!ered electrodes for manual metal arc welding of carbon and carbon manganese steel GS IS: #$78 Specification for filler rods and wires for gas welding GS IS: #3(% Specification for low and medium alloy steel co!ered electrodes for manual metal arc welding. GS IS: $87( 4ild steel for metal arc welding electrodes GS IS: 3*#3 3cceptance tests for wire flu' combinations for submerged;arc welding of structural steel GS IS: 4(7$ Specification for resistance spot; welding electrodes GS IS: %$ * )o!ered electrodes for manual arc welding of stainless steel and other similar high alloy steels

GS IS: %%## Specification for co!ered electrodes for manual metal arc welding of cast iron GS IS: %8(7 Specification of aluminium and aluminium alloy welding rods and wires and magnesium alloy welding rods GS IS: %8(8 Specification for copper and copper alloy bare solid welding rods and electrodes GS IS: *4#( Specification for welding rods and bare electrodes for gas shielded arc welding of structural steel GS IS: *%* Specification for molybdenum and chromium;molybdenum low alloy steel welding rods and bare electrodes for gas shielded arc welding. GS IS: 7$8 Specification for bare wire electrodes for submerged;arc welding of structural steels GS IS: 83*3 Specification for bare wire electrodes for electroslag welding of steels GS IS: # *3# Stainless steel for welding electrode core wire 25. $ire 3o&es and $ire Products GS IS: $78 Specification for gal!ani?ed steel barbed wire for fencing GS IS: $#4 Specification for stranded gal!ani?ed steel for fencing GS IS: $$** Specification for steel wire ropes for general engineering purposes GS IS: $3*% Specification for steel wire suspension ropes for lifts, ele!ators and hoists GS IS: $7$# Specification for gal!ani?ed steel wire chain lin" fences fabric

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GS IS: *%(4 Specification for technical supply conditions for wire ropes and strands GS IS: #$77* Specification for gal!ani?ed strand for earthing.

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