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DIN Standards Committee Tools and Clamping Devices

About FWS

The DIN Standards Committee Tools and Clamping Devices (FWS) is responsible for the standardization on national (DIN), European (CEN) and international (ISO) level in the fields of tools, clamping devices, abrasive products, stationary grinding machines, and operating elements. For the section of tools, adaptive items, clamping devices and machine tools, tabular layouts of properties for data exchange and 3D-models for CAD/CAM applications are specified.

How is FWS composed?

Product properties/company codes according to DIN 4000-1:2019-03

The “Merkmaldateien von DIN”, (DIN property files) were developed for applications mainly in the ERP and PDM environment.

In addition to data from the relevant product standards, they also contain the definitions from the assigned lists of product properties according to the standards of the DIN 4000 ff. series. The “Merkmaldateien von DIN” can be used to build up and manage master data and to develop classification systems.

The open ASCII structure allows the addition of company-specific features such as identification number, storage location, supplier, etc.

The company codes provided in the “Merkmaldateien von DIN” according to DIN 4000-1:2019-03 "Tabular layouts of properties - Part 1: Concepts and principles" are managed by DIN. These are alphanumeric identifiers of up to 4 digits which, in conjunction with the country abbreviation "DE", applies exclusively in Germany.

You will find the list of company codes in the download area to the right.

Applying for a new company code:

  • The application can be submitted informally by email to fws@din.de. For this we only need the name of the company for which an code is required.
  • If you have a preferred abbreviation, please also let us know. We will do our best to inform you of your code as soon as possible (usually within 3 - 5 working days).
  • The list of all company codes, which can be found on this page under "Downloads", is updated about once per month.
  • Company codes can be assigned for German companies, as well as for companies outside Germany.
  • There are no costs associated with applying for and receiving a company codes.


Contact

DIN e. V.

Andreas Schleifer

Am DIN-Platz
Burggrafenstraße 6
10787 Berlin

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
DIN ISO 8976 2022-07-19 Pliers and nippers - Multiple slip joint pliers - Dimensions and test values (ISO 8976:2004) More  Comment 
DIN ISO 5746 2022-07-19 Pliers and nippers - Engineer's and lineman's pliers - Dimensions and test values (ISO 5746:2021) More  Comment 
DIN ISO 9343 2022-07-19 Pliers and nippers - Slip joint pliers - Dimensions and test values (ISO 9343:2021) More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN 4000-192 2022-09 Tabular layouts of properties - Part 192: Positioning elements More  Read draft and comment
DIN 4000-143 2022-09 Tabular layouts of properties - Part 143: Pinion type cutters with bore or shank More  Read draft and comment
DIN 4000-141 2022-09 Tabular layouts of properties - Part 141: Hobs with bore or shank for cylindrical gears More  Read draft and comment

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
ISO 603-16 2022-09 Standard Bonded abrasive products - Dimensions - Part 16: Cutting-off wheels on hand held power tools More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO 603-14 2022-09 Standard Bonded abrasive products - Dimensions - Part 14: Grinding wheels for deburring and fettling/snagging on an angle grinder More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO 603-15 2022-09 Standard Bonded abrasive products - Dimensions - Part 15: Cutting-off wheels on stationary or mobile cutting-off machines More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
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DIN 6491 2022-10-31 Aluminium hammers More  Comment 
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DIN 5107 2022-10-31 Blacksmith' chisels (cold chisels) More  Comment 

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