Industry Standards and Compliance


Corrosion Protection Industry Standards and Compliance

  • 3M Company is committed to a variety of Industry Standards and Compliance initiatives.

    ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized standard for the quality management of businesses. It applies to the processes that create and control the products and services an organization supplies. It prescribes systematic control of activities to ensure that the needs and expectations of customers are met.

    By registering to ISO 9001, 3M Corrosion Protection Products demonstrates that it is committed to our product quality, our customers, and our willingness to work towards continuous improvement.

    The Electrical Markets Division works closely with several governing bodies related to the markets we serve. For your convenience, we have provided links below.

    For more information:

    ISO Certification (PDF, 684 KB)

    NSF

    IAPMO

    UL


Water Infrastructure Quality Control

  • 3M Water Infrastructure is committed to advancing industry standards and compliance initiatives and strives to deliver quality products to our customers. We pursue quality improvements by embracing Six Sigma design and manufacturing methodologies and involving all employees in the goal of exceeding our customers' expectations in value and service.

    ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized standard for the quality management of businesses. It applies to the processes that create and control the products and services an organization supplies. It prescribes systematic control of activities to help meet the needs and expectations of customers. By registering to ISO 9001, 3M Water Infrastructure demonstrates that we are committed to our product quality, our customers, and our willingness to work towards continuous improvement.

    3M Water Infrastructure works to design products that meet the quality standards of the markets we serve. For your convenience, we have provided links to our quality certifications and university collaborators below.

    UK ISO Certification (PDF, 355 KB)

    US ISO Certification (PDF, 325 KB)

    IAPMO (PDF, 269 KB)

    UL Certificate

    NSF/ANSI 61 Product and Service Listings

    Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education (CUIRE) at University of Texas at Arlington

    Louisiana Tech University Trenchless Technology Center


Water Infrastructure Industry Standards & References

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    3M Water Infrastructure is engaged with leading water technology groups, industry associations and standards committees as part of our commitment to advancing and commercializing technologies that help to address the world's water infrastructure needs.

    Specific industry standards have been developed to help match technologies and processes to the industry needs. These standards are often global in scope and broad in nature or may be specific to one kind of product or technology.

  • In Situ Pipe Rehabilitation Standards

    AWWA M28
    Rehabilitation of Water Mains, 2nd Edition. Provides guidance to help you decide which rehabilitation method is right for your specific situation. Practical, step-by-step installation procedures are included for cleaning, lining and trenchless rehabilitation techniques.

    ASTM F1216-09
    Standard Practice for Rehabilitation of Existing Pipelines and Conduits by the Inversion and Curing of a Resin-Impregnated Tube.

    BS EN ISO 11295:2010
    This is a British Standard for classification and information on design of plastic piping systems used in renovation of piplines.

    WIS 4-02-01
    Operational Requirements: In Situ resin lining of water mains.

    IGN 4-02-02
    Code of Practice: In Situ resin lining of water mains.

  • Pipeline Coatings and Lining Standards

    AWWA C210-07
    Liquid Epoxy Coating Systems for the Interior and Exterior of Steel Water Pipelines.

    AWWA C213-07
    Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coating for the Interior and Exterior of Steel Water Pipelines.

    AWWA C218-08
    Liquid Coating Systems for the Exterior and Aboveground Steel Water Pipelines and Fittings.

    AWWA C222-08
    Minimum Requirements for Shop and Field Applied Polyurethane Interior linings and Exterior Coatings used in Potable Water Supply Industry.

    ASTM A972 / A972M
    Standard Specification for Fusion Bonded Epoxy-Coated Pipe Piles.

    AWWA C620
    Standard for Spray-Applied In-Place Epoxy Lining of Water Pipelines, 3 In. and Larger.

    BS EN 805
    Water Supply. Requirements for Systems and Components Outside of Buildings.

    BS EN 10339
    Steel Tubes for Onshore and Offshore Water Pipelines - Internal Liquid Applied Epoxy Linings for Corrosion Protection.

  • Tank, Valve, Pump, Fitting and Ancillary Equipment Coating Standards

    AWWA D102
    Standard for Coating Steel Water-Storage Tanks.

    AWWA C550
    Protective Epoxy Interior Coatings for Valves and Hydrants.

    AWWA C116/A21.16-09
    Standard for Protective Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Coatings for the Interior and Exterior Surfaces of Ductile-Iron and Gray-Iron Fittings.

    AWWA C224
    Standard for Nylon-11-Based Polyamide Coating System for the Interior and Exterior of Steel Water Pipe, Connections, Fittings, and Special Sections.

  • This list is an example of typical industry standards and references in the water infrastructure market, but is not an exhaustive list of all standards and references. Each application should be reviewed for compliance with all applicable standards and industry reference guidelines.
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