Standardization of any kind of tool to be used on machines, and any kind of hand tool.

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published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 59 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 29


ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 29/SC 5 Grinding wheels and abrasives Sub committee
ISO/TC 29/SC 8 Tools for pressing and moulding Sub committee
ISO/TC 29/SC 9 Tools with defined cutting edges, holding tools, cutting items, adaptive items and interfaces Sub committee
ISO/TC 29/SC 10 Assembly tools for screws and nuts, pliers and nippers Sub committee
ISO/TC 29/MA ISO 13399 Maintenance Agency Working group
ISO/TC 29/WG 34 Cutting tool data representation and exchange Working group
ISO/TC 29/WG 37 Joint TC 29 - TC 39/SC 10 WG: Balancing of rotating tool systems Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 29

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 29:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 10 Technical product documentation ISO
ISO/TC 39 Machine tools ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 1 Physical device control ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 4 Industrial data ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 29

ISO/TC 29 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 87 Ultrasonics IEC
ISO/TC 2 Fasteners ISO
ISO/TC 10/SC 6 Mechanical engineering documentation ISO
ISO/TC 20/SC 4 Aerospace fastener systems ISO
ISO/TC 24 Particle characterization including sieving ISO
ISO/TC 24/SC 8 Test sieves, sieving and industrial screens ISO
ISO/TC 39 Machine tools ISO
ISO/TC 60 Gears ISO
ISO/TC 60/SC 1 Nomenclature and wormgearing ISO
ISO/TC 119 Powder metallurgy ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 1 Physical device control ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 4 Industrial data ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CIRP The International Academy for Production Engineering A
EC - European Commission European Commission B
WCO World Customs Organization B

ISO/TC 29 - Secretariat

AFNOR France
Association française de normalisation
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Tel: +33 1 41 62 80 00
Fax: +33 1 49 17 90 00

Secretariat direct:
M Timothée Boudier