It is difficult to compete in this competitive market without a standardized quality and Certified product. To create market dependence on their products, industries must produce a standard quality product as per Indian standards. A BIS license may also be required to use the standard ISI Mark and sell products in India. Manufacturers must ensure that their product meets the Indian standard in order to receive a BIS license and produce a high-quality product.

Let's take a closer look at IS 1364 (Part 1):2018 for Hexagon Head Bolts (Size Range M 1.6 To M 64).

IS 1364 (Part 1):2018/ISO 4014:2011 specifies the characteristics of hexagon Head bolts with thread sizes ranging from M 1.6 to M64 in product grades A and B. Bolts can also have distinct property classes, as defined by IS 1364 (Part 1):2018/ ISO 4014:2011.

Hexagon head bolts must be designed and manufactured in accordance with Indian standards. It is required to maintain a lab with the necessary equipment, where the various tests outlined in the standard shall be carried out as per the techniques outlined in the standard.

Key highlights

Product Name Hexagon Head Bolts, Screws and Nuts of product Grades A and B - Hexagon Head Bolts (Size Range M 1.6 To M 64)
Applicable Indian Standard IS 1364 (PART 1): 2018
Applicable Certification Scheme Product Certification Scheme (ISI Mark Scheme) Scheme 1 - Schedule 2
Compliance Requirement Mandatory
QCO Link Quality Control Order


The following test shall be carried out as per the method specified in the standard.

  • Tensile test
  • Proof load test
  • Head soundness test
  • Torsion test
  • Impact test
  • Hardness test
  • Carburization and decarburization test
  • General requirements and other tests


It is required to label and mark products in compliance with IS 1364 (Part 1):2018. Every piece of manufacturing that complies with Indian Standards and is covered by a BIS license must bear the Standard Mark.

In order to use the standard ISI mark, the manufacturer must first get a BIS license for Hexagon Head Bolts from the Bureau of Indian Standards. Products that fulfill relevant Indian requirements are granted BIS licenses by the Bureau. BIS enables manufacturers to gain consumer trust while continuing to manufacture and sell their products in India.

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For Detailed Information about the Procedure for BIS ISI Certification:


If a product falls under the scope of the BIS Conformity Assessment Scheme, All the manufacturers, importers, and foreign entities must obtain BIS ISI Certification. The Bureau may cancel the License if the product fails to meet certification requirements.

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