Other grill, netting and fencing, welded at the intersection (HS 73143); Containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process (HS 721310); Forged (HS 721410); Containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process or twisted after rolling (HS 721420); Other, of free-cutting steel (HS 721430); Other (HS 721499); Plated or coated with zinc (HS 721720); Grill, netting and fencing, welded at the intersection, of wire with a maximum cross-sectional dimension of 3 mm or more and having a mesh size of 100 cm² or more (HS 731420); Plated or coated with zinc (HS 731441); Other (HS 731449); Articles of iron or steel wire (HS 732620).
Proyecto de la Quinta Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 016 (5R) "Productos de acero para refuerzo de Hormigón Armado" (Draft fifth revision (5R) of Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation (PRTE INEN) No. 016 "Steel products for concrete reinforcement") (10 pages, in Spanish)
The notified draft Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by steel products for concrete reinforcement, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human safety and preventing misleading practices.
The notified Technical Regulation applies to the following products:
1. Hot-rolled corrugated and plain carbon steel rods for concrete reinforcement, whether in bars or coils;
2. Deformed hot-rolled, weldable, micro-alloyed and heat treated steel rods for concrete reinforcement, whether in bars or coils;
3. Cold-formed wire for concrete reinforcement;
4. Electrically-welded wire mesh for concrete reinforcement, made with cold-formed wire;
5. Steel fibres.