All standardization activities in the field of polymer matrix composites and reinforcement fibres, including intermediate forms of material, production methods, the interface between fibre and matrix, composite to metal assemblies, natural reinforcement fibres, recycled reinforcement fibres and their composites and products, test methods, terminology, specifications, and definitions relating thereto.

Excluded: Metal and ceramics matrix composites; Concrete is covered within the scope of ISO/TC 71; Reinforcing fibres not used for polymer matrix composites such as boron fibres;

Note 1: SC13 is one of the sub‐committees under ISO/TC61. The extent and limitation for the products involved is given by the scope for ISO/TC 61.

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Published ISO standards *


ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 61/SC 13/WG 1   Reinforcements and reinforcement products Working group
ISO/TC 61/SC 13/WG 2   Laminates and moulding compounds Working group
ISO/TC 61/SC 13/WG 7   Composites and metal assemblies Working group
ISO/TC 61/SC 13/WG 8   Recycled reinforcing fibres Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 61/SC 13

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 61/SC 13:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 20/SC 18 Materials ISO
ISO/TC 38 Textiles ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 61/SC 13

ISO/TC 61/SC 13 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 38 Textiles ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
BISFA International Bureau for the Standardisation of Man-Made Fibres A

ISO/TC 61/SC 13 - Secretariat

JISC [Japan]

Japan Plastics Industry Federation (JPIF)
3-5-2, Nihonbashi Kayaba-cho,Chuo-Ku
Tokyo 103-0025

Tel: +81 3 6661 6812
Fax: +81 3 6661 6810