Certification & Markings

Hot rolled products can be certified to the following specifications:

  • ASTM A240/A240M
  • ASME SECT IIA, ED 01, ADD 02:SA240M
  • EN 10088-2
  • EN 10088-4
  • EN 10028-7


Regardless of the specification and tolerances required by the customer, all certificates are issued in terms of EN 10204. The following certificates are available:

EN 10204 Description Conditions of Issue
3.1 Internal Independent Inspection Issued unless otherwise specified
3.2 External Independent Inspection On request, for gauges > TüV table (1.7.2)
2.2 Test Report Analysis only

Certification to AD 2000 W2 (TüV )

Certain approved steel types manufactured to EN 10028-7 (Only No.1 and cold rolled finishes) are certified to AD 2000 W2 & AD 2000 W10 (TüV certification), with the approval of TüV Rheinland. The certificate stating the approved types can be downloaded from the downloads page, under Certifications.

For gauges thicker than 30mm, as covered under 3.1 + AD 2000 W2/W10, 3.2 Certification (external TüV approval) are available on request.

Certification to Pressure Equipment Directive (PED 2014/68/EU)

Certification to PED 2014/68/EU is available on all Columbus material produced to EN 10028-7 up to a maximum thickness of 50mm.

Certification to Construction Product Regulation / CE mark (EN 10088-4)

CE mark certification to EN 10088-4 is available on material up to the maximum gauges specified in the scope of certification, as approved by TüV NORD, which can be downloaded from the downloads page as “CE Mark Certification”.