Standardization in the field of pneumatic tools and machines.

Exception: Pneumatic tool shanks and tool fitting dimensions as they fall within the scope of ISO/TC 29.

Note: Definitions of hydraulic tools and machines are included.

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Sustainable Development Goals

This committee contributes with 37 standards to the following Sustainable Development Goal:


Published ISO standards *


ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 118/SC 3/AHG 1   Measurement of vibration in hand-held tools - Synchronization ISO/IEC standards Working group
ISO/TC 118/SC 3/WG 3   Vibrations in hand-held tools Working group
ISO/TC 118/SC 3/WG 4   Tightening of threaded fasteners Working group
ISO/TC 118/SC 3/WG 7   Safety of fastener driving tools Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 118/SC 3

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 118/SC 3:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 28/SC 4 Classifications and specifications ISO
ISO/TC 29/SC 10 Assembly tools for screws and nuts, pliers and nippers ISO
ISO/TC 43/SC 1 Noise ISO
ISO/TC 108/SC 4 Human exposure to mechanical vibration and shock ISO
ISO/TC 131 Fluid power systems ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 118/SC 3

ISO/TC 118/SC 3 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 116 Safety of motor-operated electric tools IEC
ISO/TC 108/SC 4 Human exposure to mechanical vibration and shock ISO
ISO/TC 159 Ergonomics ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
PNEUROP European Committee of Manufacturers of Compressors, Vacuum Pumps and Pneumatic Tools A

ISO/TC 118/SC 3 - Secretariat

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