DIN / EN / ISO DIFFERENCES
GAIN AN INSIGHT INTO THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DIN, EN AND ISO STANDARDS!
Here you can find detailed information on specific changes that have been made to the respective product standard. The differences to DIN, EN and ISO standards are also outlined.
DIN – National standards (DIN) are largely being replaced by international and European standards. DIN standards are now only issued for products that have no ISO or EN standards.
EN – The purpose of European standards (EN) is to harmonise technical rules and laws within the single European market that was jointly established on 01/01/1993. As far as possible, existing ISO standards must generally be adopted as EN standards in unaltered form. The difference between ISO and EN standards is that, following the decision of the European Council, EN standards must be adopted and implemented immediately and without any changes (as national standards in the member states). At the same time, the corresponding national standards must be withdrawn.
ISO – In accordance with the task and objective of the ISO, which was founded in 1946, international standards (ISO) are intended to standardise technical rules worldwide, thus simplifying the exchange of goods and removing trade barriers.