Bhubaneswar: Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) has received a BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) certification for its Sintered Fly Ash Coarse Aggregate, which is the first in India to comply with the ISI quality standards.
BIS gave IMFA the go ahead to use the ISI Standard Mark “IS 9142 (Pt-2): 2018” for a specified size of Sintered Fly Ash Coarse Aggregate falling under the product category of Artificial Light Weight Aggregate for Concrete.
“We are delighted that our pioneering work for productive use of fly ash by way of converting to lightweight aggregate is recognized with BIS certification. This reiterates our commitment to produce an eco-friendly substitute for natural stone chips used in construction and value proposition from waste material,” IMFA Managing Director Subhrakant Panda said,
Notably, the LDA (Low-Density Aggregate) plant is envisioned for the gainful utilization of fly ash generated from captive power plants for making fly ash aggregate.