The Michelin specialist provided the update in a presentation on the progress of ISO TC31 WG10 standard working group during the Tire Technology Expo conference, held 20-22 Feb in Hanover.
Loiret is co-convenor on the ISO TC31 WG10 working group, representing French standards body AFNOR – along with Dong Lanfei of China’s SAX/TC19 technical committee for standardisation of tires and rims.
Some 60 experts from Austria, Belgium, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, South Korea, Thailand, UK and US are also providing input to the working group, its co-convenor pointed out.
The working group’s efforts to establish ISO TC31 WG10 as a universal standard for the adoption RFID tags started with a kick-off meeting in July 2016,. This was followed by three meetings last year and one on 22-23 Feb, hosted by CUNA and Bridgestone, in Rome.
A further meeting is scheduled for 24-25 May in Japan, to be followed by a final gathering to approve all aspects of the standard in September.
As of 20 Feb, Loiret said the working group had delivered four ‘texts’, which were all still under discussion: