Changes and updates to the most relevant (harmonised) standards.
broad changes to 60204-1 Edition 6| Andreas Beyer
The new 6th edition of the basic safety standard IEC60204-1 with the title "Safety of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines - Part 1: General requirements for electrical equipment of machines" came into force on June 1, 2019. A transition period applies here until 14.09.2021. The current
EN 1127-1:2019| CEmarking TEAM
EN 1127-1:2019 Explosive atmospheres. Explosion prevention and protection. Basic concepts and methodology
EN 61000-2-2 Electromagnetic compatibility| CEmarking TEAM
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 2-2: Environment - Compatibility levels for low-frequency conducted disturbances and signalling in public low-voltage power supply systems
IEC 61511-1 Functional safety| CEmarking TEAM
Part 1: General, terminology, requirements for systems, hardware and application programming Within the framework of IEC 61508, this standard is tailored to the process industry and its safety systems as a basic safety standard for functional safety. It requires the performance of a hazard and risk
EN ISO 13854:2019 Minimum gaps| CEmarking TEAM
In future, EN ISO 13854:2019 Safety of machinery - Minimum gaps to avoid crushing of parts of the human body - will replace the previously applicable EN 349:1993+A1:2008 - which is currently still listed as a harmonized standard in the EU Official Journal and thus gives a presumption of conformity.
EN 13857:2019 Safety distances| CEmarking TEAM
In future, EN 13857:2019 Safety of machinery — Safety distances to prevent hazard zones being reached by upper and lower limbs will replace EN ISO 13857:2008, which is currently still listed as a harmonized standard in the EU Official Journal and thus gives a presumption of conformity.
Industrial robots - reduced speed| CEmarking TEAM
In December last year, the German Commission for Occupational Health and Safety and Standardization submitted a proposal to the DIN Standards Committee for Mechanical Engineering, Robotics Division, to supplement Section 126.96.36.199 of ISO 10218-2:2011 "Industrial robots - Safety requirements - Part 2:
Residual current protection for sockets| CEmarking TEAM
With the latest update of EN 60204-1:2018, Chapter 15.1 ("Socket-outlets for accessories") results in an apparently small, but all the more important change for the equipment of industrial switchgear cabinets: With immediate effect, the standard requires the use of an earth-leakage circuit breaker
SCCR - Short Circuit Current Rating| CEmarkingPRO
The 6th Edition of EN 60204-1 Safety of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines - Part 1: General requirements has been adopted by some countries already and will bring some significant changes like the required verification of the SCCR Short-Circuit-Current-Rating. That sounds familiar if you