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BS EN 1870-3:2014 Safety of woodworking machines. Circular sawing machines Down cutting cross-cut saws and dual purpose down cutting cross-cut saws/circular saw benches

BS EN 1870-3:2014

Safety of woodworking machines. Circular sawing machines Down cutting cross-cut saws and dual purpose down cutting cross-cut saws/circular saw benches

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Standard number:BS EN 1870-3:2014
Pages:66
Released:2014-11-30
ISBN:978 0 580 79079 9
Status:Standard
DESCRIPTION
This standard BS EN 1870-3:2014 Safety of woodworking machines. Circular sawing machines is classified in these ICS categories:
  • 25.080.60 Sawing machines
  • 79.120.10 Woodworking machines

This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events as listed in Clause 4 which are relevant to down cutting cross-cut saws and dual purpose down cutting cross-cut saws/circular saw benches, herein after referred to as “machines”, designed to cut solid wood, chipboard, fibreboard, plywood and also these materials where they are covered with plastic edging and/or plastic/light alloy laminates when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer including reasonably foreseeable misuse.

NOTE 1

For the definition of down cutting cross-cut saws and dual purpose down cutting cross -cut saws/circular saw benches, see 3.2.2, 3.2.3 and 3.2.4, and for the definition of displaceable machine, see 3.2.8.

This document does not apply to:

  • machines for cross cutting logs;

  • hand-held motor-operated electric tools or any adaptation permitting their use in a different mode, e.g. bench mounting;

NOTE 2

Hand-held motor-operated electric tools and saw benches to form an integrated whole with a hand-held motor-operated electric tools are covered by EN 60745‑1:2009 together with EN 60745‑2‑5:2010 .

  • transportable machines set up on a bench or a table similar to a bench, which are intended to carry out work in a stationary position, capable of being lifted by one person by hand i.e. maximum mass ≤ 25 kg.

NOTE 3

Transportable motor-operated electric tools are covered by the requirements of EN 61029‑1:2009 together with EN 61029‑2‑9:2009 and EN 61029‑2‑11:2009 .

This document is not applicable to down cutting cross-cut saws and dual purpose down cutting cross-cut saws/circular saw benches which are manufactured before the date of its publication as European Standard.


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