BS EN 1176-5:2008 - Playground equipment and surfacing. Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for carousels – BSI British Standards

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BS EN 1176-5:2008

Playground equipment and surfacing. Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for carousels

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : July 2008

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BS EN 1176-5 applies to carousels that are used as playground equipment for children.

BS EN 1176-5 specifies additional safety requirements for carousels of diameter greater than 500 mm intended for use by children.

It does not apply to equipment where the main play function is not rotating or to motor-driven carousels, fairground carousels or climbing drums.

Contents:
Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Safety requirements
4.1 General
4.2 Free height of fall and impact area
4.3 Free space/falling space
4.4 User stations
4.5 Axis
4.6 Speed of rotation
4.7 Grip handles
4.8 Load capacity and stability
5 Type specific requirements
5.1 Carousel type A (rotating chairs)
5.2 Carousel type B (classic carousel)
5.3 Carousel type C (spinning mushrooms, hanging glides)
5.4 Carousel type D (track-driven carousels)
5.5 Carousel type E (giant revolving disks)
6 Test reports
7 Marking
Annex A (normative) Method for the determination of attachment strength of supporting
structure components to the rotating shaft
A.1 Principle
A.2 Procedure
Annex B (informative) A–deviations




Standard NumberBS EN 1176-5:2008
TitlePlayground equipment and surfacing. Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for carousels
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 July 2008
Cross ReferencesEN 1176-1:2008, EN 1176-2:2008, EN 1176-7, EN 1177
ReplacesBS EN 1176-5:1999
Amended ByCorrigendum, September 2008
DescriptorsOutdoor sports equipment, Mechanical transmission systems, Mechanical testing, Playground equipment, Length, Surfaces, Leisure equipment, Testing conditions, Strength of materials, Clearance distances, Children, Tensile strength, Mechanical components, Rotation velocity, Dimensions, Equipment safety, Rotating parts, Height, Safety measures, Stability, Classification systems, Playgrounds, Load capacity, Tensile testing, Marking
ICS97.200.40
Title in FrenchÉquipements et sols d'aires de jeux. Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai complémentaires spécifiques aux manèges
Title in GermanSpielplatzgeräte und Spielplatzböden. Zusätzliche besondere sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren für Karussells
CommitteeSW/65
ISBN978 0 580 64116 9
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages24
File Size606 KB
Price£176.00


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