BS EN 16486:2014+A1:2020 - Machines for compacting waste materials or recyclable fractions. Compactors. Safety requirements

BS EN 16486:2014+A1:2020

Machines for compacting waste materials or recyclable fractions. Compactors. Safety requirements

Status : Current   Published : July 2014



This European Standard specifies the safety requirements for the design, manufacture and information for the safe use of compactors that compact waste material or recyclable fractions (e. g. paper, plastics, textiles, cans, cardboard, mixed waste), hereafter referred to as materials. This European Standard applies to: - compactors using a horizontally moving screw, pendulum or plate as compacting part and where the materials move horizontally; and - compactors that are mechanically fed and/or fed by hand. These compactors can be: - static compactors; - transportable compactors; - traversing systems. The scope includes: - any integral mechanical feed equipment (e.g. bin lift/skip hoist); - feed hoppers/openings; - any integral pre-conditioning equipment in the hopper (e.g. perforators, pre-crushing devices and shredders); - integral material flow control equipment; - the interface between the compactor and any feed equipment (except those excluded from the scope). The scope of this European Standard does not cover: - compactors that are covered by EN 1501 (all parts); - underground compactors, however if these compactors can be used above ground this standard applies; - compactors using thermal technologies for compaction; - vacuum compactors; - compactors where materials are compacted vertically; - containers for static compactors, however the interface between the compactor and the container is included; - bins/skips in which materials are collected for feeding into the compactor; - any up-stream pre-treatment equipment that is not integral to the machine and is used to treat the materials before they are fed into the feed opening of the compactor; - vehicles including lifting equipment used to collect and transport the compactor or container; - cranes, lift trucks or other transportable plant used to load materials into the feed hopper/opening and the hazards arising out of using this equipment to load; - any suction or dust control equipment. This European standard does not cover the lifting and transport of transportable compactors. This European Standard does not apply to hazards arising from the materials being processed (e.g. asbestos, clinical waste, aerosol containers). All hazards mentioned in Clause 4 are dealt with in this European Standard. This European Standard is not applicable for compactors which are manufactured before the date of its publication as an EN.

Standard NumberBS EN 16486:2014+A1:2020
TitleMachines for compacting waste materials or recyclable fractions. Compactors. Safety requirements
Publication Date31 July 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 13849-1:2008, ISO 11200:2014, EN ISO 4871:2009, EN ISO 11201:2010, IEC 61496-2:2006, ISO 9614-2:1996, EN 574:1996+A1:2008, EN ISO 11202:2010, EN ISO 3747:2010, ISO 13849-1:2006, EN ISO 13856-1:2013, EN 61496-1:2004, ISO 3746:2010, ISO 12100:2010, EN 62262:2002, EN ISO 9614-2:1996, EN ISO 4413:2010, EN ISO 11200:2014, ISO 11204:2010, EN ISO 12100:2010, EN 1837:1999+A1:2009, EN 349:1993+A1:2008, EN ISO 13856-2:2013, ISO 13855:2010, ISO 4413:2010, ISO 13856-2:2013, ISO 3747:2010, ISO 11202:2010, ISO 13856-1:2013, EN 620:2002+A1:2010, EN ISO 3746:2010, EN 60529:1991, ISO 3744:2010, EN 953:1997+A1:2009, EN ISO 11204:2010, EN ISO 13857:2008, EN ISO 3744:2010, EN ISO 13850:2008, ISO 11201:2010, ISO 13850:2006, IEC 62262:2002, EN ISO 13855:2010, CLC/TS 61496-3:2008, CLC/TS 61496-2:2006, ISO 4871:1996, ISO 13857:2008, IEC 61496-3:2008, EN 60204-1 (IEC 60204-1:2005) AS
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 840-4:2012, EN 840-3:2012, ISO/TR 11688-2:1998, EN 840-1:2012, ISO/TR 11688-1:1995, EN 13306:2010, EN 840-2:2012, BS 8438:2004+A1:2010, EN 1501-5:2011, EN ISO 11688-1:2009, EN ISO 11688-2:2000
International RelationshipsEN 16486:2014+A1:2020
Amended ByAmendment, August 2020
Draft Superseded By18/30378873 DC
DescriptorsBaling, Health and safety requirements, Waste disposal, Compacting, Machines working without stock removal, Recycling
Title in FrenchMachines de compactage pour déchets ou matières recyclables. Compacteurs. Prescriptions de sécurité
Title in GermanMaschinen zum Verdichten von Abfällen oder recyclebaren Materialien. Verdichter. Sicherheitsanforderungen
ISBN978 0 539 01239 2
File Size1.203 MB

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