BS 2769:1964 - Specification for portable electric motor-operated tools

BS 2769:1964

Specification for portable electric motor-operated tools

Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : July 1964 Replaced By : BS 2769-1:1984

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Applies to portable electric motor-operated tools for indoor and outdoor use including magnetically driven tools. Accessories are not included. It covers earthed, all-insulated and double-insulated tools.

Standard NumberBS 2769:1964
TitleSpecification for portable electric motor-operated tools
StatusRevised, Withdrawn
Publication Date01 July 1964
Withdrawn Date15 December 1986
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS 2769-1:1984
Amended ByAMD 188
AMD 273
AMD 1214
AMD 1467
AMD 1719
PD 6084
AMD 924 published 15 March 1972. AMD 3609 published 30 April 1981. AMD 2986 published 31 May 1979.
Draft Superseded ByAB(ELE)9331 DC
DescriptorsElectrically-operated devices, Hand tools, Machine tools, Portable, Cutting tools, Type testing, Rated voltage, Marking, Classification systems, Electrical safety, Electrical testing, Protected electrical equipment, Starting, Thermal testing, Temperature rise, Leakage currents, Watertightness tests, Environmental testing, Electrical insulation, Dielectric-strength tests, High-voltage tests, Endurance testing, Impact testing, Mechanical testing, Switches, Flexible conductors, Bend testing, Electric terminals, Earthing, Electric connectors, Leakage paths, Clearance distances, Pressure testing, Corrosion tests, Test equipment, Circuits, Drills, Grinding machines, Polishing, Sanders, Circular saws (machines), Hammers (machines), Spray guns
ISBN0 580 02794 5
File Size0 KB
NotesAs evidence of compliance with the IEE wiring regulations it is recommended that tools conforming to this standard should bear the certification trade mark of BSI. The Factories' Act requires double-insulated and all-insulated tools used without earth connection, to carry a certification mark of an approved test house.

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