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BS EN 1493:2010

Vehicle lifts

Status : Current   Published : August 2010



BS EN 1493:2010 Vehicle lifts

BS EN 1493 is a European Standard that applies to stationary, mobile and movable vehicle lifts. It applies only to lifts which are not intended to lift persons, but which are designed to raise vehicles totally, for the purpose of examining and working on or under the vehicles whilst in a raised position.

The vehicle lift may consist of one or more lifting-units.

Power supply to the vehicle lift by internal combustion engines is not considered.

The floor or ground supporting the vehicle lift in use is assumed to be horizontal.

This document is applicable to vehicle lifts which are manufactured ½ year after the date of its publication as EN.

Contents of BS EN 1493:

1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 List of hazards
5 Safety requirements and/or measures
5.1 General
5.2 Preventing unauthorised operation
5.3 Control devices
5.4 Control positions
5.5 Duplicated drive systems
5.6 Speeds
5.7 Structural design of the supporting structure
5.8 Driving machinery
5.9 Load carrying devices
5.10 Additional requirements for lifts with balconies
5.11 Limiting the travel of the load carrying device
5.12 Unintended blocking of the load carrying device
5.13 Safety against rupture of mechanical bearing devices
5.14 Safety against leakage
5.15 Additional requirements for lifts with several drives or lifting elements
5.16 Additional requirements for movable and mobile lifts
5.17 Protection against pinching and shearing
5.18 Safety devices
5.19 Protection against damage
5.20 Manually driven vehicle lifts
5.21 Electrical equipment
5.22 Special requirements for vehicle lifts where it is permitted to stand under the load during lifting and lowering movement
6 Verification of the safety requirements and/or measures
6.1 General
7 Information for use
7.1 General
7.2 Marking
7.3 Operation instructions
7.4 Name plate
Annex A (informative) Structural calculations
Annex B (informative) Examples of solutions
Annex C (normative) Design of rope drives
Annex D (informative) Example of information about wind
Annex E (normative) Protection against leakage
Annex F (normative) Additional requirements for cableless controls and control systems
Annex G (normative) Noise
Annex ZA (informative) Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential Requirements of EU Directive 2006/42/EC


Standard NumberBS EN 1493:2010
TitleVehicle lifts
Publication Date31 August 2010
Cross ReferencesEN 982:1996+A1:2008, EN 983:1996+A1:2008, EN 60204-1:2006, IEC 60204-1:2005, EN 60204-32:2008, IEC 60204-32:2008, EN 60529:1991, IEC 60529:1989, EN 60947-5-1:2004, IEC 60947-5-1:2003, EN ISO 12100-1:2003, ISO 12100-1:2003, EN ISO 12100-2:2003, ISO 12100-2:2003, EN ISO 13849-1:2008, ISO 13849-1:2006, EN ISO 13849-2:2008, ISO 13849-2:2003, EN ISO 13850:2008, ISO 13850:2006, ISO 4308-1:2003, EN 10025-2:2004, EN 1760-2:2001+A1:2009, 2006/42/EC
ReplacesBS EN 1493:1999+A1:2008
International RelationshipsEN 1493:2010
Draft Superseded By08/30187719 DC
DescriptorsVehicles, Lifting equipment, Lifts, Hoists, Road vehicles, Goods lifts, Goods hoists, Scissor lifts, Stationary, Mobile, Design, Hazards, Safety measures, Equipment safety, Control devices, Safety devices, Breaking load, Factor of safety, Wind loading, Stability, Loading, Mechanical transmission systems, Ropes, Wire ropes, Lifting chains, Materials handling components, Hydraulic transmission systems, Pneumatic transmission systems, Chain drives, Gear drives, Flexible drives, Locking and locating devices, Electrical equipment, Clearances, Verification, Performance testing, Instructions for use, Technical documents, Structural design, Mathematical calculations, Stress analysis, Design calculations, Structural steels, Control switches, Position, Brakes, Leak tests
Title in FrenchElévateurs de véhicules
Title in GermanFahrzeug-Hebebühnen
ISBN978 0 580 64223 4
File Size905.1 KB

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