BS EN 12409:2008+A1:2011 - Plastics and rubber machines. Thermoforming machines. Safety requirements

BS EN 12409:2008+A1:2011

Plastics and rubber machines. Thermoforming machines. Safety requirements

Status : Current   Published : October 2008



This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to thermoforming machines for continuous sheet and single sheets of thermoplastics materials, when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4). A thermoforming machine may consist of a forming unit or a forming unit linked to one or more additional units. This standard covers the fol-lowing units: - continuous sheet unwind unit; - single sheet feed unit; - material in-take; - conveying equipment; - heating unit; - preheating unit; - edge heating unit; - component feeding/inserting unit; - forming station; - finishing station; - stacking station; - discharge station; - residual sheet winding unit; - sheet cutting unit. This European standard does not apply to units mounted upstream or downstream of the thermoforming machine: - which have a separate control system; and/or - are located separately. NOTE 1 This European Standard specifies requirements for machines supplied as a single forming unit or a number of units designed to operate as a single machine. Additional units that may be introduced at a later stage should be considered separately applying relevant standards and taking into account any hazards arising through their interaction with the thermoforming machine. This European Standard does not apply to units which are integrated into form, fill and seal machines. These are covered in EN 415-3:1999. This European standard does not apply to units which incorporate heating systems which are fuelled by gas. NOTE 2 Thermoforming machines generally do not create explosive atmos-pheres. In principle they therefore correspond with line F of Table 2 of the ATEX Guideline and consequently do not fall within the scope of Directive 94/9/EC. This European Standard is not applicable to thermoforming machines which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.

Standard NumberBS EN 12409:2008+A1:2011
TitlePlastics and rubber machines. Thermoforming machines. Safety requirements
Publication Date31 October 2008
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 349:1993, EN 574:1996, EN 614-1:2006, EN 626-1:1994, EN 953:1997, EN 982:1996, EN 983:1996, EN 999:1998, EN 1037:1995, EN 1088:1995, EN 1760-1:1997, EN 60204-1:2006, IEC 60204-1:2005, EN 60529:1991, IEC 60529:1989, EN 61496-1:2004, IEC 61496-1:2004, EN ISO 3744:1995, ISO 3744:1994, EN ISO 4871:1996, ISO 4871:1996, EN ISO 11201:1995, ISO 11201:1995, EN ISO 11204:1995, ISO 11204:1995, EN ISO 11688-1:1998, ISO/TR 11688-1:1995, EN ISO 12100-1:2003, ISO 12100-1:2003, EN ISO 12100-2:2003, ISO 12100-2:2003, EN ISO 13732-1:2006, ISO 13732-1:2006, EN ISO 13849-1:2008, ISO 13849-1:2006, EN ISO 13850:2006, ISO 13850:2006, EN ISO 13857:2008, ISO 13857:2008, EN ISO 14122-1:2001, ISO 14122-1:2001, EN ISO 14122-2:2001, ISO 14122-2:2001, EN ISO 14122-3:2001, ISO 14122-3:2001, EN ISO 14122-4:2004, ISO 14122-4:2004
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN ISO 11688-2:2000, ISO/TR 11688-2:1998, ISO/DIS 5598:2004, PD CLC/TR 50404:2003, EN 415-3:1999, 94/9/EC, 2006/42/EC
ReplacesBS EN 12409:1999
International RelationshipsEN 12409:2008
Amended ByAmendment, November 2011. Amends and replaces BS EN 12409:2008.
Draft Superseded By06/30122881 DC11/30235097 DC
DescriptorsPlastics and rubber technology, Plastics-working machinery, Rubber, Thermoplastic polymers, Sheet materials, Machine tools, Equipment safety, Safety measures, Occupational safety, Hazards, Design, Finishing machines, Stacking machines, Cutting tools, Electrical equipment, Control systems, Pneumatic equipment, Hydraulic equipment, Noise (environmental), Fumes, Gases, Heating, Conformity, Verification, Marking, Instructions for use
Title in FrenchMachines pour les matières plastiques et le caoutchouc. Machines de thermoformage. Prescriptions de sécurité
Title in GermanKunststoff- und Gummimaschinen. Warmformmaschinen. Sicherheitsanforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 72955 3
File Size782.7 KB

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