BS EN 61496-2:2013 - Safety of machinery. Electro-sensitive protective equipment. Particular requirements for equipment using active opto-electronic protective devices (AOPDs)

BS EN 61496-2:2013

Safety of machinery. Electro-sensitive protective equipment. Particular requirements for equipment using active opto-electronic protective devices (AOPDs)

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : February 2014 Replaced By : BS EN IEC 61496-2:2020

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IEC 61496-2:2013 specifies requirements for the design, construction and testing of electro-sensitive protective equipment (ESPE) designed specifically to detect persons as part of a safety-related system, employing active opto-electronic protective devices (AOPDs) for the sensing function. Special attention is directed to features which ensure that an appropriate safety-related performance is achieved. An ESPE may include optional safety-related functions, the requirements for which are given in Annex A of IEC 61946-1:2012 and of this part. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2006. It constitutes a technical revision and includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- Requirements have been corrected and made easier to understand.
- Test procedures have been revised to make them easier to perform and to improve repeatability.
- Guidance is provided for the evaluation and verification of AOPDs using design techniques for which the test procedures of this part are not sufficient.

This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 61496-1:2012.



Standard NumberBS EN 61496-2:2013
TitleSafety of machinery. Electro-sensitive protective equipment. Particular requirements for equipment using active opto-electronic protective devices (AOPDs)
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date28 February 2014
Withdrawn Date30 September 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 13855, IEC 62471, ISO 13855, EN 61496-1:2013, EN 60825-1:2007, IEC 60825-1:2007, EN 62471, IEC 61496-1:2012, EN 471:2003
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN IEC 61496-2:2020
ReplacesDD CLC/TS 61496-2:2006
International RelationshipsIEC 61496-2:2013,EN 61496-2:2013
Draft Superseded By11/30238977 DC
DescriptorsOptical measurement, Design, Environmental testing, Control devices, Occupational safety, Performance, Control systems, Marking, Control equipment, Electrical equipment, Electronic equipment and components, Detectors, Electrical protection equipment, Performance testing, Safety measures, Optoelectronic devices, Equipment safety, Safety devices
ICS13.110
29.260.99
Title in FrenchSécurité des machines. Equipements de protection électro-sensibles. Exigences particulières à un équipement utilisant des appareils protecteurs optoélectroniques actifs (AOPD)
Title in GermanSicherheit von Maschinen. Berührungslos wirkende Schutzeinrichtungen. Besondere Anforderungen an Einrichtungen, welche nach dem aktiven optoelektronischen Prinzip arbeiten
CommitteeMCE/3
ISBN978 0 580 73870 8
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages56
File Size1.745 MB
Price£260.00


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