BS EN 13870:2015 - Food processing machinery. Portion cutting machines. Safety and hygiene requirements

BS EN 13870:2015

Food processing machinery. Portion cutting machines. Safety and hygiene requirements

Status : Current, Under review   Published : September 2015
Conformity to regulation : Designated



1.1 General This European Standard covers portion cutting machines and accessories. This European Standard does not apply to automatic industrial slicing machines (see prEN 16743) and band saw machines (see EN 12268). This European Standard defines requirements for the design and manufacture of portion cutting machines. The machines covered by this European Standard are used for continuous portioning of fresh, smoked or frozen meat with and without bones or of similar products by separation by means of a blade. This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to machines, appliances and machinery, when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4). This European Standard deals with the hazards which can arise during commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the machine. The European Standard does not deal with the specific hazards of loading devices. This European Standard is not applicable to portion cutting machines which are manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN. 1.2 Types of machinery This European Standard covers the following types of machinery: - Portion cutting machines with manual loading (see Figure 1); - Portion cutting machines with automatic loading (see Figure 2). 1.3 Machine construction Portion cutting machines depending on the construction consist of: machine housing (machine frame), fixed or moving product bases, automatic or manually operated grippers, hold-down unit, blade housing, blade, discharge device, associated drives, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic components. Portion cutting machines in the scope of this document may be equipped with the following auxiliary components: - loading aid; - discharge conveyor belt; - laying unit; - measurement or scanning devices; - scales; - sorting station (e.g. rocker, pusher); - movement devices (e.g. castors). 1.4 Intended use The intended use (as defined in EN ISO 12100:2010, 3.23) of portion cutting machines as dealt with in this document is described in 1.1. The product is manually placed on the product base or automatically fed to the product base with a loading device. The product is supplied to the blade by automatic or manually operated grippers or conveyor slide or belt and the cutting process begins. The portion falls onto a discharge conveyor or a laying unit.

Standard NumberBS EN 13870:2015
TitleFood processing machinery. Portion cutting machines. Safety and hygiene requirements
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 September 2015
Conformity to regulationDesignated
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 614-1, EN 1005-1, EN ISO 4413, ISO 4414, EN 953:1997+A1:2009, ISO 4413, ISO 4871, EN 1005-2, EN ISO 13849-1, ISO 13857:2008, EN 60204-1:2006, EN ISO 4414, EN ISO 11201:2010, EN ISO 3744:2010, EN ISO 13855, ISO 14119:2013, IEC 60204-1:2005, EN ISO 12100:2010, ISO 13855, ISO 12100:2010, ISO 13849-1, ISO 3744:2010, EN 1672-2, EN 1005-3, EN 60529, EN ISO 11688-1, EN ISO 4871, ISO/TR 11688-1, EN ISO 13857:2008, EN ISO 14119:2013, ISO 11201:2010, IEC 60529
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 82079-1, EN 12268, 2006/42/EC, IEC 82079-1, EN 894-1, ISO 4287, EN ISO 4287, EN 894-2, prEN 16743, EN 61310-1, IEC 61310-2, EN 894-3, EN 61310-2, IEC 61310-1
ReplacesBS EN 13870:2005+A1:2010
International RelationshipsEN 13870:2015
Draft Superseded By13/30291469 DC
DescriptorsFood slicers, Hazards, Hygiene, Safety measures, Butchery, Kitchen utensils, Catering equipment, Equipment safety, Food manufacturing equipment, Health and safety requirements, Verification, Cutting tools
Title in FrenchMachines pour les produits alimentaires. Portionneuses. Prescriptions relatives à la sécurité et à l'hygiène
Title in GermanNahrungsmittelmaschinen. Portionsschneidemaschinen. Sicherheits- und Hygieneanforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 84587 1
File Size1.853 MB

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