BS EN 16796-1:2016 - Energy efficiency of Industrial trucks. Test methods. General

BS EN 16796-1:2016

Energy efficiency of Industrial trucks. Test methods. General

Status : Current   Published : December 2016



This European Standard specifies general test criteria and requirements to measure the energy consumption for self-propelled industrial trucks (hereafter referred to as trucks) during operation. For electric trucks, the efficiency of the battery and the battery charger is included.

This part of the EN 16796 series is intended to be used in conjunction with the corresponding EN 16796‑2 to ‑5 .

The truck specific requirements in EN 16796‑2 to ‑5 take precedence over the respective requirements of EN 16796‑1.

Of the product life cycle, EN 16796 is applicable to the in-use phase.

It applies to the following truck types according to ISO 5053‑1:

  • counterbalance lift truck;

  • articulated counterbalance lift truck;

  • lorry-mounted truck;

  • reach truck (with retractable mast or fork arm carriage);

  • straddle truck;

  • pallet-stacking truck;

  • pallet truck;

  • platform and stillage truck;

  • pallet truck end controlled;

  • order-picking truck;

  • centre-controlled order-picking truck;

  • towing, pushing tractor and burden carrier;

  • towing and stacking tractor;

  • side-loading truck (one side only);

  • rough-terrain truck;

  • rough-terrain variable-reach truck;

  • slewing rough-terrain variable-reach truck;

  • variable-reach container handler;

  • counterbalance container handler;

  • lateral-stacking truck (both sides);

  • lateral-stacking truck (three sides);

  • non-stacking low-lift straddle carrier;

  • multi-directional lift truck.

Standard NumberBS EN 16796-1:2016
TitleEnergy efficiency of Industrial trucks. Test methods. General
Publication Date31 December 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 589, EN 590, prEN 1459-1, EN 1459-2, EN 16796, EN 60254-1, IEC 60254-1, EN ISO 3691-1:2015, ISO 3691-1:2011, EN ISO 3691-2, ISO 3691-2, EN ISO 3691-6, ISO 3691-6, ISO 5053-1:2015, ISO 15500-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)2009/125/EC, VDI 2198, DIN 41773-1, DIN 41774
International RelationshipsEN 16796-1:2016
Draft Superseded By14/30298241 DC
DescriptorsIndustrial trucks, Materials handling equipment, Safety measures, Equipment safety, Lifting equipment, Hazards, Fork trucks, Verification, Industrial tractors, Powered industrial trucks, Occupational safety, Operating conditions, High-lift trucks, Elevating-platform trucks
Title in FrenchEfficacité énergétique des chariots de manutention. Méthodes d'essai. Généralités
Title in GermanEnergieeffizienz von Flurförderzeugen. Testmethoden. Generelles
ISBN978 0 580 86026 3
File Size1.854 MB

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