DS/EN ISO 13856-1:2013

Safety of machinery - Pressure-sensitive protective devices - Part 1: General principles for design and testing of pressure-sensitive mats and pressure-sensitive floors


Status:
Current
Type:
Standard
Language:
EN
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Legislation:

Legislation

Harmonized under:
  • Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast

Harmonized standards:
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Scope

This document specifies requirements for pressure-sensitive mats and pressure-sensitive floors normally actuated by the feet for use as safeguards to protect persons from hazardous machinery. This document is applicable to pressure-sensitive mats and pressure-sensitive floors, regardless of type of energy used (e.g. electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic or mechanical) which are designed to detect persons weighing more than 35 kg and persons (e.g. children) weighing more than 20 kg. This document is not applicable for the detection of persons weighing less than 20 kg. This document does not specify the dimensions or the configuration of the effective sensing area of pressure-sensitive mat(s) or pressure-sensitive floor(s) in relation to any particular application.


Number of pages: 64

Published: 2013-06-20

Date of approval: 2013-05-06

International relationships: EN ISO 13856-1:2013 IDT ISO 13856-1:2013 IDT

ICS: 13.110 - Safety of machinery

Item number: M256640



Committees

Committee

  • CEN/TC 114
  • ISO/TC 199

Danish committee

DS/S-250