DS/EN 1012-2 + A1:2009

Compressors and vacuum pumps - Safety requirements - Part 2: Vacuum pumps


Status:
Current
Type:
Standard
Language:
English
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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 standard is applicable to all vacuum pumps, vacuum pump combinations and vacuum pumping systems. The standard lists the significant hazards associated with vacuum pumps and specifies safety requirements applicable to the design, installation, operation, maintenance and dismantling of vacuum pumps during their foreseeable life and subsequent disposal.
The scope does not include pumps designed to pump continuously on open systems where the pump inlet pressure is above 75 kPA (750 mbar) absolute, i.e. vacuum cleaners, ventilation fans).
Vacuum pumps intended for use in special applications shall also comply with any specific standards relating to those applications.


Number of pages: 36

Published: 2009-11-06

Date of approval: 2009-10-13

International relationships : EN 1012-2:1996+A1:2009 IDT

ICS: 23.140 - Compressors and pneumatic machines 23.160 - Vacuum technology

Item number: M243448


Committees

Committee

  • CEN/TC 232

Danish committee

DS/S-847