DS/EN ISO 10472-3:2008

Safety requirements for industrial laundry machinery - Part 3: Washing tunnel lines including component machines

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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:


This part of ISO 10472 covers, together with ISO 10472-1, most significant hazards associated with washing tunnel lines including component machines such as:
— continuous tunnel washing machines;
— squeeze presses or centrifugal extraction machines;
— transfer conveyor systems;
— automatic transfer tumblers;
— loading or unloading system interfaces;
— access platform and ladders.
This part of ISO 10472 does not cover particular hazards for continuous stand-alone washing lines for
endless towels.
This part of ISO 10472 does not cover the hazards caused by processing work which may create an
explosive or flammable atmosphere inside the machine.
This part of ISO 10472 complements the basic requirements laid down in ISO/TR 12100-1 and
ISO/TR 12100-2. It also gives guidance to the designer on assessing the risks associated with the hazards (see EN 1050) and on selecting measures for attaining the required safety level.
This part of ISO 10472 does not apply to ancillary equipment, e. g. chemical store and supply pumps, steam valves and supply pipework, vent systems, work feed systems and discharge systems and ducting to the atmosphere.

Number of pages: 28

Published: 2008-12-01

Date of approval: 2008-11-07

International relationships : EN ISO 10472-3:2008 IDT ISO 10472-3:1997 IDT

ICS: 97.060 - Laundry appliances

Item number: M230873



  • CEN/TC 214/WG 3
  • ISO/TC 72/SC 5/WG 3

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