This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events which are relevant to hand-held and automatic application equipment for organic liquid, powder or flock coating material, when used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, including reasonably foreseeable misuse.
Together with this standard, EN 50050-1, EN 50050-2, EN 50050-3, EN 50059, EN 50176, EN 50177, EN 50223 or EN 50348 give requirements for electrostatic application equipment.
The specific significant risks related to the use of application equipment with foodstuffs and pharmaceutical products are not dealt with in this document.
This document is not applicable to:
- application equipment designed for operating pneumatic pressure above 15 bar;
- application equipment with rotating parts designed for operating pressures above 25 bar;