EN 792-7:2001

Hand-held non-electric power tools - Safety requirements - Part 7: Grinders

Publication date:   Nov 20, 2003

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Sep 10, 2008

CEN

CEN/TC 255 Hand-held, non-electric power tools - Safety

European Norm

25.140.10   Pneumatic tools | 25.140.99   Other hand-held tools

Buying

Withdrawn

Language in which you want to receive the document.

Scope

This European Standard applies to hand-held non-electric power tools driven by rotary or linear motors, powered by compressed air or hydraulic fluid and intended to be used by one operator and supported by:

- the operator's hand or hands;
- a harness;
- a suspension, e. g. a balancer.

This European Standard applies to hand-held non-electric power tools intended for grinding and cutting-off, with bonded, coated and super abrasive products for use on all kinds of materials.

This European Standard lists the significant hazards caused by such power tools and specifies safety requirements valid for different aspects of safety during their foreseeable lifetime.

This part of the standard covers power tools used with:

- abrasive products with a peripheral operating speed less than or equal to 80 m/s;
- cutting-off wheels with a peripheral operating speed less than or equal to100 m/s;
- abrasive products with outside nominal diameter less than or equal to 230 mm;
- cutting-off wheels with outside nominal diameter less than or equal to 300 mm;
- wire brushes.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

98/37/EC

Machinery

Harmonized/Supporting

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN 68:1977

Replaces
EN 68:1977/A2:1979

Replaces
EN 68:1977/A1:1978

NOW

WITHDRAWN
EN 792-7:2001
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Sep 10, 2008