EN 68:1977

Hand-held (portable) power driven grinding machines - Mechanical safety

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Dec 12, 2001


CEN/TC 65 Portable grinding machines - Mechanical safety

European Norm

25.140.01   Hand-held tools in general


This standard specifies safety requirements for the mechanical design of hand held (portable) power driven grinding machines (see annex A for examples). It does not deal with other safety aspects of these machines such as electrical safety, dust, noise and vibration hazards. (1) Safety recommendations on the use of portable grinding machines are given in annex F. (1) CEE-publication 20 'Specification for hand held electric motor operated tools' deals with electrical safety and related mechanical safety.

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EN 68:1977
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Dec 12, 2001