EN 1093-9:1998

Safety of machinery - Evaluation of the emission of airborne hazardous substances - Part 9: Pollutant concentration parameter, room method

Publication date:   Dec 29, 2001

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Jul 16, 2008


CEN/TC 114 Safety of machinery

European Norm

13.040.40   Stationary source emissions



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This European Standard specifies a room method for the measurement of the pollutant concentration parameter of a specified airborne hazardous substance from machines, located in a test room and operating the machines under defined conditions. This method can only be used for machines with a local exhaust ventilation with an air flow rate ? 500 m3/h and machines without recirculated air. Measurement of the pollutant concentration parameter of a machine can serve for the: a) evaluation of the performance of a machine; b) evaluation of the improvement of the machine; c) comparison of machines within groups of machines with the same intended use (groups are defined by the function and materials processed), d) ranking of machines from the same group according to their pollutant concentration parameters; e) determination of the state of the art of machines with respect to their pollutant concentration parameter.

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EN 1093-9:1998
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Jul 16, 2008