EN 289:2004+A1:2008

Plastics and rubber machines - Presses - Safety requirements

Publication date:   Nov 28, 2008

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Jun 18, 2014

CEN

CEN/TC 145 Plastics and rubber machines

European Norm

83.200   Equipment for the rubber and plastics industries

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Scope

This document specifies the essential safety requirements for hydraulic presses, including toggle and hydro-mechanic ones, with a vertical closing movement more than 6 mm for the moulding of plastics and/or rubber.
This document covers both compression moulding (see 3.1.1) and transfer moulding (see 3.1.2).
All hazards listed in clause 4 are covered by this document.
The following machines are excluded:
- injection moulding machines (see EN 201);
- presses for curing pneumatic tyres;
- presses for curing inner tubes and curing bags;
- hydraulic presses as covered by EN 693;
- mechanical presses as covered by EN 692;
- thermoforming machines (see EN 12409);
- RIM machines (see EN 1612-1 and EN 1612-2).
The safety requirements for the additional hazards arising from the interaction between presses and ancillary equipment especially loading and unloading devices are specified. The safety requirements for the ancillary equipment itself are not specified.
This document does not cover:
- the requirements of Directive 94/9/CE concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres;
- requirements for the design of exhaust ventilation systems.
This document is not applicable to presses manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.

- RIM machines (see EN 1612-1 and EN 1612-2).
The safety requirements for the additional hazards arising from the interaction between presses and ancillary equipment especially loading and unloading devices are specified. The safety requirements for the ancillary equipment itself are not specified.
This document does not cover:
- the requirements of Directive 94/9/CE concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres;
- requirements for the design of exhaust ventilation systems.
This document is not applicable to presses manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

98/37/EC

Machinery

Harmonized/Supporting
2006/42/EC

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/Supporting

Life cycle

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EN 289:2004+A1:2008
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EN 289:2014