EN 12012-2:2001+A2:2008

Plastics and rubber machines - Size reduction machines - Part 2: Safety requirements for strand pelletisers

Publication date:   Nov 30, 2009

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Jun 4, 2010


CEN/TC 145 Plastics and rubber machines

European Norm

83.200   Equipment for the rubber and plastics industries



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This standard specifies the essential safety requirements applicable to the design and construction of strand pelletisers used for plastics and rubber and fed continuously by an extruder or a reactor.

The machine begins with the feed opening of the feeding device, or start-up devices if fitted, and ends with the discharge area.

Only the significant hazards listed in clause 4 and dealt with in clause 5 are subject to this standard.

NOTE Directive 94/9/EC concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres can be applicable to the type of machine or equipment covered by this European Standard. The present standard is not intended to provide means of complying with the essential health and safety requirements of Directive 94/9/EC.
This standard applies to machines which are manufactured after the date of approval of this standard by CEN.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard




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)


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EN 12012-2:2001+A2:2008
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Jun 4, 2010