EN 12635:2002+A1:2008

Industrial, commercial and garage doors and gates - Installation and use

Publication date:   Jun 26, 2009

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Sep 28, 2022


CEN/TC 33 Doors, windows, shutters, building hardware and curtain walling

European Norm

91.060.50   Doors and windows



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1.1 General
This European Standard specifies the information to be provided by the door manufacturer and the components manufacturer to ensure safe installation, operation, use (including maintenance and repair) of doors, gates and barriers intended for installation in areas in the reach of persons, and for which the main intended uses are giving safe access for goods and vehicles accompanied or driven by persons in industrial, commercial or residential premises.
This European Standard also covers commercial doors such as rolling shutters and rolling grilles used in retail premises which are mainly provided for the access of persons rather than vehicles or goods.
This European Standard applies to manually operated and power operated doors, to doors and components intended to be installed by “non professional installers” and may also apply to the installation and use of upgrading component(s).
The European Standard only applies to the doors and components manufactured after the date of publication.
1.2 Exclusions
This European Standard does not apply to doors that are intended for a different use than the one described in 1.1 such as:
- lock gates and dock gates;
- doors on lifts;
- doors on vehicles;
- doors mainly for the retention of animals;
- theatre textile curtains;
- railway barriers;
- barriers used solely for vehicles.
This European Standard does not apply to machinery other than power operated doors.
This European Standard does not cover operation in environments where the electromagnetic disturbances are outside the range of those specified in EN 61000-6-2 or for domestic garage doors those specified in EN 55014-2.
This European Standard does not cover:
- products to be used in potential explosive atmosphere or on armoured doors;
- programmable devices (see IEC 61508 series);
- shock resistance of component (example IK code).
These exclusions are based on technology used at the publication time of this standard.
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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)


Life cycle


EN 12635:2002+A1:2008
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Sep 28, 2022


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