EN 13885:2005

Food processing machinery - Clipping machines - Safety and hygiene requirements

Publication date:   Nov 25, 2005

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Jun 23, 2010


CEN/TC 153 Machinery intended for use with foodstuffs and feed

European Norm

67.260   Plants and equipment for the food industry



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1This European Standard specifies safety and hygiene requirements to minimise the hazards which can arise during the commissioning, the use and the maintenance of clipping machines for portioning and closing of casings filled with foodstuffs, and intended to be used in butcheries, meat processing factories, main kitchens and other food processing factories.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to clipping machines, when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This European Standard is not applicable to clipping machines which are manufactured before the date of publication of this European Standard by CEN.
1.2 This document covers the following types of machines:
Concerning the sort of actuation:
- machine for gathering up by hand, power motioned locking-stroke;
- machine for automatic-motioned gathering and automatic-motioned locking-stroke.
Concerning the removal-system:
- machine with removal by fixed or movable clip-guide (see Figures 1 and 2);
- machine with spread-removal (see Figures 3 and 4).

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EN 13885:2005
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Jun 23, 2010


EN 13885:2005/FprA1