prEN ISO 22506

Plastics and rubber machines -- Safety requirements for extrusion machines for plastics

General information

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CEN/TC 145 Plastics and rubber machines

European Norm


This European Standard specifies all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to all types of screw extruders for plastics and rubber, when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This European Standard additionally covers the following feeding systems:
- hoppers;
- single roller feed;
- double roller feed;
- crammer feeder;
and the following ancillary equipment which form part of or are attached to the extruder:
- screen changers;
- melt/gear pumps;
- melt pipes and adaptors;
- static mixers;
- extruder head that give initial shape to the extruded material.
Metering devices are not covered by this standard.
This European Standard is not applicable to extruders which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.

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 1114-1:2011


prEN ISO 22506
10.99 New project approved
Jul 25, 2022