EN 415-6:2013

Safety of packaging machines - Part 6: Pallet wrapping machines EN 415-6:2013

Publication date:   Jun 14, 2013

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Apr 15, 2019


CEN/TC 146 Packaging machines - Safety

European Norm

55.200   Packaging machinery



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This European Standard applies to the following groups of machines:
- pallet banding machines;
- stretch film pallet wrapping machines;
- stretch film hood application machines;
- mobile stretch film wrapping machines;
- semi automatic self driving stretch film wrapping machines;
- shrink film pallet wrapping machines;
- shrink film hood application machines;
- film removing machines;
- shrinking systems;
- sleeve wrapping machines for product greater than 400 mm in one direction;
- product centralising machines.
The individual machines are described in 3.2.
This standard deals with safety requirements for machine design, construction, installation, commissioning, operation, adjustment, maintenance and cleaning of pallet wrapping machines.
The extents to which hazards, hazardous situations and events are covered are indicated in Clause 4.
This European Standard is not applicable to the following machines:
 machines that were manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN;
- pallet strapping machines and destrapping machines. These machines are within the scope of
EN 415-8;
- conveying systems that connect packaging machines with each other, but includes conveying systems that are part of the machines.
This standard does not consider the following hazards:
- the use of pallet wrapping machines in potentially explosive atmospheres;
- the health, safety or hygiene hazards associated with the products that may be handled by the machines, but does include general advice on this subject;
- hazards that may be associated with electromagnetic emissions from pallet wrapping machines;
- hazards that may be associated with decommissioning pallet wrapping machines.

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 415-6:2006+A1:2009


EN 415-6:2013
90.93 Standard confirmed
Apr 15, 2019