FprEN 1953

Application equipment for coating materials - Safety requirements FprEN 1953

Publication date:   Nov 25, 2021

General information

45.99 Dispatch of FV draft to CCMC   Oct 20, 2022


CEN/TC 271 Surface treatment equipment - Safety

European Norm

87.100   Paint coating equipment



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This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and hazardous events which are relevant to hand-held and automatic application equipment for coating material, when used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, including reasonably foreseeable misuse.
Together with this document, EN 50050-1:2013, EN 50050-2:2013, EN 50050-3:2013, EN 50059:-, EN 50176:-, EN 50177:20093, EN 50223:2015 or EN 50348:2010 give requirements for electrostatic application equipment.
The specific significant risks related to the use of application equipment with foodstuffs and pharmaceutical products are not dealt with in this document.
This document is not applicable to:
- application equipment designed for pneumatic working pressure above 15 bar;
- application equipment with rotating bell/disc designed for hydraulic working pressures above 25 bar;
- non-atomizing application equipment (e. g. extruding equipment, dispenser);
- fluidised bed powder coating machinery;
- application equipment covered by EN 50580:2012;
- supply hoses;
- airbrushes for graphic and artistic works;
- machinery for the supply and circulation of coating materials (see EN 12621:-).
This document is not applicable to application equipment manufactured before the date of its publication.

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)


Directive 2014/34/EU Of The European Parliament And Of The Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (recast)

Life cycle


EN 1953:2013


FprEN 1953
45.99 Dispatch of FV draft to CCMC
Oct 20, 2022