IEC 62841-2-11:2015 ED1

Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery - Safety - Part 2-11: Particular requirements for hand-held reciprocating saws IEC 62841-2-11:2015 ED1

Publication date:   Jan 19, 2018

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60.60 Standard published   Nov 18, 2015


TC 116

International Standard

25.140.20   Electric tools | 25.140.30   Hand-operated tools



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IEC 62841-2-11:2015 applies to applies to reciprocating saws such as jig saws and sabre saws.The rated voltage is not more than 250 V for single-phase a.c. or d.c. tools, and 480 V for three-phase a.c. tools. The rated input is not more than 3 700 W. The limits for the applicability of this standard for battery tools is given in Annex K. This standard deals with the hazards presented by tools which are encountered by all persons in the normal use and reasonably foreseeable misuse of the tools. Hand-held electric tools, which can be mounted on a support or working stand for use as fixed tools without any alteration of the tool itself, are within the scope of this standard and such combination of a hand-held tool and a support is considered to be a transportable tool and thus covered by the relevant Part 3. The attention of National Committees is drawn to the fact that equipment manufacturers and testing organizations may need a transitional period following publication of a new, amended or revised IEC publication in which to make products in accordance with the new requirements and to equip themselves for conducting new or revised tests. It is the recommendation of the committee that the content of this publication be adopted for implementation nationally not earlier than 36 months from the date of publication.

This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 62841-1:2014.

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IEC 62841-2-11:2015 ED1
60.60 Standard published
Nov 18, 2015


IEC 62841-2-11:2015/AMD1:2018 ED1