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EN 12409:2008 +A1:2011 Standard

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  Keywords:

#sheet #thermoforming #units #unit #forming

  Directive

Machinery (MD) Directive (2006/42/EC)

  Last Official Journal reference

Thursday 2nd of April 2020

  Description:

Plastics and rubber machines - Thermoforming machines - Safety requirements

  Purpose

This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to thermoforming machines for continuous sheet and single sheets of thermoplastics materials, when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4). A thermoforming machine may consist of a forming unit or a forming unit linked to one or more additional units. This standard covers the following units: - continuous sheet unwind unit; - single sheet feed unit; - material intake; - conveying equipment; - heating unit; - preheating unit; - edge heating unit; - component feeding/inserting unit; - forming station; - finishing station; - stacking station; - discharge station; - residual sheet winding unit; - sheet cutting unit. This European standard does not apply to units mounted upstream or downstream of the thermoforming machine: - which have a separate control system; and/or - are located separately.

  Publication

Friday 9th of March 2018

  Amendment

This standard is an amendment for "EN 12409:2008"

  Reference

This standard superseed the "EN 12409:2008"

Anyway is still possible use the "EN 12409:2008" until April 30th, 2012

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