- EN IEC Standards
The new standard EN 60204-1
The EN IEC 62046, published in July 2018, replaces the CLC/TS 62046:2008. This Standard specifies requirements for the selection, positioning, configuration and commisioning of the protective equipment to detect the momentary or continued presence of persons in order to protect those persons from dangerous parts of the machinery in industrial applications.
IEC released the new Standard EN 60204-1 on 13th October 2016. It gives prescriptions for the electrical equipment of machines. Its previous version dates back to 2006. The standard is the reference for Electrical Safety of Machine Manufacturers. In Italy, from December 2018 the Italian-English version is available on the CEI (Comitato Elettrotecnico Italiano) web site. There are several changes, among which: Explanation on how to get the compliance with the EMC Directive 2014/30. A new Annex H has been included, named “Measures to reduce the effects of electromagnetic influences”. In th