EN ISO 10218-2: Robot systems and integration

Last edit: 24/07/2023

The Standard EN ISO 10218-2 was published in July 2011 by Technical Committee ISO/TC 184 in collaboration with Technical Committee CEN/TC 310.

This is a technical standard of type C, regarding robots and robotic devices.

The scope of the Standard is to specify the safety requirements for the integration of industrial robots and industrial robot system. The integration includes:
–    The design, manufacturing, installation, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the industrial robot system or cell;
–    Necessary information for the design, manufacturing, instllation, operation, maintenance and decomissioning of the industrial robot system or cell.
The ISO 10218-2 describes the basic hazard and hazardous situations identifies with these systems, and provides requirements to eliminate or reduce the risks associated with these hazards.

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