Hand-held non-electric power tools - Safety requirements - Part 4: Non-rotary percussive power tools
|Publication Date:||15 December 2012|
|ICS Code (Pneumatic tools):||25.140.10|
This part of ISO 11148 applies to hand-held non-electric power tools (hereinafter "non-rotary percussive power tools") intended for chipping, riveting, breaking of concrete and asphalt, ramming, etc. The non-rotary percussive power tool can be powered by compressed air, hydraulic fluid or internal combustion engines and is intended for use by one operator and supported by the operator's hand or hands, with or without a suspension, e.g. a balancer.
This part of ISO 11148 covers
- bush hammers;
- chipping hammers;
- small chisels;
- engraving pens;
- needle scalers;
- pick hammers;
- pile drivers;
- portable pile drivers;
- riveting hammers;
- scaling hammers;
- stone hammers;
NOTE 1 For examples of non-rotary percussive power tools, see Annex B.
This part of ISO 11148 does not cover special requirements and modifications on non-rotary percussive power tools for the purpose of mounting in a fixture.
This part of ISO 11148 deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations or hazardous events when the tools are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer, with the exception of the use of non-rotary percussive power tools in potentially explosive atmospheres.
NOTE 2 EN 13463-1 gives requirements for non-electrical equipment for potentially explosive atmospheres.