Safety of woodworking machines - Circular sawing machines - Part 6: Circular sawing machines for fire wood
|Publication Date:||1 November 2017|
|ICS Code (Woodworking machines):||79.120.10|
NEN-EN 1870-6 deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events as listed in Clause 4 which are relevant to circular sawing machines for firewood with manual loading and/or unloading with hand operated carriage, hereinafter referred to as "machines", designed to cut solid wood when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer including reasonably foreseeable misuse. This European Standard is not applicable to: a) combined circular sawing machines for firewood with additional units, i.e. log splitting units or circular saw bench units; b) machines where the saw blade is capable of tilting; c) log sawing machines where the saw unit moves to cut the workpiece; d) hand-held motor-operated electric tools or any adaptation permitting their use in a different mode, i.e. bench mounting; For RIC engines driven machines hazard of engine electrical starting systems above 24 V are not dealt with in this standard. This document is not applicable to machines which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.