CENELEC - EN 50571
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Particular requirements for commercial electric washing machines
|Publication Date:||1 November 2013|
|ICS Code (Laundry appliances):||97.060|
This European Standard deals with the safety of eiectrcal operated washing machines .mended to be used by trained users in e.g. hotels, hospitals, factories, in fight industry and on farms. It also covers washing machines which are dedared for commercial use in an area open to the public and operated by lay persons e.g. m laundrettes. communal laundry rooms. Their rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single phase and 480 V for ethers.
This standard also covers washing machines making use of other energy sources. It does not cover requirements for these other energy sources cr compressed ar. However the in-luence of these ether energy sources on the machines is covered.
These washing machines are designed to be connected to hot and/or cold water supply.
Washing machines mak ng use of steam or hot Water for heating purposes are also withn the scope of this standard.
This standard deals with the common hazards presentee by washing machines that are encountered by all persons However, in general, it does not take into account:
a) persons (including children) whose:
1) physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or
2) lack of experience and knowledge, prevents them from using the washing machine safely without supervision or instruction;
b) children playing with the washing machine.