B11/STD - ANSI B11.20
Machine Tools - Safety Requirements for Integrated Manufacturing Systems
|Publication Date:||1 January 2004|
This American National Standard specifies the safety requirements for the design, construction, set-up, operation and maintenance (including installation, dismantling and transport) of integrated manufacturing systems.
An integrated manufacturing system:
a) incorporates two or more industrial machines, at least one of which is a machine tool;
b) is linked by a material handling system;
c) is interconnected with and coordinated by a control system;
d) is capable of being re-programmed, re-configured or resequenced for the manufacturing of a variety of discrete parts or assemblies.
An integrated manufacturing system shall be designed and safeguarded to ensure proper and safe operation and maintenance in accordance with the risk assessment (see Clause 5).
This standard does not cover:
a) safety aspects of individual machines and equipment that may be covered by standards specific to those machines and equipment (B11 "base" standard);
NOTE: See inside cover of this standard for a list of the B11 "base" standards.
b) transfer machines or transfer lines;
c) continuous flow processes.