ANSI - B151.31
Safety Requirements for the Manufacture and Use of Blow Molding Machines
|Publication Date:||26 February 2014|
The requirements of this standard shall apply to the manufacture and use of all Blow Molding Machines (BMMs) that process plastic materials to:
• blow a parison;
• blow a preform (including injection blow, injection stretch blow, and reheat & blow) into the shape of a mold cavity held together by a vertically or horizontally acting clamp(s).
BMM suppliers and users shall use the risk assessment process in the manufacture, care, and use of the machinery.
Deviations from the requirements of this standard shall be based on a documented risk assessment.
Safety requirements for the manufacture or use of ancillary equipment for BMMs are not covered by this standard.