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DIN EN 1755

Safety of industrial trucks - Operation in potentially explosive atmospheres - Use in flammable gas, vapour, mist and dust (includes Amendment A2:2013)

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Organization: DIN
Publication Date: 1 August 2013
Status: inactive
Page Count: 46
ICS Code (Industrial trucks): 53.060
scope:

This European Standard applies to self-propelled and pedestrian controlled manual and semi-manual industrial trucks as specified in the European Standards

EN 1459, Safety of industrial trucks - Self propelled variable reach trucks

EN 1551, Safety of industrial trucks - Self propelled trucks over 10 000 kg capacity

EN 1726-1, Safety of industrial trucks - Self propelled trucks up to and including 10 000 kg capacity and tractors with a drawbar pull including 20 000 N - Part 1: General requirements

EN 1726-2, Safety of industrial trucks - Self propelled trucks up to and including 10 000 kg capacity and tractors with a drawbar pull including 20 000 N - Part 2: Additional requirements for trucks with elevating operator position and trucks specifically designed to travel with elevated load

EN 1757-1, Safety of industrial trucks - Pedestrian propelled trucks - Part 1: Stacker trucks

EN 1757-2, Safety of industrial trucks - Pedestrian propelled trucks - Part 2: Pallet trucks

EN 1757-3, Safety of industrial trucks - Pedestrian controlled manual and semi-manual trucks - Part 3: Platform trucks

EN 1757-4, Safety of industrial trucks - Pedestrian controlled manual and semi-manual trucks - Part 4: Scissor lift pallet-trucks" !and gives additional requirements for industrial trucks of equipment group II and equipment category 2G respectively 3G, 2D and 3D including their load handling devices as defined in Annex A."

This European Standard covers the technical requirements necessary to avoid or minimize the significant hazards listed in Clause 4 which could occur during normal operation, maintenance or foreseeable misuse (in accordance with the data given by the manufacturer or his authorised representative) of industrial trucks."

Trucks for group II suitable for explosive atmospheres of gas, vapour or mist shall be subdivided in accordance with the respective mixture of the potentially explosive atmospheres in which they are intended to operate. The subdivision is in accordance with 4.2 of EN 13463-1:2009.

Trucks marked IIB are suitable for application required for Group IIA trucks. Trucks marked IIC are suitable for application required for subgroup IIA and subgroup IIB trucks, but are not suitable to be used in areas with flammable gas and vapour atmospheres containing carbon disulfide (CS2).

Where hybrid mixtures are present, the requirements for gas, vapour and mist as well as for dust shall be fulfilled.

Fork arms, load platforms or integrated attachments are part of the truck. Attachments mounted on the load carrier or fork arms are not part of the truck.

Document History

February 1, 2016
Industrial Trucks - Safety requirements and verification - Supplementary requirements for operation in potentially explosive atmospheres
This European Standard applies to self-propelled and pedestrian propelled manual and semi-manual industrial trucks as defined in ISO 5053-1 including their load handling devices and attachments...
DIN EN 1755
August 1, 2013
Safety of industrial trucks - Operation in potentially explosive atmospheres - Use in flammable gas, vapour, mist and dust (includes Amendment A2:2013)
This European Standard applies to self-propelled and pedestrian controlled manual and semi-manual industrial trucks as specified in the European Standards EN 1459, Safety of industrial trucks — Self...
February 1, 2010
Safety of industrial trucks - Operation in potentially explosive atmospheres - Use in flammable gas, vapor, mist and dust (includes Amendment A1:2009)
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June 1, 2000
Safety of industrial trucks - Operation in potentially explosive atmospheres - Use in flammable gas, vapour, mist and dust; English version of DIN EN 1755
A description is not available for this item.

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