• EN 608 : 1994

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY MACHINERY - PORTABLE CHAIN SAWS - SAFETY

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    Superseded date:  01-02-2004

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  Comite Europeen de Normalisation

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    Committees responsible
    National foreword
    Foreword
    0. Introduction
    1. Scope
    2. Normative references
    3. Definitions
    4. Safety requirements
    4.1 Handles
    4.2 Hand protection
    4.3 Balance
    4.4 Protection against injury by kickback
    4.5 Chain catcher
    4.6 Spiked bumper
    4.7 Chip discharge
    4.8 Guide bar cover
    4.9 Noise emission
    4.10 Vibration
    4.11 Throttle trigger
    4.12 Ignition switch
    4.13 Protection against contact with parts at high voltage
    4.14 Clutch
    4.15 Carburettor adjustment
    4.16 Protection against contact with hot parts
    4.17 Exhaust gases
    4.18 Chain lubrication
    4.19 Tank openings
    4.20 Chain tensioning
    5. Verification of safety requirements
    6. Information for use
    6.1 General
    6.2 Technical data
    6.3 Instruction handbook
    6.4 Marking
    Annex A (normative) List of hazards

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    Specifies safety requirements for portable combustion engined, hand-held chain saws designed for use by one operator. Does not consider environmental aspects. Coverage includes: hand protection, handles, chain catcher, spiked bumper, chip discharge, throttle trigger, ignition switch, clutch, chain lubrication, exhaust gases, tank openings, and protection against contact with hot parts.

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    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Comite Europeen de Normalisation
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    I.S. EN 50144-2-13:2002 SAFETY OF HAND-HELD ELECTRIC MOTOR OPERATED TOOLS - PART 2-13: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR CHAIN SAWS
    BS EN 50144-2-13:2002 Safety of hand-held electric motor operated tools Particular requirements for chain saws
    EN 50144-2-13:2002 Safety of hand-held electric motor operated tools - Part 2-13: Particular requirements for chain saws

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ISO 8334:2007 Forestry machinery Portable chain-saws Determination of balance and maximum holding moment
    ISO 6535:2015 Portable chain-saws Chain brake performance
    ISO 7293:1997 Forestry machinery Portable chain saws Engine performance and fuel consumption
    ISO 7914:2002 Forestry machinery — Portable chain-saws — Minimum handle clearance and sizes
    EN 292-1 : 1991 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - BASIC CONCEPTS, GENERAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGN - BASIC TERMINOLOGY, METHODOLOGY
    ISO 6533:2012 Forestry machinery Portable chain-saw front hand-guard Dimensions and clearances
    ISO 6531:2017 Machinery for forestry — Portable chain-saws — Vocabulary
    ISO 9518:1998 Forestry machinery Portable chain-saws Kickback test
    ISO 6534:2007 Forestry machinery — Portable chain-saw hand-guards — Mechanical strength
    ISO 3767-5:2016 Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment — Symbols for operator controls and other displays — Part 5: Symbols for manual portable forestry machines
    ISO 10726:1992 Portable chain saws Chain catcher Dimensions and mechanical strength
    EN 292-2 : 91 AMD 1 95 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - BASIC CONCEPTS, GENERAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGN - TECHNICAL PRINCIPLES AND SPECIFICATION
    ISO 7505:1986 Forestry machinery Chain saws Measurement of hand-transmitted vibration
    ISO 3864:1984 Safety colours and safety signs
    ISO 7915:1991 Forestry machinery Portable chain-saws Determination of handle strength
    EN 27182 : 1991 ACOUSTICS - MEASUREMENT AT THE OPERATOR'S POSITION OF AIRBORNE NOISE EMITTED BY CHAIN SAWS
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