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DS/EN 415-8:2008

Safety of packaging machines - Part 8: Strapping machines

This European Standard applies to the following groups of machines:*- powered hand strapping tools;*- semi-automatic strapping machines;*- automatic strapping machines;*- horizontal pallet strapping machines;*- vertical pallet strapping machines.*The individual machines are described in 3.3.*This European Standard deals with safety requirements for machine design, construction, installation, commissioning, operation, adjustment, maintenance and cleaning of strapping machines.*The extent to which hazards, hazardous situations and events are covered, are indicated in Clause 4.*Exclusions*This European Standard is not applicable to the following machines:*- strapping tools that are powered exclusively by manual effort;*- strapping machines that were manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.*This European Standard does not consider the following hazards:*- the use of strapping machines in potentially explosive atmospheres;*- the health, safety or hygiene hazards associated with the products that may be handled by the machines, but does include general advice on this subject;*- hazards that can be associated with electromagnetic emissions from strapping machines;*- hazards that can be associated with decommissioning strapping machines.

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