International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

TC 44

Safety of machinery - Electrotechnical aspects

 

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Frcst Pub

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TC 44MT 61496-1&2 F WebsterDELPUB2012-122020

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AMW
44/620/RR PDF file 64 kB
2010-11-19 
1CD
44/621/CD PDF file 1221 kB
2010-11-202010-11
A2CD
44/647/CC PDF file 205 kB
2011-08-052011-03
CCDV
44/651/CDV PDF file 1078 kB
PDF file 1287 kB
2011-09-302011-09
APUB
44/670/RVC Word file 177 kB
PDF file 205 kB
2012-08-172012-05
DECPUB
2012-09-272012-08
BPUB
2012-10-162012-10
RPUB
2012-11-02 
PPUB
2013-01-302013-02
DELPUB
2020-07-152018-05
WPUB
  

Abstract

IEC 61496-2:2013 specifies requirements for the design, construction and testing of electro-sensitive protective equipment (ESPE) designed specifically to detect persons as part of a safety-related system, employing active opto-electronic protective devices (AOPDs) for the sensing function. Special attention is directed to features which ensure that an appropriate safety-related performance is achieved. An ESPE may include optional safety-related functions, the requirements for which are given in Annex A of IEC 61946-1:2012 and of this part. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2006. It constitutes a technical revision and includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- Requirements have been corrected and made easier to understand.
- Test procedures have been revised to make them easier to perform and to improve repeatability.
- Guidance is provided for the evaluation and verification of AOPDs using design techniques for which the test procedures of this part are not sufficient.

This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 61496-1:2012.

Project

IEC 61496-2:2013 ED3

Safety of machinery - Electro-sensitive protective equipment - Part 2: Particular requirements for equipment using active opto-electronic protective devices (AOPDs)

 

 

Associated Documents:

44/824/RR

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