This document defines the characteristics of continuous tunnel washer and gives the usual test methods for these characteristics with regard to machine capacity, power consumption and productivity. It is applicable for use as a reference in the drafting of purchasing orders for continuous tunnel washer. In addition it is recommended for determination of energy consumption and productivity according to Directive 2009/125 EC. This document excludes the energy consumption for dewatering of the load. Furthermore, the document describes standard methods for measuring principal performance characteristics of continuous tunnel washer. It does not cover safety requirements (see EN ISO 10472-3).
When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.
DIRECTIVE 2010/30/EU OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 19 May 2010 on the indication by labelling and standard product information of the consumption of energy and other resources by energy-related products (recast)
Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-related products
БДС EN 17116-3:2019
60.60 Standard published
Oct 16, 2019