This European Standard deals with the following roller coating machines (see figures 2 to 4 and normative Annex A for description)
a) single and multi-roller contra-rotating machines (see figure 2)
b) single and multi-roller synchronised machines (see figure 3)
c) single and multi roller- contra-rotating /synchronised machines, so-called combined machines (see figure 4)
The machines are not intended to be used during transportation.
This standard specifies safety requirements for design, construction and operation.
It takes account of intended use, foreseeable misuse, component and systems failure.
This standard takes account of material feeding and handling devices which, when attached to the machine,
become an integral part.
This European standard applies to the machines manufactured after its date of issue.
This standard does not establish any requirements for electromagnetic disturbances.
NOTE Directive 94/9/EC concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres can be applicable to the type of machine or equipment covered by this European Standard. The present standard does not necessarily comply with Directive 94/9/EC. Additional safety requirements in a future revision of this standard may be necessary to satisfy Directive 94/9/EC.
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.