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БДС EN 60204-1:2019

Safety of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines - Part 1: General requirements

Jan 15, 2019
Nov 14, 2019

General information

60.60     Jan 15, 2019



European Standard

13.110     29.020     13.11     29.02  

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IEC 60204-1:2016 is available as IEC 60204-1:2016
RLV which contains the International Standard and its Red line
version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to
the previous edition.

IEC 60204-1:2016 applies to electrical, electronic and programmable electronic equipment and systems to machines not portable by hand while working, including a group of machines working together in a co-ordinated manner. The equipment covered by this part of IEC 60204 commences at the point of connection of the supply to the electrical equipment of the machine. This sixth edition cancels and replaces the fifth edition published in 2005. It constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

- added requirements to address applications involving power drive systems (PDS);

- revised electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements;

- clarified overcurrent protection requirements;

- requirements for determination of the short circuit current rating of the electrical equipment;

- revised protective bonding requirements and terminology;

- reorganization and revision to Clause 9, including requirements pertaining to safe torque off of PDS, emergency stop, and control circuit protection;

- revised symbols for actuators of control devices;

- revised technical documentation requirements;

- general updating to current special national conditions, normative standards, and bibliographical references.

Directives and Regulations

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 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)


Directive 2014/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits


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БДС EN 60204-1:2019
60.60 Standard published
Jan 15, 2019


prБДС EN 60204-1:2018/A1:2022


prБДС EN IEC 60204-1:2023

Related project

Adopted from EN 60204-1:2018

Adopted from IEC 60204-1:2016 ED6