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БДС EN 12012-1:2019

Plastics and rubber machines - Size reduction machines - Part 1: Safety requirements for blade granulators and shredders

Jan 15, 2019

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60.60     Jan 15, 2019



European Standard



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This European Standard specifies the essential safety requirements applicable to the design and construction of blade granulators and shredders used to reduce the size of products made from plastics and/or rubber.
Machines considered in this European Standard begin at the outer edge of the feeding device/feed opening and end at the discharge area.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations or hazardous events during all phases of the machine life cycle (see Annex A), when blade granulators and shredders are used as intended and under conditions of misuse that are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer.
This European Standard does not deal with:
- equipment for feeding material or discharging processed material that is not an integral part of the machine;
- machines intended to process materials that could be hazardous to health or flammable materials (e.g. expanded foam material).
This European Standard is not applicable to blade granulators and shredders that are manufactured before the date of its publication.

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)


Life cycle


БДС EN 12012-1:2019
60.60 Standard published
Jan 15, 2019

Related project

Adopted from EN 12012-1:2018