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IEC 62841-3-1 Testing

Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 3-1: transportable table saws

IEC 62841-3-1 Abstract:

IEC 62841 3 1 and EN 62841 3 1 applies to transportable table saws with:

  • A toothed single blade; or
  • Stacked blades that cut a single groove or slot; or
  • A molding head cutter intended for cutting wood and analogous materials, plastics and nonferrous metals except magnesium with a saw blade diameter between 105 mm and 315 mm, which hereinafter may simply be referred to as saw or tool.

The rated voltage is not more than 250 V for single-phase A.C. or D.C. tools, and 480 V for three-phase A.C. tools. The rated input is not more than 3 700 W.

IEC 62841-3-1 compliance testing deals with the hazards presented by tools which are encountered by all persons in the normal use and reasonably foreseeable misuse of the tools. EN 62841-3-1 testing does not apply to table saws intended to cut other metals, such as magnesium, steel and iron. This standard does not apply to table saws with an automatic feeding device. This standard does not apply to saws designed for use with abrasive wheels. This standard does not apply to table saws with more than one spindle such as for a scoring blade.

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Related Standards:

IEC 62841-1 General requirements

IEC 62841-2-2 Hand-held screwdrivers and impact wrenches

IEC 62841-2-4 Hand-held sanders and polishers other than disc type

IEC 62841-2-5 Hand-held circular saws

IEC 62841-2-8 Hand-held shears and nibblers

IEC 62841-2-9 Hand-held tappers and threaders

IEC 62841-2-11 Hand-held reciprocating saws

IEC 62841-2-14 Hand-held planers

IEC 62841-3-4 Transportable bench grinders

IEC 62841-3-6 Transportable diamond drills with liquid system

IEC 62841-3-9 Transportable mitre saws

IEC 62841-3-10 Transportable cut-off machines