This document deals with foreseeable significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to molding and coremaking machinery and associated equipment when used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 5). It provides the requirements to be met by the manufacturer to ensure the safety of persons and property during the life-cycle phases in accordance with ISO 12100:2010, 5.4, as well as in the event of foreseeable failures or malfunctions that can occur in the equipment.
This document applies to the following equipment:
a) machinery constructed to condition and/or reclaim foundry sands for mold and coremaking (including related moldable granular materials);
b) molding machinery;
c) coremaking machinery;
d) knock-out equipment;
e) other directly associated equipment.
This document does not apply to:
— ladles and pouring equipment;
NOTE This equipment is covered within the European Union (EU) by EN 1247:2010.
— wax and lost foam pattern production and wax removal equipment;
— additive manufacturing equipment;
— dust and/or gaseous emissions reduction equipment;
— crane installations;
— continuous conveyors or handling systems which can be an integral part of the equipment covered by this document;
— sand and casting separation systems.
This document does not explicitly deal with electrical hazards. These hazards are covered by IEC 60204-1: 2016