Posted in CE Marking on May 16, 2016 by Warren Spiers
Who likes writing manuals? Exactly. So we should give some thought to what needs to be provided in a manual beforehand to avoid having to repeat the process in reverse further down the line. Often a machine is in fact an assembly of smaller machines, whether they be standalone or machines in their own right, partly complete machines requiring assembly, safety components, or lifting accessories. The final machine assembly will inevitably include components declared to other directives such as LVD, EMCD etc. and then some parts which are not covered a CE marking directive at all.
Posted in CE Marking on Jan 21, 2016 by Warren Spiers
You probably know that new machinery should have a CE mark on it. You might not know the lines of responsibility for that CE mark and its associated requirements. This guide highlights the myths and facts and answers your burning questions around the CE marking of machines with a particular focus on large plant. Large plant will normally be classified as an assembly of machines (AOM) for the purposes of the Machinery Directive (MD).