News in sight for the bridge and gantry cranes!

Friday, 05 February 2021 15:29 Machinery Directive
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New requirements for bridge and gantry cranes able to travel by wheels on rails, runways or roadway surfaces, and to gantry cranes without wheels mounted in a stationary position!

EN 15011:2020 applies to bridge and gantry cranes able to travel by wheels on rails, runways or roadway surfaces, and to gantry cranes without wheels mounted in a stationary position.
Note: light crane systems are covered by EN 16851.

This document specifies requirements for all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to bridge and gantry cranes when used as intended and under conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, but it does not include requirements for the lifting of persons.
The specific hazards due to potentially explosive atmospheres, ionizing radiation and operation in electromagnetic environment beyond the scope of EN 61000-6-2 are not covered by this standard.

Standard with a previous version harmonised under Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
EN 15011:2011+A1:2014 Cranes - Bridge and gantry cranes

 

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