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The October 10 2012 CEN has released the EN 16005 safety in use of motorized pedestrian doors.
This standard defines the minimum safety requirements that must be met by all types of motorized pedestrian doors: sliding, swinging and revolving. They are, however, excluded the doors located on the platforms of subways and railways with trains without operators, the gates of fire compartmentation and special features of the "security" of the doors installed in banks or in restricted areas of airports.
The standard addresses with a dynamic approach to issues relating to the safety in use of motorized pedestrian doors, simply defining the risks that must be protected and minimum protection acceptable and leaving manufacturers complete freedom on the technical choices to be taken to achieve the objectives of safety requirements. This not only allows manufacturers to prepare technical solutions adapted to the specific situation and needs of the client, but also the opportunity and the means to assess the safety of doors innovative not stopping or hindering the technical evolution of products.
The 5 December, beginning at 10 in the morning, UNAC, at the headquarters of ANIMA via Scarsellini 13 in Milan, will hold a seminar depth of topics covered by the new rule. Will be illustrated in detail both the minimum security requirements required by the standard for the various types of ports that the tests to be performed to verify them. The initial part of the seminar will also discuss the way forward for manufacturers to declare the conformity of their doors to the Machinery Directive.
Designers and installers will have the opportunity to explore the issues related to security in the use of motorized pedestrian doors and clarify all possible doubts about the new rule confronting the convenor of the working group that produced the CEN EN 16005.
|The conference poster UNAC Safety in use of motorized pedestrian doors - 5 December 2012.pdf||89.91 KB|