What is EN 60204-1:2018 and for whom is it relevant? The EN60204-1 is the basis for
safety inspection of electrical equipment. As IEC60204-1 it is considered worldwide except for the North American market. CE marking of machines
is not possible in practice without the application of the standard. The standard is applicable to all those working in the field of machine safety. This means machine manufacturers, plant constructors, but also operators of machines. What are the changes or highlights of the new standard? The new EN60204 is important for the design of your machines. For example there are new requirements for power drive systems, Definition of EMC requirements are given, the calculation of the short-circuit current
is further defined and chapter 9 on the control circuit and control functions has been revised. There are also new requirements about the technical documentation and clarification with regard to overstorage protection and protective conductor system. By when is the new standard to be implemented? The new standard can be applied immediately. From the 14.09.2021 at the latest there are valuations
are no longer valid according to the old standard and must be changed. We at TÜV Rheinland would be pleased to support you in
Implementation of the requirement of the new standard, so that seamless documentation of their CE marking is guaranteed.