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Reference EN 60745-2-5:2010
Title Hand-held motor-operated electric tools - Safety - Part 2-5: Particular requirements for circular saws
Project Number 21832
Abstract/Scope IEC 60745-2-5:2010 deals with the safety of hand-held motor-operated or magnetically driven electric tools, specific requirements for all types of circular saws. The rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase a.c. or d.c., and 440 V for three-phase a.c. tools. This standard does not apply to saws used with abrasive wheels. The principal changes in this edition as compared with the fourth edition are as follows: - clause 17 introduction of endurance tests in practical use for the guards of all types of saws; - clause 19 clarifications and editorial improvements in respect to the guarding; - annex M editorial improvements. This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60745-1:2006.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2010-10-08
Current Stage code deadline 2011-10-01
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Directive(s) MD (2006/42/EC)
Mandate(s) M/396
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 116
Reference Document IEC 60745-2-5:2010 (MOD)
ICS 25.140.20 - Electric tools
25.140.30 - Hand-operated tools
Keywords Hand-held; Motor-operated; Tool; Circular; Saw
Note Supersedes EN 60745-2-5:2007 + A11:2009 * To be used in conjunction with EN 60745-1:2009 * Incorporates FprEN 60745-2-5:2010/FprAB:2010 (pr=22252)
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6060 2010-10-08 2011-10-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2010-10-01    
5061 2010-08-25 2010-10-01  
5060 2010-07-05 2010-08-05 export to doc file  EN
5020 2010-04-30 2010-07-02  
3090 2009-01-09 2009-03-31  
5060 2008-09-08 2008-09-22 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-04-04 2008-09-05  
1090 2008-04-01 2008-04-04  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2010-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2010-10-08
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2011-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2011-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2013-10-01


Supersedes EN 60745-2-5:2007
EN 60745-2-5:2007/A11:2009
Superseded by FprEN 62841-2-5:2014
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(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.