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Reference EN 60204-31:1998
Title Safety of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines - Part 31: Particular safety and EMC requirements for sewing machines, units and systems
Project Number 5731
Abstract/Scope Applies to the use of electrical and electronic equipment to sewing machines, units and systems, designed specifically for professional use in the sewing industry. Needs to be used in conjunction with EN 60204-1.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1998-08-28
Current Stage code deadline 1999-06-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) EMC (2004/108/EC), MD (98/37/EC)
Mandate(s) M/404
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 44
Reference Document IEC 60204-31:1996 (MOD)
ICS 29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
61.080 - Sewing machines and other equipment for the clothing industry
Keywords Machinery; Sewing machine; Safety
Note To be read with EN 60204-1:1992 * Supersedes EN 60204-3-1:1990 * Corrigendum to EN issued August 2000 * Superseded by EN 60204-31:2013
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1998-08-28 1999-06-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1998-08-01 1998-09-01  
5062 1998-06-09 1998-08-01  
5020 1997-10-24 1998-04-30  
1090 1997-01-23 1997-09-17  
1090 1994-03-30 1995-11-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1998-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1998-08-28
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1998-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1999-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-06-01


Supersedes EN 60204-3-1:1990
Superseded by EN 60204-31:2013
Normative reference (6) ISO 4915:1991
ISO 4916:1991
EN 60664-1:2003
EN 60721-3-3:1995
EN 61000-4-2:1995
EN 61000-4-3:1996
EN 61000-4-4:1995
EN 61058-1:1992

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