IEC 60745-1:2001 Withdrawn

Hand-held motor-operated electric tools - Safety - Part 1: General requirements


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Deals with the safety of hand-held motor-operated or magnetically driven electric tools. The rated voltage of the tools is not more than 250 V for single-phase a.c. or d.c., and 440 V for three-phase a.c. tools. It covers tools with an electric heating element. It also covers hand-held tools which can be mounted on a support for use as fixed tools. This standard does not apply to: tools used in explosive atmospheres, tools for preparing and processing food, tools for medical purposes (see IEC 60611), and heating tools which are covered by IEC 60335-2-45.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2001-12-17
Available language(s)English, Spanish
TC/SCTC 116 - Safety of motor-operated electric toolsrss
ICS25.140.20 - Electric tools
File size748 KB

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