Safety of transportable motor-operated electric tools
VDE-classification: VDE 0740
This testing standard, consisting of part 1 and 2, applies for electroc-motoric or magnetically-driven tools to be operated indoors or outdooes with following characteristics:
a) easily-movable by one person, simple devices may be integrated to facilitate the transport as e.g. handles, wheels or similar
b) Operation in a safe, stationary position with or without fixing, as e.g. quick clampening devices, screws or similar
c) Operation under operator´s control
d) not intended for serial- or assembly line production
e) intended for electric supply by connection lead and plug
f) for maximum rated voltages up to 250 V 1-phase, AC current or 440 V 3-phase AC
g) max. rated consumption up to 2.500 W for 1-phase AC current or DC-current and 4.000 W for 3-phase AC.
SCHLEICH supplies testers that are especially designed for this testing standard. They are very user-friendly, ideal in practice and prepare all necessary documents and certificates after the test.
Due to copyright reasons we are not allowed to publish any details of this standard. The decisive factor for the specific application is the currently valid testing standard. This testing standard can be purchased for example from publishers VDE or Beuth.