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DIN EN IEC 61496-1 VDE 0113-201:2021-06

* German Language Version *

Safety of machinery – Electro-sensitive protective equipment

Part 1: General requirements and tests

(IEC 61496-1:2020); German version EN IEC 61496-1:2020
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2021-06
VDE Art. No.: 0100631

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This part of IEC 61496 specifies general requirements for the design, construction and testing of non-contact electro-sensitive protective equipment (ESPE) designed specifically to detect persons as part of a safety related system. Special attention is directed to functional and design requirements that ensure an appropriate safety-related performance is achieved. An ESPE may include optional safety-related functions.