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Machinery directive 2006/42/EC

All machinery and safety components for machinery are subjected to directive 2006/42/EC, known as "machinery directive".

This directive requires CE marking on all products, which must also be accompanied by the EC declaration of conformity.
The essential requirements of the machinery directive mainly concern its mechanical and electrical safety, as well as the product documentation and its instructions for use.

In co-operation with certification bodies, CTAI can provide the following services:

  • Identification of the applicable requirements of the directive and the relevant harmonized standards
  • Choice of application modules of the directive
  • Execution of regulation compliance testing in affiliated laboratories
  • Risk analysis and technical file
  • Machinery testing with issue of test report
  • Training courses for design, verification and validation of safety components and safety systems


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