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One of the exclusions from CE Marking listed within the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) is “agricultural and forestry tractors [only] for the risks covered by [Tractors] Directive 2003/37/EC with the exclusion of machinery mounted on these vehicles” (Article 1 (2) (e)). Hence such tractors in effect required assessment against both Machinery and Tractors Directives. This peculiar […]
August 2, 2017
The second edition of the Guide to Application of the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) originally published by the European Commission in June 2010 was amended in July to become edition 2.1. The guide provides useful insight into fulfilling CE Marking obligations for equipment under the scope of the Directive. The Guide has been updated to include […]
July 13, 2017
The majority of CE Marking Legislation defines a number of different types of ‘Economic Operators’, one of those being the Manufacturer. The traditional interpretation of a manufacturer is the person or organisation that manufactures the product, however under CE Marking legislation, the term is defined a little differently. Under the New Legislative Framework (NLF), a […]
June 13, 2017
The new Radio Equipment Directive (RED) has now come into force (on the 13th June) requiring manufacturers of equipment featuring radio devices to now declare their products against the new RED! The new Directive has some significant differences between the new RED and the old Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (R&TTE) Directive, but one of […]
May 26, 2017
The RoHS Directive covers the CE Marking requirements on the restriction of use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). This Directive has been around for several years and is well known throughout the electronics industry, however companies are often unaware that the scope of the RoHS Directive has been slowly expanding. […]