RDS and the EU Machinery Directive

If you are looking for the way to code machinery in accordance with the European Machinery Directive (MD), you have come to the right place.

This free document about Machinery Directive EN 60204-1 and EN 81346 (click here to download) describes identification and marking of components in the form of reference designations prepared in accordance with ISO/IEC/EN 81346, viewed in relation to the requirements in EN 60204-1:2006 ‘Safety of machinery – Electrical equipment of machines. Part 1: General requirements’.

The download document is free of charge. It has the main purpose to explain the requirements of marking equipment on machinery in accordance with the European Machinery Directive no. 2006/42/EC. The technique and requirements for establishing identifiers (e.g. TAG’s) shall be in accordance with ISO/IEC /EN 81346 standard series: “Industrial systems, installations and equipment and industrial products – Structuring principles and reference designations”.

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