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Document ID (ISN)37162
CIS number 82-338
Year 1979
Convention or series no. CE Résolution AP(79)2
Council of Europe, Committee of Ministers
Title Resolution on the design, construction and use of guillotines in the paper and printing industries
Original title Résolution concernant la conception, la construction et l'emploi des massicots droits utilisés dans l'industrie du papier et des arts graphiques [in French]
Bibliographic information Direction de la presse et de l'information, 67006 Strasbourg Cedex, France, 1980. 7p.
Abstract Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 13 Sept. 1979, this resolution specifies the provisions it recommends the 7 States parties to the Partial Agreement (Belgium, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands and United Kingdom) and the Government of Austria, should bear in mind in drawing up their regulations on the use of guillotines defined in the text. The provisions apply to guillotines designed for cutting reams or piles of sheets of paper or other soft materials and used in the paper and printing industries, but not to multiple-knife guillotines or guillotines incorporated in automated production lines. Sections deal with: description and operation; general design and construction of guillotines; control mechanisms; safety devices (dual hand controls, beam guards, mobile guard devices, mobile guard screens); specifications for electrical circuits, pneumatic controls and hydraulic circuits; general provisions; checking, inspection and testing; repairs and maintenance.
Descriptors (primary) printing and duplicating; paper and paper products industry; paper guillotines and trimmers; CE
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; description of equipment; hydraulic control systems; control circuits; maintenance and repair; directive; control elements; electrical safety; electronic guards; two-hand controls; screens; pneumatic control systems
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Paper and paper products industry