Category Archives: Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

CE marking and the China Export mark

There are two commonly used markings on equipment that are very similar in appearance but mean different things. The CE marking is a European compliance marking and indicates compliance to all applicable European CE marking Directives (like the Machinery Directive … Continue reading

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Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC Article 1 (2) (k)

  Previously we discussed some of the legal questions about compliance to either the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC or the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU. This one question has led to many discussions at F2. Usually it starts with, “well, does a … Continue reading

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Machinery Directive or the Low Voltage Directive… which one?

The Machinery Directive and the Low Voltage Directive: how do I know which one? The Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC and the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU can both be applied to certain machines or equipment. The Machinery Directive excludes the Low Voltage … Continue reading

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CE marking and the requirement for translations

Your compliance requirements for export to the EU do not stop with putting the CE marking on your equipment. Depending upon the applicable CE marking Directives that are relevant to your equipment, you may be required to prepare or be … Continue reading

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