Electrical

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Jul 6, 2020
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Scope:
This International Standard deals with the safety of powered floor treatment machines intended for commercial indoor or outdoor use for the following applications:
– scrubbing
– wet or dry pick-up
– polishing and dry buffing
– application of wax, sealing products and powder based detergents
– shampooing
– stripping, grinding and scarifying of floors with an artificial surface.

Their cleaning motion is more lateral or periodic than linear.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Jul 6, 2020
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Scope:
This Standard deals with the safety of powered ride-on and powered WALK-BEHIND MACHINES intended for commercial indoor or outdoor use for the following applications:
– sweeping
– scrubbing
– wet or dry pick-up
– polishing
– application of wax, sealing products and powder based detergents
– shampooing of floors with an artificial surface.

Their cleaning motion is more linear than lateral or periodic.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Jul 6, 2020
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Scope:
This Standard applies to hand-held grinders, disc-type polishers and disc-type sanders, including angle, straight and vertical tools, intended for use on various materials except magnesium, with a rated capacity not exceeding 230 mm. For grinders, the rated no-load speed does not exceed a peripheral speed of the accessory of 80 m/s at rated capacity.

This standard does not apply to dedicated cut-off machines.

This standard does not apply to orbital polishers and orbital sanders.

This standard does not apply to die grinders.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Jul 9, 2020
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Draft Amendment to C22.2 No. 60335-2-107

Proposed changes are in the amendment document.

The copy of C22.2 No. 60335-2-107 is posted for convenience only. 

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Jul 19, 2020
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Scope:

1.1
These requirements cover single pole locking-type separable attachment plugs, cord connectors, panel inlets, and panel outlets, adapters, and accessories, rated up to a maximum of 800 amperes and up to 600 volts ac or dc and not intended for connection or disconnection under load conditions.

1.2
These devices are intended to provide power from feeders or branch circuits, or are for direct connection to feeders or branch circuits in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), Part I, C22.1, and the National Electrical Code (NEC), ANSI/NFPA-70 for the following applications:

CEC
Amusement parks, midways, carnivals, film and TV sets, TV remote broadcasting locations, traveling shows (Section 66) and similar venues and installations where such temporary connections could be used.

NEC
a) Places of assembly (assembly occupancies) (Article 518)
b) Theaters, audience areas of motion picture and television studios, performance areas, and similar locations (Article 520)
c) Carnivals, circuses, fairs and similar events (Article 525)
d) Motion pictures and television studios and similar locations (Article 530)
e) Motion picture projection rooms (Article 540)
f) Temporary installations such as construction sites (Article 590)

1.3
These devices are not intended for use in hazardous locations.

1.4
Attachment plugs and cord connectors are intended for use with cables, as defined in applicable electrical
codes, having copper conductors only, for use in either outdoor or indoor locations.

1.5
Inlets and outlets are intended for use with cables or bus bars, as defined in applicable electrical codes, having copper conductors only, for use in either outdoor or indoor locations.

1.6
This Standard does not apply to:
a) Plugs, Receptacles, and Cable Connectors, of the Pin and Sleeve Type covered by UL 1682 and CSA C22.2 No. 182.1
b) Devices molded integrally with flexible cord or cable that are covered by the Standard for Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords, UL 817, and Cord Sets and Power Supply Cords, CSA C22.2 No. 21.
c) General and special use devices, such as attachment plugs, receptacles, cord connectors, inlets, current taps, flatiron and appliance plugs, that are covered by the Standard for Attachment Plugs and Receptacles, UL 498, and General Use Receptacles, Attachment Plugs, and Similar Wiring Devices, CSA C22.2 No. 42, Appliance Plugs for Heater Cord Sets, CSA C22.2 No. 57, and Industrial Locking Types, Special Use Attachment Plugs, Receptacles and Connectors, CSA C22.2 No. 182.2. 
d) Single and multi-pole connectors, which may include 3 or more pilot contacts, intended for connection to copper conductors, for use in data, signal, control and power applications within and between electrical
equipment, where exposed, that are covered by the Standard for Component Connectors for Use in Data, Signal, Control and Power Applications, UL 1977, and Special Use Attachment Plugs, Receptacles and Connectors, CSA C22.2 No. 182.3.
e) Devices intended for use in hazardous (Classified) locations that are covered by the Standard for Receptacle-Plug Combinations for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations, UL 1010, and Attachment Plugs,
Receptacles and Similar Wiring Devices for Use in Hazardous Locations: Class I, A, B, C, and D, Class II, Group G in Coal or Coke Dust, and in Gaseous Mines, CSA C22.2 No. 159.
f) Products such as switched interlocks that are covered by the Standard for Industrial Control Equipment, UL 508, and Industrial Control Equipment, CSA C22.2 No. 14.
g) Bus bar clamps covered by the Standard for Portable Power-Distribution Equipment, UL 1640.
h) Portable power distribution units covered by the Standard for Portable Power-Distribution Equipment, UL 1640.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Jul 27, 2020
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1. Scope

1.1
This Standard applies to cord-connected and permanently connected electrically heated pottery kilns for use on nominal system voltages of 600 V or less, designed to be used in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.

1.2
This Standard does not apply to electrical equipment employing high-frequency currents or industrial heating equipment.

1.3
In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the Standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Aug 14, 2020
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1 Scope

This document gives the safety requirements and measures for stationary and displaceable hand-fed single spindle vertical moulding machines, hereinafter referred to as “machines”, designed to cut wood and materials with similar physical characteristics to wood.

NOTE 1 For the definitions of stationary and displaceable machines, see ISO 19085-1:2017, 3.4 and 3.5.

It deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events as listed in Clause 4, relevant to the machines when they are operated, adjusted and maintained as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer including reasonably foreseeable misuse. Also, transport, assembly, dismantling, disabling and scrapping phases are taken into account.

NOTE 2 For relevant but not significant hazards, e.g. sharp edges of the machine frame, see ISO 12100:2010.

It is also applicable to machines fitted with one or more of the following devices/additional working units, whose hazards have been dealt with:

a) device for the arbor to be vertically adjustable relative to the table;
b) device to tilt the arbor;
c) device to fit a manually operated tenoning sliding table;
d) glass bead saw unit;
e) adjustable table insert;
f) device for changing the direction of rotation of the spindle;
g) device for fixing shank mounted tools on the arbor;
h) interchangeable arbor;
i) quick tool/arbor change system;
j) demountable power feed unit;
k) support for the demountable power feed unit with power driven adjustments.

This document does not apply to

1) machines equipped with outboard bearings,
2) machines equipped with powered movements of a front extension table and/or a tenoning sliding table, and
3) machines with an intended maximum tool diameter of less than or equal to 180 mm.

NOTE 3 Hand-held motor-operated electric tools are dealt with in IEC 60745-1 together with IEC 60745-2-17.

NOTE 4 Transportable motor-operated electric tools are dealt with in IEC 61029-1:1990, IEC 61029-2-8:1995/AMD1:1999 and IEC 61029-2-8:1995/AMD2:2001

This document is not applicable to machines intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres or to machines manufactured prior to the date of its publication.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Aug 14, 2020
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1 Scope

This document gives the safety requirements and measures for stationary calibrating and sanding machines, with an integrated feed and one or more sanding belt units positioned above and/or below the work piece level, with manual or automatic loading and/or unloading, hereinafter referred to as “machines”.

It deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events as listed in Clause 4, relevant to the machines, when operated, adjusted and maintained as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, including reasonably foreseeable misuse. Also, transport, assembly, dismantling, disabling and scrapping phases have been taken into account.

NOTE 1 For relevant but not significant hazards, e.g. sharp edges of the machine frame, see ISO 12100:2010.

It is also applicable to machines fitted with one or more of the following devices/additional working units, whose hazards have been dealt with:

— transversal sanding unit;
— cleaning brushing unit;
— satining roller unit;
— disk brushing unit;
— texturing brushing roller unit;
— texturing brushing belt unit;
— cutterblock unit;
— texturing band saw unit;
— spiked roller unit;
— antistatic bars;
— conveyor directly controlled by the machine;
— additional work piece vacuum clamping device.

The machines are designed to calibrate and/or sand work pieces, in shape of panels or beams, consisting of:

a) solid wood;
b) material with similar physical characteristics to wood (see ISO 19085-1:2017, 3.2);
c) gypsum boards, gypsum bounded fibreboards;
d) composite materials with core consisting of e.g. polyurethane or mineral material;
e) composite boards made from the materials listed above;
f) all materials listed above, also already lacquered.

This document does not deal with hazards related to:

— specific devices other than those listed above;
— access through in-feed and out-feed openings of machines with a work piece height capacity greater than 550 mm;
— systems for automatic loading and/or unloading of the work piece to/from a single machine;

NOTE 2 Loading the machine manually includes manually placing the work piece onto a conveyor directly controlled by the machine. Unloading the machine manually includes manually removing the work piece from a conveyor directly controlled by the machine.

— interfacing of the machine with any other machine.

It is not applicable to machines intended for use in potentially explosive atmosphere and to machines manufactured prior to the date of its publication.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Aug 16, 2020
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Overview

In order to align the technical requirements of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) intended for the North American market, CSA Group has published standards whose content has been harmonized for Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. This new harmonized standard contains the construction and performance requirements that are applied to a device that is intended to become an integral part of an overall device or charging system.

This standard works in conjunction with C22.2 NO. 281.1-12 - Standard for Safety for Personnel Protection Systems for Electric Vehicle (EV) Supply Circuits: General Requirements.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Aug 22, 2020
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1 Scope

1.1
This standard applies to non-enclosed and enclosed pullout switches of the detachable type, rated up to 600 V and 400A.

1.2
These requirements do not apply to hinged pullout switches which are covered in C22.2 No. 4, Enclosed and Dead-Front Switches.

1.3
These requirements do not apply to enclosed pullout switches containing more than one independent switch which are covered in C22.2 No. 29, Panelboards.