Position Papers


Ref. CETOP POSITION PAPERS
 PP07 Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC)
This document describes the agreed CETOP position on the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) and its application to fluid power systems and components.
This document is an update and became valid as of 26 May 2010. Compared with the previous version of the Position Paper, there have been only minor modifications. These are described on page 3 of the document.PP07 Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) - French version
Reference of this translation is the English version of PP 07 Machinery Directive. The translation is in the responsibility of the local association who is providing an additional service.
 PP06 Finalised CETOP Position Paper "Pressure Equipment Directive - Fluids"
Withdrawn 2001. Content incorporated into PP04.
PP05 CETOP Statement concerning the Proposal for a New Draft of the "Machinery" Directive (II/4101/97 rev. 2, 21/01/1998)
This document describes the agreed CETOP position on the proposed 3rd amendment to the directive and the terminology used (e.g. ‘safety components’, ‘quasi-machine’, etc.)Withdrawn December 2009
PP04 EC Directive "Pressure Equipment" (97/23/EC)
This document describes the agreed CETOP position on the directive and its application to fluid power systems and components.
PP03 Draft EEC Directive "Noise Emission by Equipment used Outdoors"
Withdrawn 2001. CETOP comments considered in development of EC Directive 2000/14/EC
PP02 EEC Directive "Electromagnetic Compatibility" (89/336/EEC)
This document describes the agreed CETOP position on the directive and its application to fluid power components.Withdrawn May 2008.
PP01 EEC Directive "Safety of Machinery" (98/37/EC)
The machinery directive (98/37/EC) continues to apply for many products (listed in Chapter 1, Article 1) placing on the market before the 29th December 2009. Therefore, the Position Paper PP01 linked to the directive (98/37/EC) is still useful.
Products covered by the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) have to fulfil its requirements when they are placed on the market for first time use with effect from 29th December 2009. There was no transition period between the old and the new Machinery Directive - see PP07.