EN 1417 deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations or hazardous events relevant to two-roll mills for the processing of rubber or plastics. EN 1417 covers two-roll mills intended to be used in normal production and two-roll mills intended to be used in laboratories (testing of mixtures by batch-wise processing of small amounts, not continuously).
This standard applies to powered stock guides, strip-cutting devices, stock blenders, recovery conveyor belts, retractable ploughs, secondary rollers, and supply of heating or cooling fluids. EN 1417 does not apply to the design of a local exhaust ventilation system that might be necessary for specific applications of the machine not known by the manufacturer.
EN 1417 does not apply to two-roll mills manufactured before the date of its publication as a European standard.