IEC 62841-3-5:2022 applies to band saws intended for cutting wood and analogous materials, plastics and metals, except magnesium. This document does not apply to transportable scroll saws and jig saws with a reciprocating blade. This document does not apply to
- hand-held band saws;
- non-vertical saws; and
- wire saws.
NOTE 101 It is planned that a document on transportable scroll saws and jig saws will be published.
NOTE 102 Hand-held band saws will be covered by a future part of IEC 62841-2.
NOTE 103 In Europe (EN IEC 62841-3-5), the following conditions apply:
This document does not apply to stationary band saws intended to cut wood and similar materials. Stationary band saws that are intended to cut wood and similar materials are covered by EN 1807-1.
This document applies to band saws having a mass of:
- maximum 25 kg for tools capable of being lifted by hand by one person;
- maximum 50 kg for tools capable of being lifted by hand by two persons.