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April 29, 2021

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN “MACHINE” AND “ALMOST MACHINE”

Did you know that according to the Machinery Directive 2006/42 / EC there are “Machines and Almost Machines”?

Machine
“Set, equipped or intended to be equipped with a drive system other than human or animal force directly applied, composed of parts or components connected together, of which at least one is mobile, joined together in solidarity with a view to a defined application “

Almost Machine
“Assembly that almost constitutes a machine, but that cannot assure itself a specific application, as is the case of a drive system and that is intended to be exclusively incorporated or assembled in other machines or other quasi-machines or equipment with a view to the construction of a machine to which this Directive applies “