TÜV SÜD supports manufacturers with the implementation of the new legal requirements for lifts in Singapore

Safety components for lifts

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(PresseBox) - Singapore has revised the rules for safety-critical lift components in its newly launched standard for lifts SS 550:2020. As a result, type examination in accordance with the EN 81-50 European standard and performed by an accredited and listed certification company is now a requirement for component approval.

Safety-critical components in accordance with SS 550:2020 include landing door locks, safety gears, overspeed governors, safety circuits including electronic components and programmable electronic systems in safety-related applications for lifts (PESSRAL). In contrast to the EU Lifts Directive 2014/33/EU, car door locks are also defined as safety components in the Singapore standard.

?By offering type examinations, we help manufacturers to demonstrate that their products are in conformity with the new requirements?, says Jonas Conrady, Department Manager New Technologies in the Lifts, Cranes and Conveyors Business Unit of T

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Date: 01/28/2021 - 04:41
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