This is the harmonized CSA Group and UL Standard for Electric Motor-Operated Hand-Held Tools, Transportable Tools And Lawn And Garden Machinery – Safety – Part 3-1: Particular Requirements For Transportable Table Saws. It is the First edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 62841-3-1 and the First edition of UL 62841-3-1. This harmonized Standard has been jointly revised on June 10, 2022. For this purpose, CSA Group and UL are issuing revision pages dated June 10, 2022.
This harmonized standard is based on IEC Publication 62841-3-1: First edition, Electric Motor-Operated Hand-Held Tools, Transportable Tools And Lawn And Garden Machinery – Safety – Part 3-1: Particular Requirements For Transportable Table Saws issued June 2014, as revised by Amendment No. 1 issued March 2021. IEC publication 62841-3-1 is copyrighted by the IEC.
This harmonized standard was prepared by CSA Group and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL). The efforts and support of the International Harmonization Committee (IHC) for the adoption of the IEC series of standards for Hand-Held, Motor-Operated, and Transportable Tools and Lawn and Garden Machinery UL are gratefully acknowledged.
This standard is considered suitable for use for conformity assessment within the stated scope of the standard.
This standard was reviewed by the CSA Subcommittee on Safety of Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools, under the jurisdiction of the CSA Technical Committee on Consumer and Commercial Products and the CSA Strategic Steering Committee on Requirements for Electrical Safety, and has been formally approved by the CSA Technical Committee. This standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This clause of Part 1 is applicable, except as follows:
This part of IEC 62841 applies to transportable table saws with
– a toothed single blade; or – stacked blades that cut a single groove or slot; or
– a moulding head cutter
intended for cutting wood and analogous materials, plastics and nonferrous metals except magnesium with a saw blade diameter between 105 mm and 315 mm, which hereinafter may simply be referred to as saw or tool.
This standard does not apply to table saws intended to cut other metals, such as magnesium, steel and iron. This standard does not apply to table saws with an automatic feeding device.
This standard does not apply to saws designed for use with abrasive wheels.
NOTE 101 Saws designed for use with abrasive wheels as cut-off machines are covered by IEC 62841-3-10.
This standard does not apply to table saws with more than one spindle such as for a scoring blade.
NOTE 102 In Europe (EN 62841-3-1), the following conditions apply:
This standard applies to table 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.
This standard does not apply to stationary table saws.
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