This is the harmonized CSA and UL standard for Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools – Safety – Part 2-5: Particular Requirements for Circular Saws. It is the fourth edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60745-2-5 and the fifth edition of UL 60745-2-5. This standard is based on IEC 60745-2-5, fifth edition. This standard (CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60745-2-5, fourth edition and UL 60745-2-5, fifth edition) supersedes the third edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60745-2-5 and the fourth edition of UL 60745-2-5, published in 2007.
This harmonized standard was prepared by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL).
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 approved as a National Standard of Canada by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC).
This standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard.
Where reference is made to a specific number of samples to be tested, the specified number is considered a minimum quantity.
Note: Although the intended primary application of this standard is stated in its scope, it is important to note that it remains the responsibility of the users of the standard to judge its suitability for their particular purpose.
This clause of part 1 is applicable, except as follows:
This standard applies to circular saws, which hereinafter will be referred to as saws.
This standard does not apply to saws designed for use with abrasive wheels.
NOTE Saws designed for use with abrasive wheels as cut-off machines are covered by IEC 60745-2-22.