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CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 60745-2-23-13 (R2023)
This is the harmonized CSA Group and UL standard for Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools - Safety - Part 2-23: Particular Requirements for Die Grinders and Small Rotary Tools. It is the first edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60745-2-23 and the first edition of UL 60745-2-23.
This standard is based on IEC 60745-2-23, first edition published December 2012.
This harmonized standard was prepared by CSA Group and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL). The efforts and support of the Harmonization Working Group for the Adoption of the IEC 60745 Series of Tool Standards 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 approved as a National Standard of Canada by the Standards Council of Canada.
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 DIE GRINDERS and small ROTARY TOOLS for mounted accessories not exceeding 55 mm in diameter and mounted sanding accessories not exceeding 80 mm in diameter such as
- threaded CONES OR PLUGS that are threaded on a mandrel with an unrelieved shoulder flange
- mandrel MOUNTED WHEELS, and
- rotary files
with a RATED SPEED not exceeding a peripheral speed of the accessory of 80 m/s at RATED CAPACITY.
This standard does not apply to straight and vertical grinders utilizing flanges for driving an abrasive accessory. Those tools are covered by IEC 60745-2-3.