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Instruction Manuals are a major part of CE marking of machinery.


Safe Machine Ltd. can provide Instruction Manuals for most machines by using experienced Technical Authors who have written many Instruction Manuals for individual machines and complex assemblies. Cost depends on complexity.

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Whilst Instructions are a major part of CE marking machinery, they are often the part of the process that is most forgotten about.

The reason technical documentation is included in the CE marking process is because it is essential that there is sufficient information provided with the machine to ensure that it can be installed, adjusted, operated, maintained and now, dismantled and disposed of without putting persons, property or the environment at risk.

The type & complexity of manual would depend on the type of machine, the predicted knowledge base of the user and the type of industry it likely to be used in. However the basic concept would be the same to provide sufficient information to ensure that the machine can be used safely in all aspects of its life.

Safe Machines Ltd. manuals and documentation are prepared by engineers who both understand machinery and the needs of the users.

Machinery Manuals will comply with EN 82079-1:2012

Safe Machine Ltd Technical Author’s have prepared documentation for most industry sectors from Food through to Nuclear power generation, and from installing a snow plough onto tractors to describing how to remove the landing gear from Aircraft with many production lines in between.

In addition to preparing instruction manuals we can assist you with the preparation of:

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Machinery Training documentation
  • Training matrixes
  • Detailed Maintenance procedures
  • Maintenance Schedules
  • Parts lists
  • Illustrated parts lists
  • Manual Pack preparation – collation of vendor manuals & other information
  • Design & Specification of machine labelling & markings
  • Document Translation
  • Solid modelling – Solid works & Catia
  • Stress Calculations

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