The Association for Print Technologies serves as Administrative Secretariat to B65.

GENERAL PRINTING EQUIPMENT STANDARDS

Subcommittee 0 – General Requirements

Safety specification for the design and construction of new equipment used in prepress systems, printing press systems, binding and finishing systems, converting systems and stand-alone platen presses. This includes equipment used in stand-alone mode or in combination with other machines, including ancillary equipment, in which all the machine actuators (e.g. drives) of the equipment are controlled by the same control system.
 

PRESS SAFETY

Subcommittee 1 – Printing Press Safety

Safety standards for design and use of web-fed and sheet-fed printing press systems, including drive controls, safety signaling systems, mechanical safety devices, warning labels and symbology.
 

BINDERY SAFETY

Subcommittee 2 – Bindery System Safety

Safety standards for the design of binding and finishing systems, including drive controls, safety signaling systems, mechanical safety devices, warning labels and symbology.

BINDERY CUTTER SAFETY STANDARDS

Subcommittee 3 – Bindery Cutting Machine Safety

Safety standards for machines with cutting knives, including drive controls, safety signaling devices, mechanical safety devices, warning labels and symbology.

PLATEN PRESS SAFETY STANDARDS

Subcommittee 4 – Platen Press Safety

Safety standards for the design and use of web-fed and sheet-fed stand alone platen press systems intended for die-cutting, embossing, foil stamping and/or printing of paper products.

INK MAKING EQUIPMENT STANDARDS

Subcommittee 6 – Safety of Ink Making Equipment

B65/NAPIM 177.1-200x Safety standard – Three-roller printing ink mills and B65/NAPIM 177.2-200x Safety standard – Printing ink vertical post mixers.

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