Standardization Activities

Systematic review of the VDMA unit sheet 23902 "Cast structural components in wind turbines" shows the success.
Experiences from standardization after one year with special.
Overview of the DIN and ISO standardization committees and standards in the Power Transmission Engineering Association.
Interpreting and implementing European directives and organizing standardization are the key aspects of the representation of our member companies' technical interests, which is conducted by the staff in the office.

International Standardization

Work on the Technical Specification for Determining the Scuffing Load Capacity of Bevel and Hypoid Gears and Example Calculations Finished.
Revision of ISO 4156 Parts 1 to 3 completed - 2021 edition about to be published.
On 18 March 2019, the joint plenary meeting of the ISO/TC 60 "Gears" and its Subcommittees SC 1 and SC 2 took place in Senlis (France).
New edition of the basic standards concerning the calculation of load capacity of spur and helical gears (ISO 6336-1, -2, -3 and -6) available.
The revision of ISO 4156 series has started with a Kick-off Meeting taken place on 15. and 16. April 2019 in Frankfurt.

National Standardization

With DIN-NA 060-34-15-01 AK, the Power Transmission Engineering Division addresses the topic of "plastic gears”.
ISO 6336-5:2016 "Load capacity calculation of spur and helical gears - Part 5: Strength and material qualities" available as manuscript translation.
The revision of the basic standard for the load capacity calculation of spur and helical gears is about to be completed.

VDMA Specifications

Design of plain bearings in main gearboxes of wind turbines
VDMA-Specification on "Reliability Assessment for Wind Energy Gearboxes" ready for publication.

Asset Publisher

VDMA position paper on the classification of gearboxess and geared motors under the Machinery Directive revised.
05.01.2021
The member companies of the VDMA use chromium trioxide (chromium VI) especially in the field of functional hard chrome plating or decorative chrome plating. Chromium VI is subject to approval by the EU chemicals regulation REACH. The approval procedure for functional hard chrome plating has now been completed after four years.
16.12.2020
You are invited to participate in the third online information session on "Fundamentals SCIP". The web conference focusing on the fundamentals will take place on 21 January 2021 from 9:00-13:00.
18.11.2020
The Association Information on the new information requirements for substances in articles from the EU Waste Framework Directive provides an overview of the topic and deals with the national implementation.
Please take the opportunity to give us feedback on the technical implementation and the economic effort you have made.
26.06.2020
The current version of the official guide to the Machinery Directive is now available in German.
26.06.2020
The SVHC candidate list has been extended by four new substances and now contains 209 substances
14.08.2020
January 1, 2021 means the end of CE marking in the United Kingdom. What do manufacturers have to do then? Are there transition periods?
Dirk Stemmjack
Dirk Stemmjack
Power Transmission Engineering, Standardization and Technology, Mechanical Drives
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