Standardization Activities

Systematic review of the VDMA unit sheet 23902 "Cast structural components in wind turbines" shows the success.
How COVID-19 influences standardization work in the field of drive technology.
Overview of the DIN- and ISO-standardization committees of 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

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

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

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.
19.10.2020
During the second information day, we would like to give you an insight into the final version of the SCIP database, clarify the legal framework, show you approaches for the identification of SVHC substances in products and discuss the implementation of the requirements of the EU Waste Framework Directive in practice.
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?
VDMA position paper on the classification of gearboxess and geared motors under the Machinery Directive revised.
Dirk Stemmjack
Dirk Stemmjack
Power Transmission Engineering, Standardization and Technology, Mechanical Drives
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