The CE marking is a conformity mark required for certain product categories within the European Economic Area (EEA). It indicates that the product complies with the applicable European laws or EU directives, including health, safety, and environmental requirements.
So, when we say that the bulk material sampling is "CE-compliant," it means that the equipment and methods used for sampling adhere to the relevant European standards and directives. This could include, for example:
- Machinery Safety: The machines and equipment used for sampling meet the requirements of the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC).
- Electromagnetic Compatibility: Electronic devices used during sampling comply with the requirements of the Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (2014/30/EU).
- ATEX Directive: If the sampling takes place in a potentially explosive atmosphere, the equipment and methods must comply with the requirements of the ATEX Directive (2014/34/EU).
This list is not exhaustive, and specific requirements may vary depending on the type of bulk material and the specific sampling methods. It is important for companies conducting sampling to understand the relevant standards and directives and ensure that their practices are compliant to ensure safety and avoid legal issues.