Agricultural machinery - Rotary mowers and flail-mowers - Safety

This standard specifies specific safety requirements and their verification for the design and construction of rotary mowers and flail-mowers with one or several vertical axes or a horizontal axis, mounted, semi-mounted, trailed or self-propelled.
This standard is also applicable to mowers equipped with a conditioning device.
This standard applies only to mowers intended to work at ground level.
NOTE 1   Examples of such machines are given in annex D.1.
It does not apply to:
-   mowers with an articulated arm;
NOTE 2   An example of such a machine is given in annex D.2.
-   pedestrian controlled motor mowers (dealt with in prEN 12733 ) );
-   lawn mowers or machines designed as lawn mowers dealt with in EN 836;
-   inter-row mowing units (dealt with in prEN... 1)).
In addition, it specifies the type of information on safe working practices to be provided by the manufacturer.
The list of significant hazards dealt with in this standard is given in annex A. Annex A also indicates the hazards which have not been dealt with.
Environmental aspects have not been considered in this standard.
This standard applies primarily to machines which are manufactured after the date of issue of the standard.

Landmaschinen - Kreiselmähwerke und Schlegelmäher - Sicherheit

Matériel agricole - Faucheuses rotatives et faucheuses-broyeuses - Sécurité

La présente norme détermine les prescriptions de sécurité spécifiques et les vérifications pour la conception et la
construction des faucheuses rotatives et des faucheuses-broyeuses, à un ou plusieurs axes verticaux ou à axe
horizontal, portées, semi-portées, traînées ou automotrices.
Elle s'applique également aux faucheuses équipées d'un dispositif de conditionnement de fourrage.
Cette norme s'applique exclusivement aux faucheuses destinées à travailler au niveau du sol.
NOTE 1 Des exemples de telles machines sont donnés à l'Annexe D.1.
Elle ne s'applique pas :
— aux machines à bras articulés,
NOTE 2 Un exemple d'une telle machine est donné en Annexe D.2.
— aux motofaucheuses (traitées dans l’EN 12733) ;
— aux tondeuses à gazon ou machines de conception similaire, traitées dans l'EN 836 ;
— aux faucheuses interlignes (traitées dans l’EN 13448).
En outre, elle spécifie le type d'informations que le fabricant doit donner sur les pratiques d'utilisation sûre.
La liste des phénomènes dangereux significatifs traités dans cette norme est donnée en Annexe A. L'Annexe A
indique également les phénomènes dangereux qui n'ont pas été traités.
Les aspects liés à l'environnement n'ont pas été pris en compte dans cette norme.
La présente norme s'applique avant tout aux machines fabriquées après la date de publication de la norme.

Kmetijski stroji - Rotacijske kosilnice in mulčerji - Varnost

General Information

Status
Withdrawn
Publication Date
30-Jun-2009
Withdrawal Date
14-Jun-2012
Current Stage
9960 - Withdrawal effective - Withdrawal
Due Date
15-Jun-2012
Completion Date
15-Jun-2012

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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST EN 745:1999+A1:2009
01-november-2009
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Agricultural machinery - Rotary mowers and flail-mowers - Safety
Landmaschinen - Kreiselmähwerke und Schlegelmäher - Sicherheit
Matériel agricole - Faucheuses rotatives et faucheuses-broyeuses - Sécurité
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 745:1999+A1:2009
ICS:
65.060.50 Oprema za spravilo pridelkov Harvesting equipment
SIST EN 745:1999+A1:2009 en

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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EUROPEAN STANDARD
EN 745:1999+A1
NORME EUROPÉENNE
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
July 2009
ICS 65.060.50 Supersedes EN 745:1999
English Version
Agricultural machinery - Rotary mowers and flail-mowers -
Safety

Matériel agricole - Faucheuses rotatives et faucheuses- Landmaschinen - Kreiselmähwerke und Schlegelmäher -

broyeuses - Sécurité Sicherheit

This European Standard was approved by CEN on 20 February 1999 and includes Amendment 1 approved by CEN on 23 May 2009.

CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European

Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national

standards may be obtained on application to the CEN Management Centre or to any CEN member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translation

under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN Management Centre has the same status as the

official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland,

France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal,

Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
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Management Centre: Avenue Marnix 17, B-1000 Brussels

© 2009 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. EN 745:1999+A1:2009: E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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Contents Page

Foreword ..............................................................................................................................................................3

Introduction .........................................................................................................................................................4

1 Scope ......................................................................................................................................................4

2 Normative references ............................................................................................................................4

3 Definitions ..............................................................................................................................................5

4 Safety requirements and/or measures ................................................................................................6

4.1 General ....................................................................................................................................................6

4.2 Protection against unintentional contact with the tools....................................................................6

4.3 Protection against ejection of projectiles other than parts of the machine ................................. 11

4.4 Protection during handling and transport ....................................................................................... 13

4.5 Additional safety requirements for conditioning device fitted to mowers ................................... 14

4.6 Adjustment controls ........................................................................................................................... 16

4.7 Blades .................................................................................................................................................. 17

5 Verification of safety requirements and/or measures ..................................................................... 17

5.1 Stone ejection test .............................................................................................................................. 17

5.2 Testing of protective canvas ............................................................................................................. 31

6 Information for use ............................................................................................................................. 32

6.1 Instruction handbook ......................................................................................................................... 32

6.2 Marking ................................................................................................................................................ 33

Annex A (normative) List of hazards .............................................................................................................. 34

Annex B (informative) Stone projection test - Data recording sheet - Rotary mowers ............................. 39

Annex C (informative) Stone projection test - Data recording sheet - Flail mowers ................................. 42

Annex D (informative) Illustrations of mowers .............................................................................................. 43

D.1 Illustrations of mowers dealt with in this standard ......................................................................... 43

D.2 Example of mower with articulated arm, not dealt with in this standard...................................... 45

Annex E (informative) Examples of pictograms ............................................................................................ 46

Annex ZA (informative) !!!!Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential

Requirements of EU Directive 98/37/EC"" ...................................................................................... 48

Annex ZB (informative) !Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential

Requirements of EU Directive 2006/42/EC"""" .................................................................................. 49

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Foreword

This document (EN 745:1999+A1:2009) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 144 “Tractors

and machinery for agriculture and forestry”, the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR.

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical

text or by endorsement, at the latest by January 2010, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at

the latest by January 2010.
This document includes Amendment 1, approved by CEN on 2009-05-23.
This European Standard supersedes EN 745:1999.

The start and finish of text introduced or altered by amendment is indicated in the text by tags ! ".

This European Standard has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission

and the European Free Trade Association, and supports essential requirements of EU Directive(s).

!For relationship with EU Directive(s), see informative Annexes ZA and ZB, which are integral parts of this

document."
Annex A is normative and contains the "list of hazards".

According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following

countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech

Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,

Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain,

Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
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Introduction

The extent to which hazards are covered is indicated in the scope of this standard. These hazards are specific

to rotary mowers and flail-mowers.

The hazards that are common to all agriculture machines (self-propelled, mounted, semi-mounted and trailed)

will be dealt with in a standard currently in preparation (prEN 1553).
1 Scope

This standard specifies specific safety requirements and their verification for the design and construction of

rotary mowers and flail-mowers with one or several vertical axes or a horizontal axis, mounted, semi-mounted,

trailed or self-propelled.
This standard is also applicable to mowers equipped with a conditioning device.
This standard applies only to mowers intended to work at ground level.
NOTE 1 Examples of such machines are given in annex D.1.
It does not apply to:
 mowers with an articulated arm;
NOTE 2 An example of such a machine is given in annex D.2.
 pedestrian controlled motor mowers (dealt with in prEN 12733 );
 lawn mowers or machines designed as lawn mowers dealt with in EN 836;
 inter-row mowing units (dealt with in prEN... ).

In addition, it specifies the type of information on safe working practices to be provided by the manufacturer.

The list of significant hazards dealt with in this standard is given in annex A. Annex A also indicates the

hazards which have not been dealt with.
Environmental aspects have not been considered in this standard.

This standard applies primarily to machines which are manufactured after the date of issue of the standard.

2 Normative references

This European Standard incorporates by dated or undated reference, provisions from other publications.

These normative references are cited at the appropriate places in the text and the publications are listed

hereafter. For dated references, subsequent amendments to or revisions of any of these publications apply to

1) in preparation
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this European Standard only when incorporated in it by amendment or revision. For undated references the

latest edition of the publication referred to applies.

EN 292-1:1991, Safety of machinery - Basic concepts, general principles for design - Part 1: Basic

terminology, methodology.

EN 292-2:1991, Safety of machinery - Basic concepts, general principles for design - Part 2: Technical

principles and specifications (including amendment A1:1995).

EN 294:1992, Safety of machinery - Safety distances to prevent danger zones being reached by the upper

limbs
EN 836:1997, Garden equipment - Powered lawnmowers – Safety.

prEN 1553:1998, Agricultural machinery - Agricultural self-propelled, mounted, semi-mounted and trailed

machines - Common safety requirements.

prEN 12733:1997, Agricultural and forestry machinery - Pedestrian controlled motor mowers – Safety.

ISO 525:1986, Bonded abrasive products - General - Designation, marking, range of outside diameters and

tolerances.

ISO 730-1:1994, Agricultural wheeled tractors – Rear-mounted three-point-linkage - Part 1: Categories 1, 2, 3

and 4.

ISO 845: 1988, Cellular plastics and rubbers - Determination of apparent (bulk) density.

ISO 2288:1997, Agricultural tractors and machines – Engine test code (bench test) – Net power.

ISO 2758:1983, Paper - Determination of bursting strength.
ISO 4004:1983, Agricultural tractors and machinery – Track widths.

ISO 5718-1:1989, Harvesting equipment - Flat blades for rotary mowers - Specifications - Part 1: Type A flat

blades.

ISO 5718-2:1991, Harvesting equipment - Flat blades for rotary mowers - Part 2: Specifications for type B flat

blades.
3 Definitions

For the purpose of this standard, the definitions given in EN 292-1:1991 and EN 292-2:1991 apply together

with the following.
NOTE Annex D.1 gives illustrations of mowers and components.
3.1
rotary mower

Mower that cuts the grass without mulching it so that it can subsequently be picked up

3.2
flail mower

Mower that cuts the grass and mulches it with the same tools, the mulched grass being left on the soil

3.3
conditioning device
Mechanical device for accelerating the crop drying process
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3.4
swath board
Adjustable device for controlling the swath width
3.5
rigid imperforate guard
Inflexible guard without holes
3.6
vertical axes mower
Mower where each cutting head rotates about a vertical axis
3.7
horizontal axis mower
Mower where the tools rotate about a horizontal axis
4 Safety requirements and/or measures
4.1 General

The machinery shall comply as appropriate with EN 292 for hazards which are not dealt with and especially

with annex A of EN 292-2:1991/A1:1995 when EN 292 does not give precise requirements.

Unless otherwise specified in this standard, the machine shall comply with the requirements of prEN

1553:1998 and with tables 1, 3, 4 and 6 of EN 294:1992.
4.2 Protection against unintentional contact with the tools
4.2.1 General

The mower shall be designed or guarded in such a way that any unintentional contact with the tools at the

front, at the rear, at the sides and on the top is prevented:
4.2.1.1 Vertical axes mower

 The top protection shall be achieved by a rigid imperforate guard or by the device used to prevent

projections (see 4.3);
 At the sides, the protection shall be achieved by:

 a barrier located in such a way that the distances defined in figure 1 are respected. These distances

are measured from the tool path and with the mower in working position, the cutting height being

adjusted at 50 mm or as near as possible to 50 mm;

This barrier may be removable or folded for transport. The removal of the barrier shall only be possible by

use of a tool;
and/or

 a rigid imperforate guard, located near the tools and in such a way that its lower edge extends below

the tool path by a minimum of 3 mm (see figure 2);

 On the front and at the rear, the protection shall be achieved by a barrier located in such a way that the

distances as defined in figure 1 are respected.
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Dimensions in millimetres
c - Area in which the barrier
shall be located
d - Tool path
e - Ground
Figure 1 — Vertical axes mower - Protection ensured by a barrier
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Dimensions in millimetres
c - Guard
d - Tool path
e - Ground

Figure 2 — Vertical axes mower - Lateral protection ensured by a rigid imperforate guard

4.2.1.2 Horizontal axis mower
 Top protection shall be achieved by a rigid imperforate guard.

 At the sides, the protection shall be achieved by a rigid imperforate guard, located near the tools and in

such a way that its lower edge extends below the tool path by a minimum of 3 mm. Above point M, the

guard shall extend at least 200 mm beyond the tool path. Below point M, the guard shall not be above line

W (see figure 3).

 On the front and at the rear, protection shall be achieved by a barrier located in such a way that the

distances as defined in figure 4 are respected.
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Dimensions in millimetres
c - Tool path
d - Ground
a: tool path radius
b: tool path radius + 3 mm minimum
c: distance between point M and V (max 120 mm)
d: horizontal safety distance of 200 mm minimum from tool path

E: point on the circle with radius b on the vertical plane including the rotating axle

V: horizontal line passing through point E

W: straight line passing through point M and tangential to a circle with radius b

Figure 3 — Horizontal axis mower - Lateral protection
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Dimensions in millimetres
c - Area in which the barrier
shall be located
d - Tool path
e - Ground
Figure 4 — Horizontal axis mower - Rear and front protection

4.2.2 Derogation for offset mowers with one or several vertical axes attached at the rear three-point

tractor linkage (see figure 5)

To avoid interference with the tractor wheel, the distance between the front barrier and the tool path may be

reduced to 150 mm within a 90° sector as shown in figure 5.
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Dimensions in millimetres
Figure 5 — Specific requirement for offset mowers
4.3 Protection against ejection of projectiles other than parts of the machine
4.3.1 General

The mower shall be fitted with a protective device to prevent ejection of projectiles so that tests defined in 5.1

are satisfied.

NOTE This protective device may be for example canvas, rigid imperforate guard, chains or rubber strips.

In the case where this device consists of canvas, this canvas shall comply with the requirements of 5.2. In

addition, its attachment shall meet the following requirements:
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 if the canvas is clamped between two metal elements over its entire length, these elements shall not have

sharp edges where they come into contact with the canvas;

 if the canvas is attached by being applied directly to a metal element, attachment devices (e.g. screws,

rivets ...) shall be used with corresponding washers having a minimum diameter of four times the nominal

diameter of the attaching devices. These washers shall not have any sharp edges. The distance between

two attaching devices shall not exceed 250 mm;

 if the canvas is attached indirectly (e.g. by sliding over a tube) attachment elements shall not have any

sharp edges.
Side protection may be made by skirts attached on their upper parts.

NOTE 2 The strength of the attachment of the canvas will be considered at the revision of the standard.

4.3.2 Additional requirements for offset mowers with one or several vertical axes attached at the rear

three-point tractor linkage

Between the innermost and outermost rotor axis, the protective device to prevent ejection of projectiles from

the top of the mower shall extend towards the front of the mower at least up to its intersection with the

imaginary line connecting points A and B (see figure 6).

Point A is located on a line parallel to the mower's forward direction. This line is located 900 mm from the

cutting path of the innermost rotor and 2 100 mm from the ground level. Point A is 1 750 mm in front of the

lower hitch point (see ISO 730-1) of the mower.

Point B is located where the line from point A, projected on the plan view, is tangent to the front part of the tool

path of the outermost rotor.
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Dimensions in millimetres
Figure 6 — Protection against projectiles for offset mowers
4.4 Protection during handling and transport

Machines with folding elements shall be supplied with a mechanical locking device for use in the transport

position. The change from the working position to the transport position and vice versa shall occur without

causing a crushing or pinching hazard. The movement of the folding elements shall be powered if the manual

force needed for the manoeuvre exceeds 250 N.

Folding elements that can be manually moved shall be fitted with two handles located at a distance of at least

300 mm from the nearest articulation. These handles may be integral parts of the elements, provided they are

suitably designed and clearly identified.

In the case of powered operation, the control shall be of the hold-to-run type and the manual control shall be

located outside the swivelling zone.
These requirements shall also apply to any folding wheels fitted for transport.
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4.5 Additional safety requirements for conditioning device fitted to mowers

4.5.1 The conditioning device shall be designed or guarded in such a way that any unintentional contact with

the tools at the rear, at the sides and on the top is prevented:
 On the top by a rigid imperforate guard:

 either the rear edge of this guard is located between 800 mm and 1 000 mm from the ground and

between 550 mm and 850 mm behind the tool path; in this case, the horizontal safety distance shall

be ensured further to the rear by a barrier located at least 850 mm behind the tool path and at a

distance between 800 mm and 1 000 mm from the ground (see figure 7a);

 or the rear edge of this guard shall extend to the rear within the area as shown in figure 7b.

In the case of a conditioning device fitted on a mower attached at the front of the tractor, between the lower

hitch points the guard needs only to extend as far back as the rear edge of the tool path.

Dimensions in millimetres
c - Barrier
d- Upper guard
e- Tool path
f- Forward direction
g - Ground

Figure 7 a — Conditioning device - Top protection to the rear in case where the rear edge of the upper

guard is located between 800 mm and 1 000 mm from the ground and between 550 mm and 850 mm

behind the tool path
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Dimensions in millimetres
c - Area in which the rear edge
of the guard shall be located
d - Upper guard
e - Tool path
f - Forward direction
g - Ground

Figure 7 b — Conditioning device - Top protection to the rear in case where the rear edge of the upper

guard is located at a distance less than 1 000 mm from the ground

 At the sides, a rigid imperforate guard shall be located near the tools and in such a way that its lower

edge extends below the tool path by a minimum of 3 mm (see figure 8). Above point M, the guard shall

extend at least 200 mm beyond the tool path. Below point M, the guard shall not be above line W.

 There shall be no unguarded area between the conditioning device and the mower.

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Dimensions in millimetres
c Tool path
d Forward direction
e Ground
a: tool path radius
b: tool path radius + 3 mm minimum
c: distance between point M and V (max 120 mm)
d: horizontal safety distance of 200 mm minimum from tool path

E: point on the circle with radius b on the vertical plane including the rotating axle

V: horizontal line passing through point E

W: straight line passing through point M and tangential to a circle with radius b

Figure 8 — Conditioning device - Lateral protection to the rear

4.5.2 When the conditioning device is removable, it shall be designed or fitted with attachments so that the

use of lifting equipment is possible.

With the conditioning device removed the mower shall comply with 4.2 or an alternative guard complying with

4.2 shall be provided.
4.6 Adjustment controls

Adjustments (i.e. adjustment of the cutting height, adjustment of the conditioning device) shall be possible

when the operator is either in the driving position or standing on the ground.
If the adjustments can be carried out from the ground,
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 this shall be possible with the working tools stopped;
and

 the controls for adjustment shall be located on the top, or at the sides, front or rear of the mower, at a

maximum horizontal distance of 550 mm within the overall outer limits of the machine and in addition in

case of mounted mowers, the operator shall not be required to stand between the lower link points to

operate controls.
4.7 Blades

Blades shall comply with the requirements of clause 5 of ISO 5718-1:1989 or clause 4 of ISO 5718-2:1991.

NOTE The strength of the means of blade attachment will be considered at the revision of this standard.

5 Verification of safety requirements and/or measures
5.1 Stone ejection test

NOTE Round Robin tests will be carried out based on this test method. The results of these tests will possibly

indicate the need for the revision of this standard.
5.1.1 Testing conditions
5.1.1.1 General
Tests shall be performed on horizontal hard ground (e.g. concrete or asphalt).

Tests shall be performed using the same mower or mower with conditioning device and the same protective

devices. If the mower can be fitted with a removable conditioning device, the test shall be performed with and

without the conditioning device.

Adjustable devices (e.g. swath board) which may influence the efficiency of the protective device to prevent

projections shall be located in the least favourable position.

During tests, the mower shall be moved with a forward speed so that the tools run through the material at a

forward speed of between 2 km/h and 4 km/h.
5.1.1.2 Mounted, semi-mounted or trailed mowers

During tests, the mowers shall be driven at the speed recommended by the manufacturer (e.g. at power take-

off speed of 540 min-1 or 1 000 min-1) by the tractor A or the tractor B having the following characteristics

depending on the minimum power needed for the mower.

When the minimum power needed for the mower is more than 74 kW measured according to ISO 2288,

tractor A shall be used (see figure 9):

 the horizontal distance between the axle of the rear wheels and the lower hitch point axis shall be 1 650

mm * 50 mm (lower link in an horizontal position);

 the rear track, as defined in 3.1 of ISO 4004:1983, shall be adjusted to a maximum of 1 700 mm.

When the minimum power needed for the mower is less or equal to 74 kW measured according to ISO 2288,

tractor B shall be used (see figure 10):
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 the horizontal distance between the axle of the rear wheels and the lower hitch point axis shall be 1 500

mm * 50 mm (lower link in an horizontal position);
 the rear track shall be adjusted to a maximum of 1 600 mm.
NOTE it may be necessary to modify the tractor to comply with these dimensions.
5.1.2 Target
5.1.2.1 General

This target is used to record impacts of stones ejected from the protected zone of the mower.

The target consists of several panels on which pure Kraft paper is stretched. The Kraft paper shall be of 120

2 2

g/m * 5 g/m construction tested according to ISO 2758:1983. There shall be no reinforcing slat within 20 mm

from the Kraft paper. There shall be no overlapping of Kraft paper.
The panels 1 to 4 shall be made of a rigid frame, 2 000 mm high.

5.1.2.2 Panels in the operator's zone for mowers attached at the rear three-point tractor linkage

Panels 5 and 7, act as a target in the operator’s zone, they shall be made of a rigid frame and shall comply

with the specifications given in tables 1 and 2.
Table 1 — Panel 5
Dimensions in millimetres
Dimensions Height above the Horizontal distance ahead
ground of the lower attachment
point axis
of the lower edge
Tractor A height : 1 300 1 100 1 000 ± 10
width : 1 100
Tractor B height : 1 100 1 000 1 000 ± 10
width : 1 050
Table 2 — Panel 7
Dimensions in millimetres
Dimensions Horizontal distance from the longitudinal
tractor axis
and location
Tractor A see figure 9 1 150
Tractor B see figure 10 1 100

At the rear angle of panel 7, there can be a slat, in contact with paper and with a maximum thickness of 3 mm.

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Dimensions in millimetres
c - Panel 7 a
d - Rear wheel axis
e - Panel 5
f- Axis of the lower hitch points
g - Panel 7 b
h - Track
Figure 9 — Tractor A - Dimensions and location of the panels
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Dimensions in millimetres
c Panel 7 a
d Rear wheel axis
e Panel 5
f Axis of the lower hitch points
g Panel 7 b
h Track
Figure 10 — Tractor B - Dimensions and location of the panels
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EN 745:1999+A1:2009 (E)

5.1.2.3 Target for offset mowers with one or several vertical axes or with horizontal axis attached at

the rear three-point tractor linkage (see figure 11).

The target is made up of six panels (panels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7a) which shall comply with the specifications of

5.1.2.1 and 5.1.2.2.
Panels 2 and 4 shall be 4 000 mm long.

Panel 2 shall be parallel to the longitudinal tractor axis and located at a distance of 1 000 mm from the nearest

tool path.

Panel 4 shall be parallel to panel 2 and located at a distance of 2 000 mm from the nearest tool path. When

due to the dimensions of the tractor this distance can
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