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Ecodesign: electric motors Regulation published in O.J.

Please click here to view the Commission Regulation 4/2014 amending Regulation 640/2009 on Ecodesign requirements for electric motors, published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 7 January 2014. (L 2).

The Regulation is also available in all EU languages at: http://new.eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1389713609760&uri=OJ:JOL_2014_002_R_0001_01.

The amendment (focused particulary on scope exclusions) enters into force on 27 January 2014, and applies six months after the entry into force (27 July 2014).

Please find below a table higlighting the changes identified in Regulation 2/2014:

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 240/2009

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 4/2014

2. This Regulation shall not apply to:

 

(a) motors designed to operate wholly immersed in a liquid;

(b) motors completely integrated into a product (for example gear, pump, fan or compressor) of which the energy performance cannot be tested independently from the product;

(c) motors specifically designed to operate:

(c) motors specified to operate exclusively:

(i) at altitudes exceeding 1 000 metres above sea-level

(i) at altitudes exceeding 4 000 metres above sea-level

(ii) where ambient air temperatures exceed 40 °C

ii) where ambient air temperatures exceed 60 °C

(iii) in maximum operating temperature above 400 °C

(iv) where ambient air temperatures are less than – 15 °C for any motor or less than 0 °C for a motor with water cooling

iii) where ambient air temperatures are less than – 30 °C for any motor or less than 0 °C for a motor with water cooling

(v) where the water coolant temperature at the inlet to a product is less than 5 °C or exceeding 25 °C

where the water coolant temperature at the inlet to a product is less than 0 °C or exceeding 32 °C; or

 

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