Information for the nominated person in control of the electrical
This electric machine has been designed and built in accordance with the specifications
contained in Directive 2014/35/EU ("Low-Voltage Directive") and is intended for use in
industrial plants. Please observe the country-specific regulations when using the electric
machine outside the European Community. Follow the local and industry-specific safety and
The persons responsible for the plant must ensure the following:
● Planning and configuration work and all work carried out on and with the machine is only
● The operating instructions must always be available for all work.
● The technical data as well as the specifications relating to the permissible installation,
● The specific setup and safety regulations as well as regulations on the use of personal
You will find safety instructions in the individual sections of this document. Follow the safety
instructions for your own safety, to protect other people and to avoid damage to property.
Observe the following safety instructions for all activities on and with the machine.
This machine has been designed and built in accordance with Directive 2014/34/EU
("Explosion Protection Directive") and is intended for use in industrial plants with potentially
Commissioning in the European Community in accordance with Directive 2006/42/EU
("Machinery Directive") is forbidden until the plant into which the machine will be installed has
been shown to conform with this directive. Please observe the country-specific regulations
when using the machine outside the European Community.
Risk of explosion with commissioning prior to determining the conformity
If the machine is commissioned prior to determining the plant conformance, the explosion
protection of the plant is not ensured. An explosion can occur. This can result in death, serious
injury or material damage.
Do not commission the machine until it has been confirmed that the plant conforms with the
explosion protection directive.
SIMOTICS TN Series N-compact 1LA8
Operating Instructions 08/2017
to be done by qualified personnel.
connection, ambient and operating conditions are taken into account at all times.
protective equipment are observed.
Use the services and support provided by the appropriate Service Center (Page 149) for
planning, installation, commissioning, and servicing work.