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What are the relevant standards relating to laser materials processing?

   

Laser product safety

BS EN ISO 11553-1:2008 Safety of machinery - Laser processing machines - Part 1: General safety requirements

BS EN ISO 11553-2:2008 Safety of machinery - Laser processing machines - Part 2: Safety requirements for hand-held processing devices

BS EN (IEC) 60825-1:2007 Safety of laser products - Equipment classification, requirements

BS EN (IEC) 60825-5:2003 Safety of laser products - Manufacturers checklist for IEC 60825-1

PD IEC/TR 60825-13:2006 Safety of laser products - Measurements for classification of laser products

Laser safety equipment

EN 207:2009 Personal eye-protection - Filters and eye-protectors against laser radiation (laser eye-protectors)

EN 208:2009 Personal eye-protection - Eye-protectors for adjustment work on lasers and laser systems (laser adjustment eye-protectors)

EN 12254:1998 + A2:2008 Screens for laser working places - Safety requirements and testing

BS EN (IEC) 60825-4:2006 Safety of laser products - Laser guards

Laser user safety guidelines

CLC TR 50448:2005 Guide to levels of competence required in laser safety

PD (IEC) TR 60825-14:2004 Safety of laser products - A user's guide

Laser product performance

BS EN ISO 11252:2008 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Laser device - Minimum requirements for documentation

BS ISO/TR 11552:1997 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Laser materials-processing machines - Performance specifications and benchmarks for cutting of metals

BS EN ISO 15616-1: 2003 Acceptance tests for CO2-laser beam machines for high quality welding and cutting - Part 1: General principles, acceptance conditions

BS EN ISO 15616-2: 2003 Acceptance tests for CO2-laser beam machines for high quality welding and cutting - Part 2: Measurement of static and dynamic accuracy

BS EN ISO 15616-3: 2003 Acceptance tests for CO2-laser beam machines for high quality welding and cutting - Part 3: Calibration of instruments for measurement of gas flow and pressure

ISO/TS 17477:2003 Acceptance tests for CO2-laser beam machines for welding and cutting using 2D moving optics type WITHDRAWN Dec 2008

BS EN ISO 17526:2003 Optics and optical instruments - Lasers and laser-related equipment - Lifetime of lasers

BS EN ISO 17662:2005 Welding. Calibration, verification and validation of equipment used for welding, including ancillary activities

BS EN ISO 22826:2005 Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Hardness testing of narrow joints welded by laser and electron beam (Vickers and Knoop tests)

BS EN ISO 22827-1:2005 Acceptance tests for Nd:YAG laser beam welding machines. Machines with optical fibre delivery. Laser assembly

BS EN ISO 22827-2:2005 Acceptance tests for Nd:YAG laser beam welding machines. Machines with optical fibre delivery. Moving mechanism

Laser welding and brazing processes

BS EN 1011-6:2005 Welding - Recommendation for welding of metallic materials - Part 6: Laser beam welding

BS EN 1418:1998 Welding personnel. Approval testing of welding operators for fusion welding and resistance weld setters for fully mechanized and automatic welding of metallic materials

BS EN ISO 4063:2009 Welding and allied processes - Nomenclature of processes and reference numbers

BS EN ISO 13919-1:1997 Welding - Electrons and laser beam welded joints - Guidance on quality levels for imperfections - Part 1: Steel

BS EN ISO 13919-2:2001 Welding - Electron and laser beam welded joints - Guidance on quality levels for imperfections - Part 2: Aluminium and its weldable alloys

BS EN 14324:2004 Brazing. Guidance on the application of brazed joints

BS EN ISO 15609-4:2009 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials - Welding procedure specification - Part 4: Laser beam welding

BS EN ISO 15614-11:2002 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials - Welding procedure test - Part 11: Electron and laser beam welding

BS EN ISO 15614-2:2005 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure test. Arc welding of aluminium and its alloys

ISO 17658:2002 Welding - Imperfections in oxyfuel flame cuts, laser beam cuts and plasma cuts - Terminology

Laser cutting processes

BS EN ISO 9013:2002 Thermal cutting - Classification of thermal cuts - Geometrical product specification and quality tolerances

BS EN 12584:1999 Imperfections in oxyfuel flame cuts, laser beam cuts and plasma cuts - Terminology

Laser marking processes

BS EN 3475-706:2005 Aerospace series. Cables, electrical, aircraft use. Test methods. Laser markability

Laser output measurements

BS EN ISO 11145:2008 Optics and photonics - Lasers and laser-related equipment - Vocabulary and symbols

BS EN ISO 11146-1:2005 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test methods for laser beam widths, divergence angles and beam propagation ratios - Part 1: Stigmatic and simple astigmatic beams

BS EN ISO 11146-2:2005 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test methods for laser beam widths, divergence angles and beam propagation ratios - Part 2: General astigmatic beams

PD ISO/TR 11146-3:2004 Lasers and laser-related equipment. Test methods for laser beam widths, divergence angles and beam propagation ratios. Intrinsic and geometrical laser beam classification, propagation and details of test methods

BS EN ISO 13694:2000 Optics and optical instruments - Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test methods for laser beam power (energy) density distribution

BS EN ISO 13695:2004 Optics and photonics - Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test methods for the spectral characteristics of lasers

BS EN ISO 12005:2003 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test methods for laser beam parameters - Polarization

BS EN ISO 15367-1:2003 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test methods for determination of the shape of a laser beam wavefront - Part 1: Terminology and fundamental aspects

BS EN ISO 15367-2:2005 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test methods for determination of the shape of a laser beam wavefront - Part 2: Shack-Hartmann sensors

BS EN 61040:1993 Specification for power and energy measuring detectors, instruments and equipment for laser radiation

Laser beam delivery

BS EN ISO 11151-1:2000 Laser and laser-related equipment - Standard optical components - Part 1: Components for the UV, visible and near-infrared spectral ranges

BS EN ISO 11151-2:2000 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Standard optical components - Part 2: Components for the infrared spectral range

BS EN ISO 11254-1:2000 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Determination of laser-induced damage threshold of optical surfaces - Part 1: 1 on 1 test

BS EN ISO 11254-2:2001 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Determination of laser-induced damage threshold of optical surfaces - Part 2: S-on-1 test

BS EN ISO 11254-3:2006 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Determination of laser-induced damage threshold of optical surfaces Assurance of laser power (energy) handling capabilities

BS EN ISO 11551:2003 Optics and optical instruments - Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test method for absorptance of optical laser components

BS EN ISO 11554:2008 Optics and photonics - Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test methods for laser beam power, energy and temporal characteristics

BS EN ISO 11670:2003 Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test methods for laser beam parameters - Beam positional stability

BS EN ISO 11807-1:2005 Integrated optics - Vocabulary - Part 1: Basic terms and symbols

BS EN ISO 11807-2:2005 Integrated optics - Vocabulary - Part 2: Terms used in classification

BS EN ISO 13697:2006 Optics and photonics - Lasers and laser-related equipment - Test methods for specular reflectance and regular transmittance of optical laser components

BS EN ISO 14880-1:2005 Microlens array - Part 1: Vocabulary (ISO 14880-1:2001, including Corrigendum 1:2004)

BS EN ISO 14880-2:2006 Optics and photonics. Microlens arrays. Test methods for wavefront aberrations

BS EN ISO 14880-3:2006 Optics and photonics - Microlens arrays - Part 3: Test methods for optical properties other than wavefront aberrations

BS EN ISO 14880-4:2006 Optics and photonics - Microlens arrays - Part 4: Test methods for geometrical properties

BS EN ISO 14881:2005 Integrated optics - Interfaces - Parameters relevant to coupling properties

BS EN ISO 15902:2005 Optics and optical instruments - Diffractive optics - Vocabulary

PD ISO TR 22588:2005 Optics and photonics. Laser and laser-related equipment. Measurement and evaluation of absorption-induced effects in laser optical components

Additional standards

BS EN 62471:2008 Photobiological safety of lamps and lamp systems

PD IEC/TR 62471-2: 2009 Photobiological safety of lamps and lamp systems - Part 2: Guidance on manufacturing requirements relating to non-laser optical radiation safety

Key to prefixes

BS - British Standard

EN - Euro Norm

TR - Technical Report

IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission

ISO - International Standards Organisation

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