In addition to the following guidance for product standards, the machinery directive requires several key documents to be created in a technical file. Parts of this technical file can then be handed over with the finished gate product. In addition the final product must also be CE marked and display a label or stamp from its manufacturer. The required documents include the following:
In addition to fulfilling the requirements of the product standards each manufacturer or installer should also create a technical file for the finished gate. This technical file should contain the following described documents and be kept by the manufacturer or installer for a minimum period of 10 years.