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There is currently 1 technical term in this directory beginning with the letter I.
interchangeable equipment

An interchangeable equipment ‘means a device which, after the putting into service of machinery or of a tractor, is assembled with that machinery or tractor by the operator himself in order to change its function or attribute a new function, in so far as this equipment is not a tool’.

[Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, European Union]

This is defined in more detail in the ‘Guide to the application of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC’, edition 2.2, European Commission with examples.
Our products laser welding heads fall under this definition the definition of interchangeable equipment. They are the interchangeable equipment processing heads for the basic machine laser processing machine.