ASTM F1411 - 11

    Standard Practice for Presenting Selected Information on Vacuum Cleaners for Consumer Use

    Active Standard ASTM F1411 | Developed by Subcommittee: F11.93

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.08

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    This practice identifies the method of presenting information on selected performance and physical characteristics of a vacuum cleaner. Information will be presented to consumers in the form of a buyer's guide, with cleaner characteristics as follows: brand, model number, weight of cleaner, bag capacity, maximum cleaning distance from outlet, cleaning ability, embedded dirt, maneuverability, maximum air power, quietness, and durability.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice identifies the method of presenting information on selected performance and physical characteristics of a residential vacuum cleaner.

    1.2 This information is intended to assist the consumer in comparing selected characteristics of vacuum cleaner models.

    1.3 It is also intended that this information be presented in a manner that is meaningful and understandable to the consumer.

    1.4 The characteristics are selected from those for which ASTM test methods have been developed.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F395 Terminology Relating to Vacuum Cleaners

    F555 Test Method for Motor Life Evaluation of an Upright Vacuum Cleaner

    F558 Test Method for Measuring Air Performance Characteristics of Vacuum Cleaners

    F608 Test Method for Evaluation of Carpet Embedded Dirt Removal Effectiveness of Household/Commercial Vacuum Cleaners

    F888 Test Method for Measuring Maximum Function Volume of the Primary Dirt Receptacle in a Vacuum Cleaner

    F922 Test Method for Motor Life Evaluation of an Electric Motorized Nozzle

    F1038 Test Method for Motor Life Evaluation of a Canister, Hand-held, Stick, and Utility Type Vacuum Cleaner Without a Driven Agitator

    F1334 Test Method for Determining A-Weighted Sound Power Level of Vacuum Cleaners

    F1409 Test Method for Straight Line Movement of Vacuum Cleaners While Cleaning Carpets

    F2607 Test Method for Measuring the Hard Surface Floor-Cleaning Ability of Household/Commercial Vacuum Cleaners

    F2608 Test Method for Determining the Change in Room Air Particulate Counts as a Result of the Vacuum Cleaning Process

    F2756 Test Method for Determining Energy Consumption of Vacuum Cleaners

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code

    DOI: 10.1520/F1411-11

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