ASTM F1568 - 12

    Standard Specification for Food Processors, Electric

    Active Standard ASTM F1568 | Developed by Subcommittee: F26.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.12


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    Abstract

    This specification covers commercial food processors intended for bench, table, or floor mounting. Types: type I - this machine shall have a hopper of the continuous, manual-feed type, and type II - this machine shall have a closed-bowl type of hopper. Classes: class 1 - table- or bench-mounted food processor, and class 2 - floor-mounted food processor. Interlock integrity test, plate stopping time test, type I food processor operation tests, type II food processor operation test, motor performance test, power transmission test, and sound level test shall be performed to meet the requirements prescribed.

    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 specification covers commercial food processors intended for bench, table, or floor mounting.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 9, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


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

    ANSI Standards: 

    ANSIS1.13 Methods for Measurement of Sound Pressure Levels

    NSF International Standard: 

    NSF/ANSI8 Commercial Powered Food Preparation Equipment

    ASTM Standards

    D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging

    F760 Specification for Food Service Equipment Manuals

    F1166 Practice for Human Engineering Design for Marine Systems, Equipment, and Facilities


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.040.50 (Small kitchen appliances)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F1568-12

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F1568-12, Standard Specification for Food Processors, Electric, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org

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