Significance and Use
The test results allow the comparison of the maximum air power at the vacuum cleaner motor/fan system inlet under the conditions of this test method.
1.1 This test method covers procedures for determining air performance characteristics of series universal motor/fan systems used in commercial and household upright, canister, stick, hand-held utility, combination-type vacuum cleaners, and household central vacuum cleaning systems.
1.2 These tests and calculations include determination of suction, airflow, air power, maximum air power, and input power under specified operating conditions.Note 1
For more information on air performance characteristics, see References () through ().
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. 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.
E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers
E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods
E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
E2251 Specification for Liquid-in-Glass ASTM Thermometers with Low-Hazard Precision Liquids
F431 Specification for Air Performance Measurement Plenum Chamber for Vacuum Cleaners
210-85 Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for Rating
IEC60312Ed3.2 Vacuum Cleaners for Household Use--Methods of Measuring the Performance
air performance; air power; motor; motor/fan system; vacuum cleaner;
ICS Number Code 23.120 (Ventilators. Fans. Air-conditioners); 97.080 (Cleaning appliances)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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