Active Standard ASTM F2521 | Developed by Subcommittee: F26.02
Book of Standards Volume: 15.12
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This specification covers heavy-duty ranges that use gas or electrical heat sources, or both, for cooking food in the commercial and institutional food service establishments. Types: type I-electric range top with electric oven; type I-electric range top with gas-fired oven; type I-electric range top with storage base; type II-gas-fired range top with gas-fired oven; type II-gas-fired range top with electric oven; and type II-gas-fired range top with storage base. Electric ovens: electric standard oven and electric convection oven. Power: natural gas, propane, manufactured gas, and other gases. All ranges shall be provided with means to regulate the oven interior temperature and cook top burner heat. Oven thermostat test shall be performed to meet the requirements prescribed.
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1.1 This specification covers heavy-duty ranges that use gas or electrical heat sources, or both, for cooking food in the commercial and institutional food service establishments.
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 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.
D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging
F760 Specification for Food Service Equipment Manuals
F1166 Practice for Human Engineering Design for Marine Systems, Equipment, and Facilities
F1275 Test Method for Performance of Griddles
F1496 Test Method for Performance of Convection Ovens
F1521 Test Methods for Performance of Range Tops
ANSI StandardsANSIZ83.11/CGA-1.8 Gas Food Service Equipment
NFPA StandardNFPA54/ANSIZ223 National Fuel Gas Code
UL StandardUL/ANSI197 Commercial Electrical Cooking Appliances
Military StandardsMIL-STD-1399/300 Interface Standard for Shipboard Systems Section 300A Electric Power, Alternating Current
ICS Number Code 97.040.20 (Cooking ranges, working tables, ovens and similar appliances)