Active Standard ASTM F2891 | Developed by Subcommittee: F26.03
Book of Standards Volume: 15.12
This specification covers commercial bulk milk dispensers for dispensing milk in commercial and institutional food service establishments. These specified commercial bulk milk dispensers are self-contained, manually-operated, gravity-fed, mechanically refrigerated cabinets with lift-up valves used for dispensing refrigerated milks and milk fluid products. Commercial bulk milk dispensers covered in this specification are classified by type, electrical class and size. In this specification, types 1, 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A are determined and covered. For electrical classes of bulk milk dispenser, the classes 1 and 2 are described. Sizes 1 to 3 of milk dispenser are used in this specification to describe commercial bulk milk dispenser. The physical properties of commercial bulk milk dispenser are also covered in this specification wherein the design and manufacturer, the cooling system, the controls, the standards and compliance and the accessories are specified in accordance with agreed requirements and specifications. Sampling, testing, and quality assurance of finished units are also covered in this specification wherein these tests and procedures must be met in accordance with ANSI/UL 471 and NSF/ANSI 20
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1.1 This specification covers commercial bulk milk dispensers which are for dispensing milk in the commercial and institutional food service establishments. These commercial bulk milk dispensers are self-contained, manually-operated, gravity-fed, mechanically refrigerated cabinet(s) with lift-up or push-type valves. These units are intended to dispense refrigerated milk and fluid milk products.
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 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.
A36/A36M Specification for Carbon Structural Steel
A167 Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium-Nickel Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
A176 Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
A276 Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes
A366/A366M Specification for Commercial Steel (CS) Sheet, Carbon, (0.15 Maximum Percent) Cold-Rolled
D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging
F760 Specification for Food Service Equipment Manuals
F1166 Practice for Human Engineering Design for Marine Systems, Equipment, and Facilities
ANSI StandardsNSF/ANSI20 Commercial bulk milk dispensing equipment
Military StandardsMIL-STD-1399/300 Interface Standards for Shipboard Systems Section 300A, Electric Power, Alternating Current
ICS Number Code 55.230 (Distribution and vending machines)
UNSPSC Code 48101703(Milk dispensers)