Active Standard ASTM F859 | Developed by Subcommittee: F26.01
Book of Standards Volume: 15.12
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This specification covers multiple tank automatic rack-type commercial dishwashing machines. Dishwashing machines shall be of the following types, styles, and classes, as specified: Type I-this machine shall be designed and supplied to accept the feeding of soiled tableware from the right side, when facing the front of the machine; and Type II-this machine shall be designed and supplied to accept the feeding of soiled tableware from the left side, when facing the front of the machine. Style 1 - steam heated; Style 2 - electrically heated; Style 3 - gas-heated; and Style 4 - pre-wash unit. Class A - injectors; Class B - heat exchange coils; Class C - natural gas; and Class D - LP gas. The construction requirements; electrical, steam and gas equipment requirements; lubrication requirements; treatment and painting requirements; and performance requirements are presented in details.
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1.1 This specification covers multiple tank automatic rack-type commercial dishwashing machines.
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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
Military StandardMIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, Bldg. 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Attn: NPODS.
American Society of Sanitary Engineering StandardsASSE1004 Dishwashers Available from ASSE International, 901 Canterbury, Suite A, Westlake, OH 44145.
A167 Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium-Nickel Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
B127 Specification for Nickel-Copper Alloy (UNS N04400) Plate, Sheet, and Strip
F760 Specification for Food Service Equipment Manuals
F861 Specification for Commercial Dishwashing Racks
F1920 Test Method for Performance of Rack Conveyor, Commercial Dishwashing Machines
NSF International StandardsNSFListings-FoodEqui
Underwriters Laboratories StandardUL921 Commercial Electric Dishwashers Available from Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Corporate Progress, 333 Pfingsten Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062.