Active Standard ASTM F917 | Developed by Subcommittee: F26.01
Book of Standards Volume: 15.12
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This specification covers commercial food waste disposers intended for the grinding of food waste. Commercial disposers shall be of two types, namely: Type and Type II. The materials shall conform to the specified requirements and include the following: corrosion resistant steel, aluminum alloy, abrasion-resistant cast iron, austenitic gray iron, copper tube, brass pipe, alloy steel, black and galvanized pipe, and gaskets and seals. The disposer construction requirements including requirements for the following are detailed: (1) valves and fittings, (2) hopper (upper housing), (3) grind chamber (lower housing), (4) shredded ring, (5) flywheel, (6) cutting teeth, (7) water seal, (8) bearings, (9) motor, (10) wiring and circuit protective devices, (11) support leg(s), and (12) plating, coating, and painting. Leakage and operations test shall be performed.
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1.1 This specification covers commercial food waste disposers intended for the grinding of food waste.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A29/A29M Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought, General Requirements for
A120 Specification for Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Welded and Seamless for Ordinary Uses; Replaced by A 53
A167 Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium-Nickel Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
A276 Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes
A436 Specification for Austenitic Gray Iron Castings
A532/A532M Specification for Abrasion-Resistant Cast Irons
A554 Specification for Welded Stainless Steel Mechanical Tubing
A582/A582M Specification for Free-Machining Stainless Steel Bars
A681 Specification for Tool Steels Alloy
B26/B26M Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Sand Castings
B43 Specification for Seamless Red Brass Pipe, Standard Sizes
B75 Specification for Seamless Copper Tube
B108 Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Permanent Mold Castings
D2000 Classification System for Rubber Products in Automotive Applications
D2287 Specification for Nonrigid Vinyl Chloride Polymer and Copolymer Molding and Extrusion Compounds
D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E1842 Test Method for Macro-Rockwell Hardness Testing of Metallic Materials
F104 Classification System for Nonmetallic Gasket Materials
F760 Specification for Food Service Equipment Manuals
ICS Number Code 13.030.40 (Installations and equipment for waste disposal and treatment)