This specification covers commercial food slicers having electrically driven rotating slicing blades. Food slicers covered in this specification are classified into types and classes. Types: type I - fully automatic (powered carriage); and type II - semiautomatic (manually operated carriage). Classes: class A - bench mounted; class B - pedestal mounted; and class C - stand mounted with casters. Gage plate operation test, slicing rate test, uniformity test, slicer knife test, sharpener test, carriage operation test, power transmission test, switch test, and slicer stand loading test shall be performed to meet the requirements prescribed.
This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.
1.1 This specification covers commercial food slicers having electrically driven rotating slicing blades.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 9, of this specification: 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
NSF International Standards
Underwriters Laboratories Standards
UL969 Marking and Labeling Systems
ANSIZ1.4 Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes
MIL-STD-461 Requirements for the Control of Electromagnetic Interference Characteristics for Subsystems and Equipment
carriage; food service equipment; gage plate; knife; slicer; Cooking/food service equipment--specifications; Electric food service equipment--specifications; Electric slicing machine; Slicers;
ICS Number Code 97.040.50 (Small kitchen appliances)
ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.
Citing ASTM Standards
[Back to Top]