Active Standard ASTM F952 | Developed by Subcommittee: F26.04
Book of Standards Volume: 15.12
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This specification covers vertical electric food mixing machines in a certain size range (as expressed by bowl capacity). These machines shall be adaptable for mixing, whipping, and beating food products. Optional construction features and attachments that enhance the mixing, beating, or whipping capabilities of the machine are also discussed. These machines shall consists of the following parts, equipment, and accessories: electric drive motor, speed selector, beater shaft, power supply, mixing bowls, agitators, bowl lift, bowl support, base, timer, attachment hub, and bowl truck. Optional equipments for these machines may include mixing bowl extension, bowl adapters, splash covers, and table. In order to determine the mixing machines' overall performance, the following tests shall be done: operational test, speed test, power bowl lift test and run-in test.
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1.1 This specification covers vertical electric food mixing machines in the size range (as expressed by bowl capacity) from 5 to 140 qt. These machines shall be adaptable for mixing, whipping, and beating food products. This specification does not include special purpose machines that are intended solely for mixing dough.
1.2 This specification also covers optional construction features and attachments that enhance the mixing, beating, or whipping capabilities of the machine. This specification does not cover ancillary equipment that can be driven by the attachment hub.
1.3 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.
1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods 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
ICS Number Code 97.040.50 (Small kitchen appliances)