ASTM WK55797

    New Test Method for Measuring Capture Efficiency of Domestic Range Hoods

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    WK55797

    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard measures the capture efficiency of wall mounted domestic range hoods under controlled conditions in a test chamber. 1.2 This standard applies to range hoods that exhaust air to outside and does not apply to recirculating range hoods. 1.3 This standard only applies to range hood air flows up to 200 L/s. 1.4 This standard is intended to quantify the capture efficiency of range hoods under controlled laboratory conditions suitable for rating.


    Keywords

    Range Hoods:Domestic Range Hoods:

    Rationale

    Cooking is a major source of indoor pollutants in homes and the best method of removing these pollutants is by using a range hood.

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    08-26-2016

    Technical Contact:
    Iain Walker

    Status:
    Approved