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    ASTM F2105 - 21

    Standard Test Method for Measuring Air Performance Characteristics of Vacuum Cleaner Motor/Fan Systems

    Active Standard ASTM F2105 | Developed by Subcommittee: F11.22

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11

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    Significance and Use

    4.1 The test results allow the comparison of the maximum air power at the vacuum cleaner motor/fan system inlet under the conditions of this test method.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers procedures for determining air performance characteristics of series universal motor/fan systems used in commercial and household upright, canister, stick, hand-held utility, combination-type vacuum cleaners, and household central vacuum cleaning systems.

    1.2 These tests and calculations include determination of suction, airflow, air power, maximum air power, and input power under specified operating conditions.

    Note 1: For more information on air performance characteristics, see References (1) through (2).2

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.4 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    E1 Specification for ASTMLiquid-in-Glass Thermometers

    E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method

    E2251 Specification for Liquid-in-Glass ASTM Thermometers with Low-Hazard Precision Liquids

    F431 Specification for Air Performance Measurement Plenum Chamber for Vacuum Cleaners

    IEC Standard

    IEC 62885-2 Surface Cleaning AppliancesPart 2: Dry Vacuum Cleaners for Household or Similar UseMethods for Measuring the Performance

    AMCA Standard

    210-85 Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for Rating

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.120 (Ventilators. Fans. Air-conditioners); 97.080 (Cleaning appliances)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 47121602(Vacuum cleaners)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F2105-21

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2105-21, Standard Test Method for Measuring Air Performance Characteristics of Vacuum Cleaner Motor/Fan Systems, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2021, www.astm.org

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