ASTM F2796 - 19

    Standard Specification for Hot Food Holding Tables

    Active Standard ASTM F2796 | Developed by Subcommittee: F26.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.12


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers commercial hot food holding tables which utilize gas or electrical fuel sources, or both, for holding food in the commercial and institutional food service establishments.

    1.2 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.

    1.3 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.

    1.4 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.

    ANSI Standards

    ANSI B1.1 Unified Inch Screw Threads (UN and UNR Thread Form) Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.

    ANSI/NFPA 54

    ANSI/NFPA 70 National Electric Code Available from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02169-7471, http://www.nfpa.org.

    ANSI Z83.11/CSA-1.8 Gas Food Service Equipment

    ASTM Standards

    A167 Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium-Nickel Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip

    A176 Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip

    D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging

    F760 Specification for Food Service Equipment Manuals

    F1166 Practice for Human Engineering Design for Marine Systems, Equipment, and Facilities

    Military Standards

    MIL-STD-1399/300 Interface Standards for Shipboard Systems Section 300A, Electric Power, Alternating Current

    MIL-STD-461 Military Standard for Electromagnetic Emission and Susceptibility Requirements for the Control of Electromagnetic Interference


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.040.50 (Small kitchen appliances)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


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    DOI: 10.1520/F2796-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2796-19, Standard Specification for Hot Food Holding Tables, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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