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    ASTM F859 - 21

    Standard Specification for Heat-Sanitizing Commercial Dishwashing Machines, Multiple Tank, Conveyor Rack Type

    Active Standard ASTM F859 | Developed by Subcommittee: F26.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.12


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    Abstract

    This specification covers multiple tank automatic rack-type commercial dishwashing machines. Dishwashing machines shall be of the following types, styles, and classes, as specified: Type I-this machine shall be designed and supplied to accept the feeding of soiled tableware from the right side, when facing the front of the machine; and Type II-this machine shall be designed and supplied to accept the feeding of soiled tableware from the left side, when facing the front of the machine. Style 1 - steam heated; Style 2 - electrically heated; Style 3 - gas-heated; and Style 4 - pre-wash unit. Class A - injectors; Class B - heat exchange coils; Class C - natural gas; and Class D - LP gas. The construction requirements; electrical, steam and gas equipment requirements; lubrication requirements; treatment and painting requirements; and performance requirements are presented in details.

    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. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers multiple tank automatic rack-type commercial dishwashing machines, including continuous type, oval shaped, with horizontal table conveyor systems.

    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 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 12, 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, 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.

    ASTM Standards

    A240/A240M Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications

    B127 Specification for Nickel-Copper Alloy Plate, Sheet, and Strip

    F760 Specification for Food Service Equipment Manuals

    F861 Specification for Commercial Dishwashing Racks

    F1920 Test Method for Performance of Rack Conveyor Commercial Dishwashing Machines

    Federal Regulation

    OSHA Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.040.40 (Dishwashers)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 48101615(Commercial use dishwashers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F0859-21

    Citation Format

    ASTM F859-21, Standard Specification for Heat-Sanitizing Commercial Dishwashing Machines, Multiple Tank, Conveyor Rack Type, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2021, www.astm.org

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