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    ASTM F919 - 20

    Standard Specification for Slicing Machines, Food, Electric

    Active Standard ASTM F919 | Developed by Subcommittee: F26.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.12

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    This specification covers commercial food slicers having electrically driven rotating slicing blades. Food slicers covered in this specification are classified into types and classes. Types: type I - fully automatic (powered carriage); and type II - semiautomatic (manually operated carriage). Classes: class A - bench mounted; class B - pedestal mounted; and class C - stand mounted with casters. Gage plate operation test, slicing rate test, uniformity test, slicer knife test, sharpener test, carriage operation test, power transmission test, switch test, and slicer stand loading test shall be performed to meet the requirements prescribed.

    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 commercial food slicers having electrically driven rotating slicing blades.

    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 precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method 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, 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

    D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging

    F760 Specification for Food Service Equipment Manuals

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

    NSF International Standards

    NSF/ANSI Standard No. 8 Commercial Powered Food Preparation Equipment

    NSF Listings Food Equipment

    Underwriters Laboratories Standards

    UL 763 Motor-Operated Commercial Food Preparing Machines

    ANSI Standard

    ANSI Z1.4 Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes

    Military Standards

    MIL-STD-167/1 Mechanical Vibration of Shipboard Equipment (Type IEnvironmental and Type IIInternally Excited)

    MIL-STD-461 Requirements for the Control of Electromagnetic Interference Characteristics for Subsystems and Equipment

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.040.50 (Small kitchen appliances)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 48101616(Commercial use food slicers)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/F0919-20

    Citation Format

    ASTM F919-20, Standard Specification for Slicing Machines, Food, Electric, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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