Standard Active Last Updated: Dec 21, 2017
ASTM F760-93(2017)

Standard Specification for Food Service Equipment Manuals

Significance and Use

2.1 This specification applies to manuals for food service equipment that in normal operation requires regularly scheduled servicing, inspection, or component replacement. The requirement for manuals for food service equipment that does not require regularly scheduled servicing shall be optional for each manufacturer.


This specification covers the requirements for food service equipment manuals which shall contain, as a minimum, information pertaining to complete installation and start-up, operation, preventive maintenance, and service instructions for troubleshooting, repair, and component replacement, including applicable charts and diagrams, and an illustrated parts data section.


1.1 This specification covers requirements for manuals for food service equipment which shall contain, as a minimum, complete installation, operating, preventive maintenance and service instructions, including applicable charts and diagrams and an illustrated parts data section.

1.2 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. For specific hazards statements see Section 4.

1.3 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.12
Developed by Subcommittee: F26.91
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/F0760-93R17
ICS Code: 97.020