Standard Active Last Updated: May 11, 2018
ASTM F858-18

Standard Specification for Hot Water Sanitizing Commercial Dishwashing Machines, Single Tank, Conveyor Rack Type


This specification covers single tank, automatic rack type, hot water sanitizing commercial dishwashing machines. Covered by this specification are dishwashing machines of various types (Types I and II based on feed direction, from right or left, respectively), styles (Styles 1-3 based on method of heating: steam, electric, or gas), classes (Classes A-D based on heat source: injector, heat exchange coil, natural gas, or LP gas), sizes, and capacities. Components comprising the dishwashing machine shall be manufactured from corrosion-resistant steel (tank, scrap trays or strainers, overflow drain, access door/s, and legs), corrosion-resisting materials (conveyor, piping and fittings, valves, and spray assemblies), nickel-copper alloys, and plastics. Pump casings shall be of cast iron or corrosion-resisting material. When specified, the dishwashing machine assembly may include a final rinse booster, detergent feeder, and rinse agent feeder. The dishwashing machine shall be tested for performance standards compliance and noise level as well as for operational, leakage, and performance profile requirements. All tests shall comply with the requirements specified.


1.1 This specification covers single tank, automatic rack type, commercial dishwashing machines.

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 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: F26.01
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/F0858-18
ICS Code: 97.040.40