Standard Active Last Updated: Oct 01, 2021
ASTM F859-21

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

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.

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.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 15.12
Developed by Subcommittee: F26.01
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.1520/F0859-21
ICS Code: 97.040.40