Standard Active Last Updated: Dec 22, 2017
ASTM F952-12(2017)

Standard Specification for Mixing Machines, Food, Electric

Abstract

This specification covers vertical electric food mixing machines in a certain size range (as expressed by bowl capacity). These machines shall be adaptable for mixing, whipping, and beating food products. Optional construction features and attachments that enhance the mixing, beating, or whipping capabilities of the machine are also discussed. These machines shall consists of the following parts, equipment, and accessories: electric drive motor, speed selector, beater shaft, power supply, mixing bowls, agitators, bowl lift, bowl support, base, timer, attachment hub, and bowl truck. Optional equipments for these machines may include mixing bowl extension, bowl adapters, splash covers, and table. In order to determine the mixing machines' overall performance, the following tests shall be done: operational test, speed test, power bowl lift test and run-in test.

Scope

1.1 This specification covers vertical electric food mixing machines in the size range (as expressed by bowl capacity) from 5 to 140 qt. These machines shall be adaptable for mixing, whipping, and beating food products. This specification does not include special purpose machines that are intended solely for mixing dough.

1.2 This specification also covers optional construction features and attachments that enhance the mixing, beating, or whipping capabilities of the machine. This specification does not cover ancillary equipment that can be driven by the attachment hub.

1.3 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.

1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods 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.

1.5 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: F26.04
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.1520/F0952-12R17
ICS Code: 97.040.50