Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM F1787-98

Standard Test Method for Performance of Rotisserie Ovens


1.1 This test method evaluates the energy consumption and cooking performance of rotisserie ovens. The food service operator can use this evaluation to select a rotisserie oven and understand its energy performance.

1.2 This test method is applicable to thermostatically controlled gas and electric rotisserie ovens designed for batch cooking.

1.3 The rotisserie oven can be evaluated with respect to the following (where applicable): 1.3.1 Energy Input Rate (10.2), 1.3.2 Preheat energy and time (10.4), 1.3.3 Idle energy rate (10.5), 1.3.4 Pilot energy rate, if applicable (10.6), 1.3.5 Cooking energy efficiency and production capacity (10.9), and 1.3.6 Holding energy rate and product shrinkage (optional, see 10.10).

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information only.

1.5 This test method 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.12
Developed by Subcommittee: F26.06
Pages: 11
DOI: 10.1520/F1787-98
ICS Code: 97.040.20