Standard Active Last Updated: Jul 18, 2022
ASTM F2521-09(2022)

Standard Specification for Heavy-Duty Ranges, Gas and Electric

Abstract

This specification covers heavy-duty ranges that use gas or electrical heat sources, or both, for cooking food in the commercial and institutional food service establishments. Types: type I-electric range top with electric oven; type I-electric range top with gas-fired oven; type I-electric range top with storage base; type II-gas-fired range top with gas-fired oven; type II-gas-fired range top with electric oven; and type II-gas-fired range top with storage base. Electric ovens: electric standard oven and electric convection oven. Power: natural gas, propane, manufactured gas, and other gases. All ranges shall be provided with means to regulate the oven interior temperature and cook top burner heat. Oven thermostat test shall be performed to meet the requirements prescribed.

Scope

1.1 This specification covers heavy-duty ranges that use gas or electrical heat sources, or both, for cooking food in the commercial and institutional food service establishments.

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 standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. 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: F26.02
Pages: 12
DOI: 10.1520/F2521-09R22
ICS Code: 97.040.20