Work Item
ASTM WK73913

New Test Method for Lifetime Testing for Secondary Hoses Related to Upright Vacuum Cleaners

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, consumer awareness, stimulation of research, the development of definitions and terminology, safety, performance characteristics, classifications and specifications, methods of tests and practices relating to vacuum cleaner systems.


Secondary; Stretch; Hose; Wire&Vinyl; Lifetime


Different studies show that one of the main malfunctions of upright vacuum cleaners is the breaking of the secondary hose. A new standard is needed to assess the durability of the secondary hose.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F11.30

Committee: F11

Staff Manager: Nora Nimmerichter

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 08-20-2020

Technical Contact: Mike Schutte

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