AHAM - DW-1
Household Electric Dishwashers
|Publication Date:||1 January 2010|
This standard only applies to automatic and non-automatic household dishwashers as defined in 3.7.3.
This standard includes definitions, methods for testing and evaluating dishwasher cleaning performance, a reference to testing for safety and methods of testing and recommended levels for inlet and drain tubing of household electric dishwashers of the types indicated. The standard also includes requirements for the dishwasher drain connection to a food waste disposer and references to energy and water consumption measurement methods.
This standard does not specify test methods for determining energy consumption, drying performance, sound levels or noise for dishwashers.
This standard establishes uniform, repeatable procedures or standard methods for measuring specified product characteristics of household electric dishwashers.
The standard methods provide means to compare and evaluate different brands and models of household electric dishwashers regarding characteristics significant to product use.
The standard methods and the recommended levels of performance are not intended to inhibit improvement and innovation in product testing, design or performance.