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ASTM International - ASTM F2143-04

Standard Test Method for Performance of Refrigerated Buffet and Preparation Tables

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 October 2004
Status: inactive
Page Count: 12
ICS Code (Small kitchen appliances): 97.040.50
significance And Use:

The energy input rate test is used to confirm that the buffet/preparation table is operating properly prior to further testing.

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scope:

1.1 This test method covers evaluation of the energy consumption and refrigeration performance of refrigerated buffet and preparation tables. The food service operator can use this evaluation to select a refrigerated buffet and preparation table and understand its energy performance.

1.2 This test method is applicable to electric self-contained refrigerators used for holding and displaying refrigerated food in an open area.

1.3 The refrigerated buffet and preparation table can be evaluated with respect to the following (where applicable):

1.3.1 Maximum energy input rate, or maximum current draw (10.1),

1.3.2 Thermostat calibration (10.4),

1.3.3 Lid up energy rate and temperature performance (10.5), and

1.3.4 Lid down energy rate (10.6).

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 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

May 1, 2016
Standard Test Method for Performance of Refrigerated Buffet and Preparation Tables
1.1 This test method covers evaluation of the energy consumption of refrigerated buffet and preparation tables. The food service operator can use this evaluation to select a refrigerated buffet and...
March 1, 2010
Standard Test Method for Performance of Refrigerated Buffet and Preparation Tables
1.1 This test method covers evaluation of the energy consumption and refrigeration performance of refrigerated buffet and preparation tables. The food service operator can use this evaluation to...
ASTM F2143-04
October 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Performance of Refrigerated Buffet and Preparation Tables
1.1 This test method covers evaluation of the energy consumption and refrigeration performance of refrigerated buffet and preparation tables. The food service operator can use this evaluation to...
October 10, 2001
Standard Test Method for Performance of Refrigerated Buffet and Preparation Tables
1.1 This test method covers evaluation of the energy consumption and refrigeration performance of refrigerated buffet and preparation tables. The food service operator can use this evaluation to...
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