Clothes washing machines for commercial use - Methods for measuring the performance
|Publication Date:||8 May 2015|
|ICS Code (Laundry appliances):||97.060|
This Technical Specification specifies methods for measuring the performance of clothes washing machines for commercial use utilizing cold and/or hot water supply and without heating or with heating devices for electricity, steam or gas. It also deals with appliances for both washing and drying textiles (washer-dryers) with respect to their washing related functions. This Technical Specification covers top, front and side loaded non household washing machines with horizontal or vertical axis and with one or more wash compartments. NOTE 1 Non household tumble dryer performance is assessed to CLC/TS 50594. NOTE 2 Installation and energy calculations of non-household washing machines heated with gas is assessed in EN ZZZZZ. The object is to state and define the principal performance characteristics of non-household washing machines and to describe the test methods for measuring these characteristics. NOTE 3 This Technical Specification does not apply to continuous batch washing machines (e.g. tunnel washers) or washing machines only possible to operate with automatic loading and unloading. NOTE 4 This Technical Specification does not specify safety requirements for non-household washing machines. Safety requirements are specified in EN 50571 and the EN ISO 10472 series.