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Standard Test Method for Deposition on Glassware During Mechanical Dishwashing

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Standard Guide for Deposition on Glassware During Mechanical Dishwashing


1.1 This test method covers a procedure for measuring performance of a mechanical dishwashing detergent in terms of the buildup of spots and film on glassware. It is designed to evaluate household automatic dishwasher detergents but can be used as a screening test for institutional dishwashing products.

1.2 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Significance and Use

This test method is intended as a laboratory screening test to determine performance of the detergent under actual use conditions, but will not necessarily predict performance under all end-use conditions.


automatic household dishwashing detergents; detergent materials/systems-mechanical dishwasher detergents; dishwashing test; glassware; household applications; Institutional supplies; performance-detergent materials/applications; deposition of detergents (spots/film) on glassware during mechanical; dishwashing, test; ICS Number Code 97.040.40 (Dishwashers); 97.040.60 (Cookware, cutlery and flatware)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

15.04 (Soaps and Other Detergents; Polishes; Leather; Resilient Floor Coverings)

To find similar documents by classification:

97.040.40 (Dishwashers)

97.040.60 (Cookware, cutlery and flatware Including table cutlery and table ware)

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1985 R01 EDITION



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Publication Date

May 31, 1985

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

2 pages

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