ASTM-F2975 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Field Performance of Commercial Kitchen Ventilation Systems

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Standard Test Method for Measuring the Field Performance of Commercial Kitchen Ventilation Systems




1.1 This test method can be used to measure and validate successful design, installation and commissioning of commercial kitchen HVAC and makeup air systems for specific installations.

1.2 This test method field evaluates commercial kitchen ventilation system airflows and pressures.

1.3 This test method field evaluates visual hood capture and containment performance.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.5 The data generated is specific to the field conditions as installed.

1.6 This test method may involve hazardous materials, gasses (for example, CO) operations, and equipment. 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.

1.7 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


air flow balancing; air flow testing; capture and containment; commercial kitchen ventilation system; field performance;; ICS Number Code 91.140.30 (Ventilation and air-conditioning systems)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

15.12 (Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Systems; Food Service Equipment)

To find similar documents by classification:

91.140.30 (Ventilation and air-conditioning systems Including ventilation ducts Ventilators and air-conditioners, see 23.120)

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2012 R17 EDITION



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Publication Date

May 1, 2017

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Test Method

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13 pages

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