ASTM-F450 Standard Test Methods for Vacuum Cleaner Hose—Durability and Reliability (Plastic)

ASTM-F450 - 2013 EDITION - CURRENT
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Scope

1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the effect of anticipated stresses and strains that vacuum cleaner and extractor hoses will receive in normal use.

1.2 These test methods apply to plastic (regular and reinforced) vacuum cleaner and extractor hoses for household use.

1.3 The following tests are included:

 

Section

Torsional flex

6

Hot and cold flex with aging

7

Abrasion, external surfaces

8

Flex

9

Pull test on hose fittings with aging

10

Crush

11

Stretch ratio

12

Extractor hoses

13


1.4 These test methods are individual tests as agreed upon between the hose and vacuum manufacturer.

1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.6 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.

Significance and Use

4.1 These test methods can be used by buyers of vacuum cleaner hose to specify the test criteria the hose must meet to be acceptable for their purposes.

Keywords

durability; vacuum cleaner hose; vacuum cleaners

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Document Number

ASTM-F450-13

Revision Level

2013 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

June 15, 2013

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

7 pages

Committee Number

F11.30