ASTM International - ASTM F450-96
Standard Test Methods for Vacuum Cleaner Hose—Durability and Reliability (Plastic Wire Reinforced)
|Publication Date:||10 September 2001|
|ICS Code (Cleaning appliances):||97.080|
1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the effect of anticipated stresses and strains that vacuum cleaner hoses will receive in normal use.
1.2 These test methods apply to plastic, wire-reinforced, nonelectric vacuum cleaner hoses for household use.
1.3 The following tests are included:
|Hot and cold flex with aging||7|
|Abrasion, external surfaces||8|
|Pull test on hose fittings with aging||10|
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 mathmatical conversions to SI units, which 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.