Dishwashers – scope
The Standard (AS/NZS 2007.1:2005) sets out the method of determining the performance characteristics of electric dishwashers intended for household and similar use. This Standard does not specify safety requirements.
In particular this Standard:
(a) States and defines the principal performance characteristics of electric dishwashers, which are:
- washing performance
- drying performance (irrespective of whether the dishwasher has a specific drying operation within the selected program
- energy and water consumption
- standby power.
(b) Specifies the standard methods of measuring these characteristics
(c) Sets levels of acceptable performance for washing and drying performance.
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