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AS/NZS 2007.1:2021


Performance of household electrical appliances — Dishwashers, Part 1: Methods for measuring performance, energy and water consumption

Specifies test procedures and minimum performance criteria for determining the performance characteristics of electric dishwashers intended for household and similar use that are within the scope of the relevant legislation. This Standard does not specify safety requirements.
Published: 19/02/2021
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Application
1.3 Normative references
1.4 Terms and definitions
1.5 Rounding
2 Test requirements and measurements
2.1 General
2.2 Test conditions, instrumentation and materials
2.3 Preparation of a dishwasher for testing
2.4 General test procedures
2.5 Check of rated capacity
2.6 Preparation and soiling of loads
2.7 Washing performance
2.8 Energy consumption, water consumption and standby power
2.9 Drying performance
2.10 Evaluation and calculation of washing and drying indices
2.11 Reference machine
3 Use of reference machine
3.1 General
3.2 Program
3.3 Detergent
3.4 Water softener
3.5 Test conditions
3.6 Reference machine
3.7 Reference machine log
3.8 Record of results
3.9 Checks and repairs
3.10 Calibration checks
4 Performance requirements
4.1 General
4.2 Water pressure
4.3 Rated capacity
4.4 Washing index
4.5 Water consumption
4.6 Drying index
5 Requirements for accompanying information
5.1 General
5.2 Rated capacity
5.3 Loading pattern
5.4 Detergent
5.5 Rinse aid
5.6 Program
5.7 Additional requirements
Appendix A
A.1 General
A.2 Accuracy and precision of measurements
A.3 Ambient conditions
A.4 Water supply
A.5 Water hardness
A.6 Electricity supply
A.7 Measurement accuracies and instruments
A.7.1 Mass
A.7.2 Temperature
A.7.3 Electrical energy consumption
A.7.4 Length
A.7.5 Time
A.7.6 Water consumption
A.8 Detergent
A.8.1 Alternative detergents
A.8.2 AS/NZS detergent
A.8.3 IEC detergent D
A.9 Rinse aid
A.9.1 Alternative rinse aids
A.9.2 AS/NZS rinse aid
A.9.3 Rinse aid formula III
A.10 Soiling agents
A.11 Brush to be used with cooked cereal
A.12 Test load items
A.12.1 General
A.12.2 IEC load
A.12.2.1 Specification
A.12.2.2 Items required
A.13 Sieves
A.14 Grinder
A.15 Block insert
A.16 White cotton gloves
A.17 Built-in dishwasher test enclosure
A.17.1 General
A.17.2 Materials
A.17.3 Dimensions
A.17.4 Construction
A.18 Lighting conditions for load evaluation
Appendix B
B.1 General
B.2 Condition, installation and use of machine
B.3 Filters
B.4 Test program
B.5 Initial temperature of machine
B.6 Test enclosure
B.7 Detergent quantity
B.8 Rinse aid quantities
B.8.1 Dishwashers with automatic dispenser
B.8.2 Dishwashers without automatic dispenser
B.9 Water softening
B.10 Pre-conditioning run
B.11 Test load
B.12 Soiling
B.13 Evaluation
B.14 Post-test removal of stains
Appendix C
C.1 General
C.2 Preparation of load items
C.2.1 General
C.2.2 Knives
C.2.3 Forks and soup spoons
C.3 Preparation and application of soiling agents
C.3.1 General
C.3.2 Tomato juice
C.3.2.1 Apparatus
C.3.2.2 Preparation
C.3.2.3 Application
C.3.2.4 Storage and reuse
C.3.3 Tea
C.3.3.1 Apparatus
C.3.3.2 Water hardness
C.3.3.3 Preparation
C.3.3.4 Application
C.3.4 Egg yolk
C.3.4.1 Apparatus
C.3.4.2 Preparation
C.3.4.3 Application
C.3.5 Cooked cereal
C.3.5.1 General
C.3.5.2 Infant cereal
C. Apparatus
C. Preparation
C.3.5.3 Oatmeal
C. Apparatus
C. Preparation
C.3.5.4 Application
C.3.6 Spinach
C.3.6.1 Apparatus
C.3.6.2 Preparation
C.3.6.3 Application
C.3.6.4 Storage of opened sieved spinach
C.3.7 Margarine
C.3.7.1 Apparatus
C.3.7.2 Preparation
C.3.7.3 Application
C.3.8 Time for application and drying of soiling agents
Appendix D
D.1 General
D.2 Test conditions
D.3 Principle
D.3.1 General
D.3.2 Water consumption, program energy and program time
D.3.3 Cycle time, post program energy and end of cycle mode power
D.3.4 Tested energy consumption (Et)
D.3.5 Other standby power modes
D.4 Apparatus
D.5 Procedures
D.5.1 Performance measurements
D.5.2 Delay start mode
D.5.3 Off mode
D.6 Tested energy consumption
D.6.1 General
D.6.2 Water consumption
D.6.3 Cold water correction energy (Ec)
D.6.4 Hot water supply energy (Eh)
D.7 Standby power
D.8 Program time and cycle time
D.9 Test report
Appendix E
E.1 General
E.2 Test conditions
E.3 Apparatus
E.4 Procedure
E.5 Test report
Appendix F
F.1 General
F.2 Evaluation of washing performance
F.2.1 Test conditions
F.2.2 Removal and examination of load items
F.2.3 Allocation of wash score
F.2.4 Marks and stains
F.2.4.1 Finger marks
F.2.4.2 Detergent
F.2.4.3 Wet stains
F.2.4.4 Dry stains
F.2.4.5 Cooked cereal stains
F.2.4.6 Stains surrounding particles
F.2.5 Evaluation of damaged items
F.3 Washing index
F.3.1 Total wash score
F.3.2 Washing index
F.3.3 Combined scores for two competent persons
F.3.3.1 Average scores
F.3.3.2 Validity check
F.4 Evaluation of drying performance
F.4.1 Conditions
F.4.2 Removal and examination of load items
F.4.3 Allocation of dry score
F.4.3.1 General
F.4.3.2 Dry
F.4.3.3 Intermediate
F.4.3.4 Wet
F.4.4 Water marks
F.5 Drying index
F.5.1 Total dry score
F.5.2 Drying index
F.5.3 Combined scores for two competent persons
F.5.3.1 Average scores
F.5.3.2 Validity check
Appendix G
G.1 General
G.2 Washing index
G.3 Drying index
G.4 Energy consumption
Appendix H
H.1 General
H.2 Machine specifications
Appendix I
I.1 General
I.2 Background — Models G 590 REF and G 595 REF
I.3 Target values — Models G 590 REF and G 595 REF
Appendix J
J.1 General
J.2 Background
J.3 Corrections
Appendix K
K.1 General
K.2 Washing performance
K.3 Test report
Appendix L
Appendix M
Amendment control sheet
Cited references in this standard
Corrigendum 1 — Electric dishwashers for household use — Methods for measuring the performance
Household electrical appliances-Measurement of standby power
Performance of household electrical appliances — Dishwashers, Part 2: Energy efficiency labelling requirements
Numerical values — Rounding and interpretation of limiting values
Colour standards for general purposes
Content history
AS/NZS 2007.1 Supp 1:2001 Rec:2016