Laboratory Methods for Testing Actuators

AMCA International announced that the Board of Standards Review of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved the following document on December 2, 2009: ANSI/AMCA STANDARD 520-09, Laboratory Methods for Testing Actuators. This standard establishes an industry standard for minimum rating and testing of actuators used on fire/smoke dampers.

04/01/2010


 

 

 

AMCA International announced that the Board of Standards Review of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved the following document on December 2, 2009: ANSI/AMCA STANDARD 520-09, Laboratory Methods for Testing Actuators. This standard establishes an industry standard for minimum rating and testing of actuators used on fire/smoke dampers. The testing requirements for ANSI/AMCA Standard 520-09 will cover torque or force rating, long-term holding, operational life, elevated temperature performance, periodic maintenance, production, and sound testing for both pneumatic and electric operators.

 

 

 



No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Solving HVAC challenges; Thermal comfort criteria; Liquid-immersion cooling; Specifying VRF systems; 2016 Product of the Year winners
MEP Giants; MEP Annual Report; Mergers and acquisitions; Passive, active fire protection; LED retrofits; HVAC energy efficiency
Integrating electrical and HVAC systems; Tracking and conserving facility water use; Energy code advancements; The future of professional engineers
Driving motor efficiency; Preventing Arc Flash in mission critical facilities; Integrating alternative power and existing electrical systems
Putting COPS into context; Designing medium-voltage electrical systems; Planning and designing resilient, efficient data centers; The nine steps of designing generator fuel systems
Designing generator systems; Using online commissioning tools; Selective coordination best practices
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
click me