Australia tests new test kitchen
AUSTRALIA has tested its new test cooking appliances, which can be used on a range of domestic and industrial kitchens.
Key points:The products can be put to the test at a variety of temperatures and temperatures for a range from 1,000 degrees Celsius to 2,000 degree CelsiusThe new products will be tested on a variety or types of kitchensThe tests will include cooking tests, cleaning tests, microwaving tests, fridge tests and dishwasher testsThe products will not be used in kitchen service systemsThe new appliances will be manufactured in Australia by Australian-based test kitchen firm Sperry.
In a statement, Sperrys said it was committed to “innovating, improving and enhancing the design and performance of the new cooking test kitchen.”
It said it had “committed to a wide range of manufacturing processes” to achieve a high-performance product.
“We have built up the capability to test the new test cookers in multiple ways and temperatures and temperature ranges to achieve the highest possible performance and durability,” the company said.
“This is in line with our existing testing strategy which has included testing the cookers at varying temperatures and to a range, from 1.5KC to 2.5 KC.”
Key pointsA range of kitchens can be tested using the test kitchen productsThe range includes domestic kitchens and industrial, including dishwashersThe new test products can also be tested at different temperatures and a rangeThe products also include microwave testing, fridge testing and dishwasher testsThe product can be stored for up to three weeksThe test kitchen is not expected to be commercially available until early 2019.
The Australian National University (ANU) says the products can vary in performance from one kitchen to another.
“It’s not just about performance, it’s about the type of work you do, how you prepare the food, how the dishwasher is cleaned,” ANU Associate Professor David Deacon said.
“These are the things you need to test.”
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