AMCA Moves on Standards
January 7, 2008
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - The Air Movement and Control
Association (AMCA) International Inc. released information regarding multiple,
recent actions. The association approved Section 16 of AMCA 511-07, adding a
Certified Ratings Program (CRP) for Spiral Ducting. This new program will be
utilized in the testing of air leakage ratings.
It has also reaffirmed AMCA Publication 203-90, Field
Performance Measurement of Fan Systems. Recommendations in this publication may
be applied to all types of centrifugal, axial, and mixed flow fans in ducted or
non-ducted installations used for HVAC, mechanical draft, industrial process,
duct collection, etc.
AMCA Standard 540-07 was adopted by the membership of AMCA.
This standard establishes a uniform method for laboratory testing of louvers
that are impact tested with the large missile described in ASTM E 1996-04 and E
1886-05. The scope of this standard is for impact testing of louvers used on the
outside of buildings.
For more information, visit www.amca.org.
Publication date: 01/07/2008