Cleaning robots for household use - Dry cleaning: Methods of measuring performance

IEC 62929:2014 is applicable to dry cleaning robots for household use in or under conditions similar to those in households. The purpose of this standard is to specify the essential performance characteristics of dry cleaning robots and to describe methods for measuring these characteristics. This standard is neither concerned with safety nor with performance requirements.

Robots de nettoyage à usage domestique - Nettoyage à sec: Méthodes de mesure de l'aptitude à la fonction

L'IEC 62929:2014 s'applique aux robots de nettoyage à sec pour usage domestique ou utilisation dans des conditions similaires à celles rencontrées dans des conditions domestiques. La présente norme internationale a pour but de spécifier les principales caractéristiques d'aptitude à la fonction des robots de nettoyage à sec et de décrire les méthodes de mesure de ces caractéristiques. La présente norme internationale ne couvre ni les exigences de sécurité, ni les exigences d'aptitude à la fonction.

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Cleaning robots for household use – Dry-cleaning: Methods of measuring
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Robots de nettoyage à usage domestique – Nettoyage à sec: Méthodes
de mesure de l'aptitude à la fonction
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IEC 62929
Edition 1.0 2014-07
INTERNATIONAL
STANDARD
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INTERNATIONALE
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Cleaning robots for household use – Dry-cleaning: Methods of measuring
performance
Robots de nettoyage à usage domestique – Nettoyage à sec: Méthodes
de mesure de l'aptitude à la fonction
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CONTENTS

FOREWORD ........................................................................................................................... 5

INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................................... 7

1 Scope .............................................................................................................................. 8

2 Normative references ...................................................................................................... 8

3 Terms and definitions ...................................................................................................... 8

4 General conditions for testing ........................................................................................ 10

4.1 Atmospheric conditions ......................................................................................... 10

4.2 Lighting conditions ................................................................................................ 10

4.3 Test equipment and materials ............................................................................... 10

4.4 Number of samples ............................................................................................... 10

4.5 Running-in of a new cleaning robot ....................................................................... 10

4.6 Preparation of battery ........................................................................................... 11

4.7 Operation of the cleaning robot ............................................................................. 11

4.8 Measurement of dust receptacle weight ................................................................ 11

4.9 Measurement resolution and accuracy .................................................................. 11

4.10 Tolerance of dimensions ....................................................................................... 12

5 Dust removal test – Box ................................................................................................. 12

5.1 General ................................................................................................................. 12

5.2 Dust removal from hard flat floors ......................................................................... 12

5.2.1 Test bed ........................................................................................................ 12

5.2.2 Preparation of test ......................................................................................... 13

5.2.3 Test method .................................................................................................. 15

5.2.4 Determination of dust removal ability and operation time ............................... 16

5.3 Dust removal from carpets .................................................................................... 17

5.3.1 Test bed ........................................................................................................ 17

5.3.2 Preparation of test ......................................................................................... 18

5.3.3 Test method .................................................................................................. 19

5.3.4 Determination of dust removal ability and operation time ............................... 20

Dust removal – Straight line ........................................................................................... 20

6.1 General ................................................................................................................. 20

6.2 Test Mode ............................................................................................................. 20

6.2.1 General ......................................................................................................... 20

6.2.2 Access to test mode ...................................................................................... 20

6.2.3 Test mode action ........................................................................................... 21

6.2.4 Test mode speed verification ......................................................................... 21

6.3 Dust removal from hard floor ................................................................................. 21

6.3.1 Test bed ........................................................................................................ 21

6.3.2 Preparation of test ......................................................................................... 22

6.3.3 Test method .................................................................................................. 23

6.3.4 Determination of dust removal ability ............................................................. 24

6.4 Dust removal from carpet ...................................................................................... 26

6.4.1 Test bed ........................................................................................................ 26

6.4.2 Preparation of test ......................................................................................... 26

6.4.3 Test method .................................................................................................. 27

6.4.4 Determination of dust removal ability ............................................................. 27

7 Autonomous navigation/coverage test ........................................................................... 27

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7.1 General ................................................................................................................. 27

7.2 Test bed ............................................................................................................... 27

7.2.1 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 27

7.2.2 Floor configuration ......................................................................................... 27

7.2.3 Wall and ceiling configuration ........................................................................ 33

7.2.4 General conditions ......................................................................................... 38

7.3 Preparation of test ................................................................................................ 39

7.4 Test method .......................................................................................................... 40

7.5 Performance measurement ................................................................................... 41

8 Average robot speed ..................................................................................................... 43

8.1 Test bed ............................................................................................................... 43

8.2 Preparation ........................................................................................................... 44

8.2.1 Preconditioning of test floor ........................................................................... 44

8.2.2 Pre-treatment of cleaning robot ..................................................................... 44

8.2.3 Visual tracking system (VTS) ......................................................................... 44

8.3 Test method .......................................................................................................... 44

8.4 Determination of average speed ........................................................................... 45

9 Instructions for use ........................................................................................................ 46

Annex A (informative) Calculation of coverage ..................................................................... 47

A.1 Robot metrics ....................................................................................................... 47

A.2 Calculating robot coverage ................................................................................... 47

Annex B (informative) Comprehensive cleaning performance metric .................................... 50

Bibliography .......................................................................................................................... 51

Figure 1 – Dust removal from hard flat floor test bed configuration ........................................ 14

Figure 2 – Dust distribution devices ...................................................................................... 14

Figure 3 – Starting positions and orientations ....................................................................... 15

Figure 4 – Dust removal (box test) from carpet floor test bed configuration ........................... 18

Figure 5 – Description of test mode action ............................................................................ 22

Figure 6 – Straight line dust removal from hard floor test bed configuration .......................... 22

Figure 7 – Straight line dust removal from carpet floor test bed configuration ........................ 26

Figure 8 – Navigation/Coverage test bed configuration ......................................................... 28

Figure 9 – Details of obstacles around table ......................................................................... 29

Figure 10 – Illustration of metal transition installation ............................................................ 31

Figure 11 – Illustration of wood transition Installation ............................................................ 31

Figure 12 – Detail view of checker board and transitions....................................................... 32

Figure 13 – Configuration of four walls and ceiling ................................................................ 33

Figure 14 – Illustration of four-panel door ............................................................................. 36

Figure 15 – Illustration of window .......................................................................................... 36

Figure 16 – Illustration of baseboard ..................................................................................... 37

Figure 17 – Illustration of pendant light ................................................................................. 37

Figure 18 – Illustration of clock ............................................................................................. 38

Figure 19 – Illustration of mirror ............................................................................................ 39

Figure 20 – Illustration of picture ........................................................................................... 39

Figure 21 – Illustration of curtains ......................................................................................... 39

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Figure 22 – Starting positions for navigation test................................................................... 41

Figure 23 – Exemplary graph of coverage test result............................................................. 43

Figure 24 – Location of average speed test area within coverage test environment .............. 44

Figure A.1 – Robot coordinate frame .................................................................................... 47

Figure A.2 – The first coverage step ..................................................................................... 48

Figure A.3 – Incremental coverage step ................................................................................ 48

Table 1 – Tolerance of dimensions ....................................................................................... 12

Table 2 – Dimensions of furniture and obstacles ................................................................... 30

Table 3 – Wall and ceiling furniture ....................................................................................... 34

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CLEANING ROBOTS FOR HOUSEHOLD USE –
DRY-CLEANING: METHODS OF MEASURING PERFORMANCE
FOREWORD

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International Standard IEC 62929 has been prepared by subcommittee 59F: Surface cleaning

appliances, of IEC technical committee 59: Performance of household and similar electrical

appliances.
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INTRODUCTION

In addition to the performance measurement methods which are included in this International

Standard, a few more performance items have been reviewed and considered. The list of the

performance items which have been discussed over time but have not yet been included

comprises corner/edge dust pick-up, noise, docking, fall-off prevention, fibre pick-up and

emissions.

The performance items which have been left out in this edition will be continuously reviewed

and will soon be included in future editions of this standard.
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CLEANING ROBOTS FOR HOUSEHOLD USE –
DRY-CLEANING: METHODS OF MEASURING PERFORMANCE
1 Scope

This International Standard is applicable to dry cleaning robots for household use in or

under conditions similar to those in households.

The purpose of this standard is to specify the essential performance characteristics of dry

cleaning robots and to describe methods for measuring these characteristics.

This standard is neither concerned with safety nor with performance requirements.

2 Normative references

The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and

are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For

undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any
amendments) applies.

IEC 60312-1:2010, Vacuum cleaners for household use – Part 1: Dry vacuum cleaners –

Methods for measuring the performance
IEC 60312-1:2010/AMD1:2011
ISO 554, Standard atmospheres for conditioning and/or testing – Specifications
ISO 679:2009, Cement – Test methods – Determination of strength

ISO 2768-1:1989, General tolerances -- Part 1: Tolerances for linear and angular dimensions

without individual tolerance indications
3 Terms and definitions

For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in IEC 60312-1, as well as

the following apply.
3.1
cleaning robot
automatic battery-powered cleaners

automatic floor cleaner that operates autonomously without human intervention within a

defined perimeter

Note 1 to entry: The cleaning robot consists of a mobile part and may have a docking station and/or other

accessories to assist its operation.
3.2
dry cleaning robot

cleaning robot that is intended to remove only non-liquid material from the floor using by

means other than with the aid of solutions or liquids
______________

There is a consolidated edition 1.1 (2011), that includes IEC 60312-1:2010 and its amendment IEC 60312-

1:2010/AMD1:2011.
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Note 1 to entry: Typical means of cleaning include vacuum, brush(es), pad(s) and duster.

3.3
cleaning head
air intake nozzle at the bottom of the cleaning robot

Note 1 to entry: The width of the cleaning head is the width of the air intake nozzle in the direction of forward

travel.
Note 2 to entry: It does not include any agitation device.
3.4
agitation device

motorized mechanical part or an air-blower attached to the cleaning robot used to assist dirt

removal
3.5
docking station
base unit

unit that may provide manual or automatic battery charging facilities, dust removal from the

robot, data processing facility or other robot support functions
3.6
passive cleaning head
cleaning head without agitation device

[SOURCE: IEC 60312-1:2010, 3.5, modified – "nozzle" has been replaced by "cleaning

head".]
3.7
visual tracking system
VTS
measurement system which enables the tracking of robot position and orientation
3.8
secondary collection system

peripheral device outside of the robot that collects the dust from the cleaning robot

3.9
dust receptacle
container inside of the robot used to hold the collected dust
3.10
test

entirety / superset of all (test) runs and (test) trials of all samples to be measured for a

single robot
3.11
trial

single instance of a performance measurement carried out under identical conditions that can

be repeated multiple times
3.12
run

subset of a trial where one or more factors affecting the test results is (are) changed

3.13
pass
traverse of the cleaning head over the test area
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Note 1 to entry: The number of passes refers to the number of times the same test area has been traversed by

the cleaning head.
3.14
dust area
area where the test dust is distributed for the dust removal test
4 General conditions for testing
4.1 Atmospheric conditions

Unless otherwise specified, the test procedures and measurements shall be carried out under

the following atmospheric conditions (in accordance with ISO 554):
Temperature: (23 ± 2) °C
Relative humidity: (50 ± 5) %
Air pressure: 86 kPa to 106 kPa

Temperature and humidity conditions within the specified ranges are required for good

repeatability and reproducibility. Care shall be taken to avoid changes during a test.

4.2 Lighting conditions

Unless otherwise specified, the test procedures and measurements shall be carried out under

the following lighting conditions:
Intensity: (200 ± 50) lx
Colour temperature: 2 000 K to 6 000 K
Measurements shall be made on the floor level.
4.3 Test equipment and materials

To minimize the influence of electrostatic phenomena, measurements on carpets shall be

carried out on a level floor consisting of a smooth untreated pine plywood or equivalent panel,

at least 15 mm thick and of a size appropriate for the test.

Equipment and materials for measurements (devices, test carpets, test dust, etc.) to be used

in a test shall, prior to the test, be kept for at least 16 h at standard atmospheric conditions

according to 4.1.

Carpets that have already been used shall be stored unbeaten at standard atmospheric

conditions according to 4.1.
When not in use, carpets shall be hanging free, or lying flat, pil
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