IEC 60704-2-17:2020 describes the determination of the noise emission of dry-cleaning robots under normal operating conditions on carpet and hard floors. This document applies to electrical dry-cleaning robots (including their accessories and their component parts) for household use or under conditions similar to those in households. This document applies to electrical dry-cleaning robots operating in dry conditions only. Some additions and modifications for dry-cleaning robots operating in wet conditions are under consideration. This document does not apply to dry-cleaning robots for industrial or professional purposes. This document does not apply to – manually operated vacuum cleaners, and – dry-cleaning robots for outdoor use. This Part 2-17 is intended to be used in conjunction with IEC 60704-1:2010. The relevant text of IEC 60704-1:2010 as amended by this publication establishes the test code for dry-cleaning robots.