Reid vapor pressure


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Reid vapor pressure

[′rēd ′vā·pər ‚presh·ər]
(engineering)
A measure in a test bomb of the vapor pressure in pounds pressure of a sample of gasoline at 100°F (37.8°C).
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Specific testing capabilities at the new lab include hydrogen sulfide (H2S), reid vapor pressure (RVP), detailed hydrocarbon analysis (DHA) and more.
API Downstream Group Director Bob Greco said that EPA s decision waiving summer Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) requirements could help with fuel supplies in the South as it recovers from the effects of Hurricane Isaac:
8 psi low Reid vapor pressure (RVP) requirements for the State of Louisiana.
Ellery told us that Airworthy Au-togas is run-of-the-pipeline premium BOB to which the company will add a proprietary additive package to guarantee a minimum octane of 93 and Reid vapor pressures more in line with certified avgas or no higher than 9 PSI.