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.
Over the past two years, they have brought us low reid vapor pressure (RVP) gas and a cleaner-burning diesel fuel, each of which contribute to cleaner air.
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:
Last year, Koch Petroleum Group provided clean-burning low Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) and low sulfur fuels to Central Texas cities for the summer ozone season.
8 psi low Reid vapor pressure (RVP) requirements for the State of Louisiana.
California Phase 2 Gasoline sets eight gasoline specifications including Reid Vapor Pressure, sulfur, olefin, aromatic hydrocarbon and benzene levels, and boiling point temperatures to reduce tailpipe emissions of toxics and ozone-forming nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons.
Additionally, federal measures, including tighter tail pipe standards and lowered Reid Vapor Pressure of gasoline, significantly reduced emissions of pollutants that form ozone.
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.