operating pressure


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operating pressure

[′äp·ə‚rād·iŋ ‚presh·ər]
(engineering)
The system pressure at which a process is operating.

operating pressure

The pressure indicated by a gauge in part of a system, when the system is in normal operation.
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According to Moody's Investor Services, Chinese banks could come under high operating pressure.
The new NCG24-535 water jet lances are rated for applications requiring operating pressures of up to 24,000 psi and designed to reduce the chance of hose or fitting failure.
The methodology proposed here can be used for any gas company operating pressure (stress) and any gas company average annual ground temperature.
Because of this successful pressure test, PG&E asked the CPUC to allow it to restore the line's operating pressure.
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RimCell series includes three models with outputs of 100 and 240 lb/min and operating pressures to 3000 psi.
The anticipation of new regulation on the operating pressures and damage tolerance of gas pipelines has caused debate among transmission and distribution professionals over the most effective method to evaluate the maximum operating pressure of pipelines.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) says pipelines can use new Polyamide-11 (PA-11) thermoplastic pipe at higher operating pressures than currently allowed starting on Jan.
The DOT decision permits Alliance Pipeline to operate at a higher maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP) to a standard consistent with Alliance Pipeline's Canadian system and internationally accepted safety criteria.
recently acquired by CPM Holding, Waterloo, Iowa), is introducing a new series of gear boxes with 20% higher torque and 250 bar of operating pressure.
Standard features of the C4 include an easy to use graphical user interface; variable cutter speeds up to 500 rpm; a 1,000 product database; an extended center for easy cleaning; powerpack hydraulics with electronic flow control; operating pressure of 240 bar (3,500 psi); a manual or automatic cycle; a reversing conveyor in both the manual and automatic cycle; weigh scales feedback loop for blank weight control; a streamlined design for ease of service and maintenance; and front load dies for speedy changes of product.
It offers Maximum operating pressure of 5,000 psi and provides proportional flow control without having to switch to a servo-style interface.