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.
United States-based PG&E Corp (NYSE: PCG) has received an order from California regulators to reduce the operating pressure on some of its natural gas pipelines.
Although the board has not yet determined a probable cause in the PG&E Corp gas line rupture near San Francisco that killed eight people and destroyed 37 homes in September, investigators also want to ensure that maximum safe operating pressures are accurately calculated nationwide.
An operating pressure range for 3-way/3-port version from 0 to 125 PSIG/-14.
RimCell series includes three models with outputs of 100 and 240 lb/min and operating pressures to 3000 psi.
Less than 500 watts of energy is required to generate the electrical field necessary to charge the droplets, and operating pressure is below 2 in.
The SDHW5 has an operating pressure of 3000 psi and a discharge rate of 4.
The proposal urged pipeline owners to: 1) conduct an intensive records search to identify gas transmission lines that had not undergone testing designed to validate a safe operating pressure; 2) determine the maximum operating pressure based on the weakest section of pipeline or component identified in the records search; and 3) if operators are unable to determine a safe operating pressure via these methods, then a safe operating pressure should be determined by a specified testing regimen.
40 allowable design factor at operating pressure up to 200 psig (the current limit is 100 psig) if the minimum wall thickness is Standard Dimension Ratio 11 or thicker and the rapid crack propagation characteristics of each new pipe design are measured using accepted industry standard test methods.