overpressure

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overpressure

[′ō·vər‚presh·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
The transient pressure, usually expressed in pounds per square inch, exceeding existing atmospheric pressure and manifested in the blast wave from an explosion.
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The company says its reverse-acting, composite design makes Milli-Gard especially suitable for applications where the relief of vacuum or potential over-pressurisation is required.
A Hipps product is an independent safety instrumented protective device, complying with IEC 61508 and which acts as the last line of defence for protecting downstream operations from over-pressurisation and gives operators the most dependable pressure protection device available.
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Tests covered potential ignition sources during use such as temperatures and sparks, electrostatic discharge, adiabatic compression and over-pressurisation.