burst pressure


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burst pressure

[′bərst ‚presh·ər]
(mechanics)
The maximum inside pressure that a process vessel can safely withstand.
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burst pressure

Of a valve, the maximum pressure which can be slowly applied to the valve (e.g., at room temperature, for 30 seconds) without causing it to rupture.
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