burst pressure


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burst pressure

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

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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The variability of the networks allowed for the testing of many different neural network configurations and helped to achieve a much improved burst pressure prediction.
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Available either as compact manual or pneumatic, the JAMESBURY WAFER-SPHERE high-performance butterfly valve is manufactured to NFPA 1901 standards and offers 285 pounds per square inch (psi) working pressure, 500 psi test pressure, 1000 psi burst pressure and a vacuum rating of 30 mm/Hg.
3% span with an overload pressure of 2X rated, and a burst pressure of 3X rated.
8220;The CV-S vent is designed to support robust cycling and applications where the operating pressure approaches the burst pressure, or where moderate vacuum pressure exists,” explained Stephen Clegg, Fike's Industrial Protection Product Specialist.
Procedure A is used to determine burst pressure of a specimen if the mode of failure is to be determined.
A design to improve haemostasis, pneumostasis and burst pressure in a variety of endoscopic stapling procedures.
Additionally, these sensors cover pressures ranging up to 20,000 psi, along with high burst pressure to 3x full scale (limited by the process connection) and overpressure to 2x full scale for in-process reliability.
Hydrostatic burst pressure of the samples increased from 437 to 660 psig with rotation.
Specifications Metallux ME680 include an overpressure range greater than 2 1/2 times the nominal overpressure, and a burst pressure of greater than five times nominal pressure.