continuous rating

continuous rating

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′rād·iŋ]
(engineering)
The rating of a component or equipment which defines the substantially constant conditions which can be tolerated for an indefinite time without significant reduction of service life.

continuous rating

The maximum constant load that can be carried by a piece of electric equipment without exceeding a designated temperature rise.
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to be fitted with single or double inboard engine with a power range of between 250 and 350 hp and a cruising speed range of between 7 and 10 knots at 80% maximum continuous rating of the main engine.
Small-scale, HELE units would be required to meet those specifications as well as have a load following capability down to 25% of maximum continuous rating for the unit and the capability to achieve high ramp rates of not less than 4% of the maximum continuous rating per minute of the unit.
(1) The amplifier has a 500-W continuous rating along with the capability to deliver more than 900 W in the P mode.
The engine also offers its globally acclaimed low fuel consumption and a continuous rating suitable for river push boats, tugboats, trawlers and other applications with uninterrupted operations or load cycles.
"Just eight months after the tough decisions of last year and after three years of continuous rating downgrades, in November we had the first upgrading of our economy from an international ratings service.
CenterPoint Energy recommended upgrading the underground circuit by installing a new cable parallel with the existing one to increase the capacity of the circuit to a continuous rating of approximately 498 MVA.
The Data Centre Continuous rating is developed in response to data centre customers' needs for assurance of total reliability and dependability.
Broad service temperature range: they are suitable for use at temperatures down to -50 degC and are formulated to pass a UL-1581 continuous rating of 125 degC.
Offering a continuous rating of 34 mega-volt-amperes reactive (MVAR) and a short-term rating of 91 MVAR, it is one of the largest STATCOMs (Static Compensators) ever deployed in the North American transmission grid.
The Elexar grades are also formulated to pass a UL-1581 continuous rating of 125[degrees]C, according to the manufacturer.
The set operates at 1500 rpm with a continuous rating of 1966 ekW and is built on an engine platform with an open combustion chamber design that allows the G3520C set to operate using low-pressure gas supplies of just 1.5 to 5.0 psi, Cat said.
On a continuous rating scale from zero to 100 with zero being very pessimistic, 50 being neutral, and 100 being very optimistic, Indiana CPAs were found to be guardedly optimistic about the prospects for the U.S.

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