continuous-duty rating

continuous-duty rating

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ‚düd·ē ′rād·iŋ]
(electricity)
The rating that defines the load which can be carried for an indefinite time without exceeding a specified temperature rise.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The molding cycle is arranged so the electric motors are kept within their continuous-duty rating and the hydraulic push provides the necessary extra force for the final molding step.
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