operating pressure


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operating pressure

[′äp·ə‚rād·iŋ ‚presh·ər]
(engineering)
The system pressure at which a process is operating.

operating pressure

The pressure indicated by a gauge in part of a system, when the system is in normal operation.
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65 MPa (more than 166 percent of operating pressure).
According to Moody's Investor Services, Chinese banks could come under high operating pressure.
Operating Pressure: the pressure occurring at a reference point in a system when the system is in operation.
The new NCG24-535 water jet lances are rated for applications requiring operating pressures of up to 24,000 psi and designed to reduce the chance of hose or fitting failure.
United States-based PG&E Corp (NYSE: PCG) has received an order from California regulators to reduce the operating pressure on some of its natural gas pipelines.
Although the board has not yet determined a probable cause in the PG&E Corp gas line rupture near San Francisco that killed eight people and destroyed 37 homes in September, investigators also want to ensure that maximum safe operating pressures are accurately calculated nationwide.
Because of its highly efficient blowdown, the 1900 universal media valve returns processes back to normal operating pressure very quickly while minimizing the amount of process media released from the system.
Operating pressure range of the three-way/three-port version is 0 to 125 PSIG/-14.7 to 125 PSIG.
The DX-250 Series of high performance digital dispenser/controllers have an operating pressure of 0 to 100 Psi, (0 to 6.9bar), making it configured for general dispensing applications.
Laminators from 30 to 100 ft long and up to 20 psi operating pressure. Custom-built units available.
The DX-200 model offers an operating pressure of 0 to 100 Psi, (0 to 6.9bar), and is configured for general dispensing applications, while the DX-215 has an operating pressure of 0 to 15 Psi, (0 to 1 bar), and is designed for specific low viscosity fluids.
Five models of the DSM offer a choice of operating pressure ranges to fit specific needs and a choice of analog, pulse, or frequency outputs.