pounds per square inch gage

pounds per square inch gage

[′pau̇ns pər ¦skwer ′inch ′gāj]
(mechanics)
The gage pressure, measured by the number of pounds-force exerted on an area of 1 square inch. Abbreviated psig.
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This installation called for tight fitting an existing 12-inch diameter, low-pressure main with high density SDR-11 PE pipe so that the system could be upgraded to 100 pounds per square inch gage (psig)later.
With the pipe ends sealed, the line was filled with water, pressurized to 300 pounds per square inch gage, and allowed to revert overnight.
With this installation, the rolldown method has shown that it can be an effective PE lining system for mains operating at pressures up to 100 pounds per square inch gage.