pressure-containing member

pressure-containing member

[′presh·ər kən¦tān·iŋ ‚mem·bər]
(mechanical engineering)
The part of a pressure-relieving device which is in direct contact with the pressurized medium in the vessel being protected.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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