rated capacity

rated capacity

[′rād·əd kə′pas·əd·ē]
(mechanical engineering)
The maximum capacity for which a boiler is designed, measured in pounds of steam per hour delivered at specified conditions of pressure and temperature.
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More than half of these have a rated capacity of 2,000t/h or more.
CVR Refining's subsidiaries operate a complex full coking medium-sour crude oil refinery with a rated capacity of 115,000 barrels per calendar day (bpcd) in Coffeyville, Kansas, and a complex crude oil refinery with a rated capacity of 70,000 bpcd in Wynnewood, Oklahoma.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Shiraz Petrochemical Plant processed 640,000 tons of petrochemicals, 109% of its rated capacity, during the first 4 months of the current calendar year which began on March 21, 2015.
Could it be that at times each turbine consumes more than 50% of its rated capacity in its own operation?
The rated capacity represented 11% of the generation.
In addition the chemical plant also located in the same region shall operate at 20 per cent of its rated capacity of 700 TPD.
With a 50% higher rated capacity and a 40% larger door opening than the 30-lb stack, the Super Twinstar can dry large loads and oversize items.
Only the Hainan Jinhai pulp mill in China and Veracel in Brazil produce one million metric tons/year of pulp from a single line (the official rated capacity of Veracel is 900,000 metric tons/yr).
The 2086, with 2,600- pound rated capacity, is Mustang's first model in this size range.
Local jails were operating 6 percent below their rated capacity.
The 2076 80-horsepower turbocharged model, with 2,200 pounds rated capacity.
model 55 is intended for use with various thermoplastic compounds including nylon, and has a nominal rated capacity of 120-125 lb/hr.