sustaining speed

sustaining speed

The speed of an engine compressor and turbine at which the engine can keep itself running without having to depend on power from the starter to maintain a suitable compressor pressure ratio. It is more often referred to as self-sustaining speed.
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Capable of sustaining speeds up to 260 feet per minute, the AquaGard modular plastic belt conveyor with stainless steel construction is ideal for automated bakery, snack food and confectionary applications.
Dozens of archival photographs enhance this historical account of the Milwaukee Road railroad line and its pioneering set of streamlined steam locomotives that were capable of sustaining speeds of 100 miles per hour over long distances.
Capable of sustaining speeds as fast as 260 feet-per-minute, the conveyors provide high throughput to improve bottom line results.

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