yield temperature

yield temperature

[′yēld ‚tem·prə·chər]
(engineering)
The temperature at which a fusible plug device melts and is dislodged by its holder and thus relieves pressure in a pressure vessel; it is caused by the melting of the fusible material, which is then forced from its holder.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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