Working Pressure

The pressure at which a system is designed to operate.

Flow Control Valve

The maximum pressure at which the valve can be opened or closed.

Steam Boiler

The maximum steam pressure that the boiler can be safely operated at. Above this pressure a safety valve will operate and release the pressure until the boiler is back at a safe operating point.


See also: Burst Pressure, Flow Control Valve, Pressure.

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Subjects: Mechanical Engineering