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Maximum Working Pressure

Maximum Working Pressure

Maximum Working Pressure is the equilibrium pressure within a container at the maximum working temperature.

NOTE 1 For liquefied gases this is at the maximum fill density and can include superpressurization.

NOTE 2 The equilibrium pressure for a container in transit can differ from that in storage within a building.


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