pounds per square inch


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Noun1.pounds per square inch - a unit of pressure
pressure unit - a unit measuring force per unit area
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2 million cubic feet of gas and 60 barrels of condensate per day with a flowing tubing pressure of 2090 pounds per square inch.
And because they are fired at such high temperatures, they're denser, making them stronger when applied to surfaces, although most glass generally has a breaking strength of about 700 pounds per square inch, three times that of ceramic.
and his colleagues exposed meat to pulses of pressure starting at 100,000 pounds per square inch and temperatures ranging from 121[degrees] to 137[degrees]C.
The well tested at an initial rate of 13,200 Mcfs of gas per day on a 22/64 inch choke with a flowing tubing pressure of 4,850 pounds per square inch.
In the architect's estimation, the tenant's garden constituted a weight of 55 pounds per square inch, far in excess of the Code's maximum weight limitation.
Total hydraulic horsepower available for treating is approximately 6,700 with maximum treating pressure of 15,000 pounds per square inch.
The hose is filled with water until the pressure reaches 250 pounds per square inch, which is more than twice the pressure used during emergency calls, Luna said.
6 million cubic feet of gas per day through a 14/64 inch choke with a flowing tubing pressure of 2,400 pounds per square inch.
Available either as compact manual or pneumatic, the JAMESBURY WAFER-SPHERE high-performance butterfly valve is manufactured to NFPA 1901 standards and offers 285 pounds per square inch (psi) working pressure, 500 psi test pressure, 1000 psi burst pressure and a vacuum rating of 30 mm/Hg.
No fires or explosions were reported, but the potential for hazardous conditions was high as 40 pounds per square inch of natural gas escaped from a one-inch pipe for about an hour, Humphrey said.
6 million cubic feet of gas per day and 192 barrels of water per day and through a 20/64 inch choke with a flowing tubing pressure of 1,420 pounds per square inch.