working pressure


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working pressure

the recommended pressure, usually about 34 Pa (50 p.s.i.), for oxygen or compressed air leaving a cylinder. It is reduced by a pressure regulator for clinical use in respiratory therapy.
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Backlash compensation; working pressure at source: (1560) bar; required flow at source: (2-16) 1/min; working mode: continuous.
The existing installation is equipped with 2 pumps of then (40 m3 / h at 8 bar) 1 + 1r in automatic with a maximum pressure of 8 bars and an average working pressure of 6 bars.