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KG-value

Maximum value of the pressure rise per unit time (dp/dt)max during explosions of all explosive atmospheres in the explosion range of a flammable gas in a closed vessel of 1 m? in volume under specified test conditions. If (dp/dt)max is measured in a volume different from 1 m?, Kmax is obtained by numerating (dp/dt)max with the cube root of the vessel volume.

See also 20 litre sphere and 1m3 vessel.

 

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