vapor pressure

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Force exerted by the gas or vapor released by a liquid or solid substance in a closed container or space. Vapor pressure is a relative measure of the tendency to evaporate (volatility), depends on the nature of the substance and ambient temperature, and reaches a state of equilibrium (where no more vapors escape from the substance) in closed spaces. Often expressed as pounds per square inch (PSI), it is stated usually in millimeters of mercury (mmHg) at 68°F (20°C) in a MSDS.

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If you want to keep your industrial factory running properly be sure to always keep the vapor pressure at an acceptable level.
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The vapor pressure in the building's network of pipes continued to build and build before releasing in an intense explosion.
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In an industrial complex you must make sure to know the vapor pressure levels and not let them reach a critical level.
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