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DRY GAS HOLDER [1 record]

Record 1 1999-02-09


Subject field(s)
  • Gas Industry

A tall vessel, polygonal or circular in shape inside of which a disk or piston, with a gastight sliding joint or flexible diaphragm connection with the vessel, is free to move vertically; the gas is stored in the space beneath the disk or piston, at low pressure.


  • Industrie du gaz

Corps creux fixe dont la surface de base est de forme circulaire ou polygonale, fermé à la partie supérieure par un piston mobile et destiné au stockage du gaz à basse pression.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Industria del gas

Cuerpo cóncavo fijo, cuya superficie de base tiene forma circular o poligonal, cerrado en su parte superior por un pistón móvil y destinado a almacenar gas a baja presión.

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