Rated Capacity

Definition(s)


Rated Capacity

Rated flow of a pressure-relief device, determined in accordance with the pressure design code or regulation and supplied by the manufacturer.

  • NOTE: The capacity marked on the device is the rated capacity on steam, air, gas, or water as required by the applicable code.

Source: API STD 521, Pressure-relieving and Depressuring Systems, Sixth Edition, January 2014. Global Standards

Rated Capacity

The maximum rated load within crane rated capacity for the given operating conditions.

Source: API RP 2D, Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Cranes, Seventh Edition, December 2014. Global Standards

Rated Capacity

The rated load or Safe Working Load (SWL) at specified radii as established by the manufacturer which are the maximum loads at those radii for the conditions specified.

Source: API RP 2D, Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Cranes, Seventh Edition, December 2014. Global Standards

Source: API RP 2D, Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Cranes, Sixth Edition, May 2007. Global Standards

 

Rated Capacity

Maximum load that a lifting appliance is designed to lift under specific conditions

NOTE: Rated capacity which corresponds to SWL used by International Labour Organization (ILO)

Source: Rules for Classification and Construction, IV Industrial Services, 6 Offshore Technology, 9 Guideline for Personnel Transfers by Means of Lifting Appliances, Edition 2011, Germanischer Lloyd SE, Global Standards