Babylon 10
The world's best online dictionary

Download it's free

Definition of Wind-load rating

Wind-load rating Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of petroleum Industry
a specification used to indicate the resistance of a derrick to the force of wind. The wind-load rating is calculated according to API specifications. Typical wind resistance in derricks is 75 mph with pipe standing in the derrick and 115 mph or higher without.