PFA

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AcronymDefinition
PFAPicture for Attention
PFAProtection from Abuse
PFAPhysical Fitness Assessment
PFAParaformaldehyde
PFAPerfluoroalkoxy
PFAProfessional Footballers Association
PFAPacific Film Archive
PFAPartnership for Action (various organizations)
PFAPolicy Forum Armenia
PFAProsperity for All (various locations)
PFAPeople for Animals (animal protection)
PFAParent-Faculty Association
PFAPredictive Failure Analysis
PFAPopular Flying Association
PFAPlatelet Function Analyzer (aka Platelet Function Assay)
PFAPulverised Fuel Ash (cement additive)
PFAPension Fund Association (Japan)
PFAPsychological First Aid
PFAAllowable Operating Pressure (engineering)
PFAPolyurethane Foam Association
PFAPrevention of Food Adulteration Act (India)
PFAPublic Fishing Area
PFAPolicía Federal Argentina
PFAPerforming and Fine Arts (various locations)
PFAPrinter Font ASCII
PFAPublic Finance Authority
PFAPublic Facilities Authority
PFAProbability of False Alarm
PFAPorsche Forum Australia (cars)
PFAPartners for Africa (various organizations)
PFAPlatelet Function Assay (aka Platelet Function Analyzer)
PFAPlease Find Attached (email attachments)
PFAPolice/Fire/Ambulance (various locations)
PFAPension Fund Administrator (Nigeria)
PFAPriority Funding Area
PFAPopular Front of Azerbaijan (est. 1988)
PFAProtected Forest Area (various locations)
PFAPublic Financing Authority
PFAPierre Fauchard Academy (dental organization)
PFAProduction Flow Analysis (computer integrated manufacturing)
PFAPrimary Federal Agency
PFAProject Finance Advisory
PFAParameter Field Address
PFAPacket Flow Acceleration (Peribit)
PFAPrivate Fire Alarm (fire protection; New Zealand)
PFAPower Fortran Accelerator
PFAPennsylvania Forestry Association
PFAPerfection Fresh Australia (est. 1978)
PFAPrime Factor Algorithm
PFAPhysical Failure Analysis
PFAProcurement Financial Analysis
PFAParticipation aux Frais Administratifs (French: Participation in Administrative Expenses)
PFAPremier Finance Australia (Australia)
PFAPolish Falcons of America
PFAPersonal Fitness Assessment
PFAProfessional Financial Advisor
PFAProcess Flow Analysis
PFAPresidential Families of America (est. 1995)
PFAPhysical Fitness Officer (various organizations)
PFAPacific First Aid (Canada)
PFAPhiladelphia Funk Authority (Lehigh Valley, PA band)
PFAPalm Fatty Acid
PFAPress Foundation of Asia
PFAPHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) for Android (mobile telecommunications)
PFAPeace Facility for Africa (various nations)
PFAProcurement Funding Authority
PFAProfunda Femoris Artery
PFAPlucked from Air
PFAPolar Format Algorithm
PFAPedestrian Friendly Alameda (Alameda, CA)
PFAPaid For Action (advertising)
PFAPlanet's Funniest Animals (TV show)
PFAPistillate Flower Abscission (walnut genotypes)
PFAPost Flight Analysis
PFAPersonal Financial Analyst
PFAPoint of Force Application
PFAPerson from Abroad
PFAPulled from Air
PFAPhase Failure Relay
PFAParticipating Field Activity
PFAPrivate Facility Access (Hekimian)
PFAProvider Financial Assurance Audit (UK)
PFAPet Flat Animals
PFAPlain Film Abdomen
PFAPlanned Facility Account
PFAPer-Flow Accounting
PFAPremium Fund Account (insurance)
PFAPoly Film Adhesive
PFAPercentage for Art (various organizations)
PFAPublic First Aid
PFAPink Fused Alumina (metal)
PFAPlease Find Attachment (email abbreviation)
PFAPedorthic Footwear Assosciation (est. 1958; Washington, DC)
PFAPrimary Feed Antenna
PFAProgressive Fast Analysis (Exxon Mobil Corp.)
PFAPresbyterian Fellowship of Australia (religious group)
PFAPretty Freaking Awesome (Internet slang)
PFAPlanned Future Action
References in periodicals archive ?
The requirement would force the pipeline industry to establish or re-establish maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP).
According to the Chronicle, PG&E also said it has completed mapping surveys, is using digital tools to map its pipelines, and has verified the maximum allowable operating pressure for all 6,750 miles of its transmission pipelines.
Composite repairs for pipeline defects work by sharing the hoop load in the pipe wall, although the steel will still yield the yielding rate will be controlled by the externally applied composite sleeve so that the maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP) can be safely maintained.
The 12AS and 50AS filter offer maximum flow ratings of 15 to 50 gpm, respectively, with a maximum allowable operating pressure of 500 psi.
Additionally, we can line pipes up to 250 psi maximum allowable operating pressure and our liners are only 3 millimeters thick, so throughput is not compromised as with high-density polyethylene insertion."
One of the first major TED-I projects is the proposed $610 million Saginaw Trail Pipeline project, which consists of five phases of construction and will replace over 77 miles of pipe--installed in 1942 with 12--and 16-inch pipe--with 24-inch steel pipe at 960 maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP).
That calculation is dependent on the maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP) of the pipeline and its diameter.
[section] 192.624 Maximum allowable operating pressure verification
* Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure (MAOP) Validation: PG&E completed MAOP validation for gas transmission pipelines running through high-consequence, populated areas.