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Maximum Capacity (Identification)

Field used for science and technology collectionsSociété des musées québécois Info-Muse database field


  • This field contains the maximum capacity of the object.


  1. The maximum capacity of the object corresponds to the peak point in its range of action. This may be power, voltage, pressure, extension, electrical charge, volume, etc.
  2. This field is used in conjunction with the Capacity Measurement Unit and Minimum Capacity fields.

Entry rules:

  1. Enter the maximum capacity in real numbers.

    A scale that can measure the weight of objects under 500 grams

      Object Name scale
      Capacity Measurement Unit g
     Minimum Capacity0
    Maximum Capacity500
  2. If the value is negative, enter a minus sign "-" before the value.

    A laboratory thermometer that can measure from -70 to -10 degrees Fahrenheit

      Object Namethermometer
      Capacity Measurement Unit°F
     Minimum Capacity-70
    Maximum Capacity-10
  3. If you are unsure whether your information is correct, include a space and a question mark after the value.
  4. This field may not contain more than one entry. © Société des musées du Québec