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Rupture Discs

These are thin diaphragms held between flanges and calibrated to burst at a specified static inlet pressure. Unlike relief valves, rapture discs cannot reseal when the pressure declines. Once the disc ruptures, any flow into the vessel will exit through … Continue reading

25. September 2009 by peter
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Pilot Operated Relief Valves

Pilot-operated relief valves use the pressure in the vessel rather than a spring to seal the valve and a pilot to activate the mechanism. Figure 13-6 is a schematic of a typical pilot-operated valve. A piece of tubing communicates pressure … Continue reading

25. September 2009 by peter
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