Pressure Relief

Some articles on pressure relief, pressure, relief:

Rupture Disc
... A rupture disc, also known as a bursting disc or burst diaphragm, is a non-reclosing pressure relief device that, in most uses, protects a pressure vessel, equipment or system from ... because it has a one-time-use membrane that fails at a predetermined differential pressure, either positive or vacuum ... instant response (within milliseconds) to an increase or decrease in system pressure, but once the disc has ruptured it will not reseal ...
Pressurizer - Secondary Functions - Over-pressure Relief System
... Part of the pressurizer system is an over-pressure relief system ... In the event that pressurizer pressure exceeds a certain maximum, there is a relief valve called the pilot-operated relief valve (PORV) on top of the ... if events deteriorate to the point where the tanks fill up, a secondary pressure relief device on the tank(s), often a rupture disc, allows the condensed reactor coolant to spill out onto the floor of the ...
Sokol Space Suit - Operational Use
... Underneath, there is a large tubular opening in the inner pressure layer known as the appendix ... In an emergency the suit pressure is usually maintained at 400 hPa (0.39 atm, 5.8 psi) above the ambient by the pressure relief valve ... However, the suits only have a rudimentary pressure relief layer so they tend to balloon when inflated ...

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