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Stainless Steel Safety Relief Valve

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A safety relief valve is a critical safety device used in various industries to protect equipment, vessels, and systems from excessive pressure buildup. It’s designed to automatically release pressure when it reaches a predetermined level, preventing catastrophic failures or explosions that could result from overpressure.

  • Suitable for 6.0 gases

Inlet thread NPT 1/4″ Male

Outlet thread NPT 1/4″ Female

Material Stainless steel Body with FKM Seals

Activation Pressure – 8 bar | 15 bar | 60 bar

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A safety relief valve is a critical safety device used in various industries to protect equipment, vessels, and systems from excessive pressure buildup. It’s designed to automatically release pressure when it reaches a predetermined level, preventing catastrophic failures or explosions that could result from overpressure.

  • Suitable for 6.0 gases

Inlet thread NPT 1/4″ Male

Outlet thread NPT 1/4″ Female

Activation Pressure – 8 bar | 15 bar | 60 bar

 

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Stainless Steel body FKM seals 8 bar activation, Stainless Steel body FKM seals 15 bar activation, Stainless Steel body FKM seals 60 bar activation

FAQ

Safety relief valve

A safety relief valve is a critical safety device used in various industries to protect equipment, vessels, and systems from excessive pressure buildup. It’s designed to automatically release pressure when it reaches a predetermined level, preventing catastrophic failures or explosions that could result from overpressure. They work by:

Pressure Buildup: In many industrial processes, gases or liquids can be contained within closed systems. If there’s a malfunction or abnormal condition, pressure can build up inside these systems, potentially exceeding safe limits.

Activation:*When the pressure inside a system reaches a certain setpoint, the safety relief valve activates. The setpoint is determined based on the maximum pressure the system can safely handle.

Pressure Release: Once activated, the safety relief valve opens, allowing a controlled release of the pressurised substance. This reduces the pressure inside the system and prevents it from reaching dangerous levels.

Closure: After the pressure has been released and the pressure inside the system returns to a safe level, the safety relief valve closes again.

Safety relief valves are used in a wide range of applications, including:

– Steam boilers: To prevent the boiler from exploding due to excessive steam pressure.

– Pressure vessels: To protect tanks, pipelines, and other containers from bursting.

– Compressed gas systems: To prevent pressure buildup in gas storage cylinders.

– Process equipment: To safeguard pumps, compressors, and other equipment from overpressure.

– Hydraulic systems: To prevent damage to hydraulic systems from pressure spikes.

These valves come in various designs and configurations, including spring-loaded valves and pilot-operated valves. They are typically set to open at a specific pressure level determined by engineering standards, regulatory requirements, and the specific needs of the application.

Regular inspection, maintenance, and testing of safety relief valves are crucial to ensure their proper functioning and maintain the safety of industrial processes and equipment.