blowdown line

blowdown line

[′blō‚dau̇n ‚līn]
(chemical engineering)
A large conduit to receive and confine fluids forced by pressure from process vessels.
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The waste stream was sent to the wet blowdown system through a piping connection from the unit to the blowdown line from the DGA flash drum.
On high-pressure gas systems consideration should be given to the provision of a blowdown line, incorporating a globe valve or restriction orifice, for controlled depressurization.
April 1983, Bontang, Indonesia--A rupture in an LNG plant occurred as a result of over-pressurization of the heat exchanger caused by a closed valve on a blowdown line.
As does Braidwood, Byron uses a blowdown line to release tritium to a nearby river -- the Rock River -- as part of normal permitted plant operations.
It is common to measure chloride at four points, the make-up, the feedwater, the boiler blowdown line and the condensate.