rupture disk

rupture disk

[′rəp·chər ‚disk]
(aerospace engineering)
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rupture disk

A safety device, used in a system under pressure, consisting of a frangible disk which ruptures when a predetermined pressure is exceeded.
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Energy Edge Technologies Corporation (OTCBB: EEDG), a company that provides single-source and turnkey energy engineering, energy management, design/build and consulting services, has collaborated with Advance Rupture Disk.
The hygienic Opti-Gard utilizes a peripherally scored, reverse-acting rupture disk with a smooth media-side surface that minimizes contamination and is ideal for CIP and SIP applications.
For processes that operate under vacuum conditions, a rupture disk with vacuum support ensures that the disk doesn't collapse under differential back-pressure and operates correctly.
The SKRU rupture disk is a solid metal reverse buckling dome that faces into and responds to overpressure.
When used with a Fluoropolymer lined rupture disk, only Fluoropolymer is in contact with the corrosive media, extending holder service life.
The pipeline Was designed to operate at a pressure as high as 3,700 psig with rupture disk set points up to 4,000 psig.
(Oseco), introduces the S-PRO-S, a one-piece rupture disk and sensor that simplifies installation and provides sanitary pressure relief protection and notification in the most demanding food processing applications.
Aggressive corrosive materials can damage rupture disk holders, leading to premature failure which disrupts processing with increased maintenance downtime.
The URA Series, a rupture disk that functions at very high or low burst ratings, is suited for most typical fluid system applications.