Rupture disc, safety valve, and relief valve have the functions. They protect process equipment and machine from overpressure.
They act as the protection devices – safety devices.
However, there is one significant difference between the rupture disc and the safety valve and relief valve.
What is the difference?
Rupture disc can be used only for one-time use. Once a pressure build-up is created in a piece of equipment or machine higher than its design pressure, it will burst.Continue reading…