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Relief Valve – Relief Header Design

The relief header is a system of piping connecting the outlets of all the relief valves into a common pipe or header that goes to the relief scrubber and then out the vent as shown in Figure 13-11. There are … Continue reading

25. September 2009 by Jack
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Relief Valve – Vent or Flare Tip

A pipe that releases gas to disperse into the atmosphere is called a vent. If the gas is burned at the tip, it is called a flare. In its simplest form, a vent or flare tip is a pipe. Sometimes … Continue reading

25. September 2009 by Jack
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Relief Valve – Vent Scrubber

A vent scrubber is a two-phase separator designed to remove the liquid from the relieving fluids before the gas is flared or vented. The liquid is returned to the process. Design of vent scrubbers is covered in two-phase separators. A … Continue reading

25. September 2009 by Jack
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Relief Valve – Installation

Each relief valve should be equipped with inlet piping no smaller than the valve inlet flange size, and inlet piping should be as short as practical. Inlet piping should be designed so that the pressure drop from the source to … Continue reading

25. September 2009 by Jack
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