Laminar Pte Ltd Singapore

Laminar Pte Ltd

Valves

Safety Valves For Air Gas And Steam

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Description

Safety valves are crucial in maintaining the integrity and safety of various systems, including air, gas, and steam. These safety valves open and release excess pressure once it reaches a predetermined set point, ensuring the system stays within safe operating limits.

Safety valves are commonly available in stainless steel or carbon steel construction. People often prefer stainless steel for its corrosion-resistant properties. It is suitable for steam or liquid systems applications where moisture or corrosive substances may be present.

Operating pressure and the discharge capacity of a safety valve are critical when selecting the appropriate safety valve for a specific application. The discharge rate measures how much excess pressure can be safely released from the system. Industrial applications with high-pressure vessels or processes may require safety valves with larger discharge capacities to handle potential surges effectively.

Do not overlook built-up backpressure. This occurs when resistance is downstream of the safety valve outlet, such as piping restrictions or closed isolation valves. The effect of backpressure can prevent a system from functioning correctly and compromise the system’s safety.

Our safety valves are engineered with the latest technology and meet international safety standards, ensuring optimal performance and long-term reliability. With various sizes, materials, and configurations, we can provide customised solutions to meet specific application requirements.

Specifications

PN

10, 16, 25, 40

DN

15-400

Medium

Air | Gas | Steam

Set Pressure

up to 400 bar

Application

Gas, steam or air compressors and pumps | Chemical and petrochemical plants |

Pressure vessels/receivers and piping systems containing air or gases | Shipbuilding and marine equipment | Thermal systems | Rail industry | Medical gases | Hot and cold water

Specifications

  • Suitable for steam generators up to 1 bar overpressure
  • Flanged and threaded valves with a wide range of options
  • Bellows version available
  • High tightness (leakproof class – A according to EN12266-1)
  • Quality standards in compliance with API 598

FAQ's

One commonly used type of safety valve is the atmospheric pressure safety valve. This type of valve operates by maintaining the pressure inside a system at or below atmospheric pressure. People use it in applications where excessive internal pressure buildup needs protection.

Different types of safety valves are available, each with unique features and applications. Some examples include spring-loaded safety valves, pilot-operated safety valves, and balanced bellows safety valves. The choice of which valve to use as a safety valve depends on the specific application, required capacity, set pressure, and operating conditions.

Understanding the safety valve setting in a boiler is crucial for maintaining the integrity and safety of steam systems. The safety valve is a critical component that helps prevent overpressure in boilers, ensuring equipment and personnel protection.

The safety valve setting refers to the predetermined pressure at which the valve will open, releasing excess pressure from the system. This setting is determined based on various factors, including the allowable working pressure of the boiler and any applicable regulations or standards.

A proper safety valve setting allows boiler operators to manage and control pressure within a safe range effectively. This prevents overpressure situations that could lead to catastrophic events such as boiler explosions. These incidents can cause severe damage to equipment property and even result in injuries or loss of life.

Overpressure vessels are particularly vulnerable to such accidents if not adequately safeguarded by correctly set safety valves. Therefore, understanding and maintaining appropriate safety valve settings is essential for ensuring optimal performance and mitigating potential risks associated with high-pressure systems.

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