207-46.1 Pressure Relief Valves, Introduction

Purpose and principles of operation for various types of pressure relief valves

Course Number 207-46.1

Pressure Relief Valves, Introduction

1 hour of instruction

Purpose of a pressure relief valve (PRV). Basic principle of operation. Rupture disks used with PRVs. Common PRV terms and their definitions. Major parts of a PRV. Four Common types of PRVs. Transportation and storave of PRVs. 

Prerequisites - Understanding of pressure

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This program is a training aid for use in teaching the basic principles associated with pressure relief valves. It is up to the trainer administering this program to make sure the necessary knowledge and skills are in place before the  trainee uses this knowledge as part of normal work activity.