Epic Fails, Under Pressure, RETA Breeze, Apr 2020

Bill Lape’s newest article describes a pressure relief configuration often found on the thermosiphon oil cooling heat exchangers of screw compressors. There is no question that the installation works; unfortunately, it is not compliant with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (B&PVC). Bill takes his readers step-by-step to make this type of installation compliant.

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