Pressure Relief Design Considerations From a PSM Compliance Standpoint (Part Two)

Bill Lape continues his Pressure Relief Design Considerations series. Part One discusses some of the factors that affect the relief capacity of a relief system that may be overlooked and the proper documentation of the safety relief design. In Part Two, Bill discusses some of the pitfalls associated with internally relieving relief valves.


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About the Author: Bill Lape is an expert in the development and deployment of standardized Risk Management and Process Safety Management (PSM) Programs, including process safety program implementation and PSM support to manufacturing facilities that utilize ammonia as a refrigerant.

Bill is certified in multiple RETA, IIAR, and Homeland Security programs.