Rupture Disk

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General InformationTEST

Introduction to Rupture Disk (Bursting Disc) Technology - [PDF 14 Pages]
A general introduction to rupture disks (bursting discs), safety head types and applications

Invitation to Rupture Disk (Bursting Disc) Technology Seminar program -  [PDF 3 Pages]

BS&B Support Services - [PDF 4 Pages]
Audit, installation, supervision and maintenance seminars

Selection & Sizing

Rupture Disk (Bursting Disc) Selection Guide - [PDF 4 Pages]
Descriptive guide to BS&B products.

Conversion Factors - [PDF 2 Pages]
Imperial vs. metric units

Combination Capacity Factors - [PDF 4 Pages]
Combination capacity factors of BS&B rupture disk (bursting disc)s (bursting discs) and various safety relief valves

Preventive Maintenance - [PDF 12 Pages]
Various special applications that deviate from standard practice to achieve greater flexibility in rupture disk application

Tension Loaded Rupture Disks (Bursting Discs)

Type B™ Solid Metal Rupture Disks (Bursting Discs) - [PDF 8 Pages]
Size, material and pressure ranges of tension loaded rupture disks (bursting discs)

Type SR-TC™ Rupture Disk (Bursting Disc) - [PDF 2 Pages]
A surge resistant rupture disk (bursting disc) for railroad tank cars

The NU-SAF™ System - [PDF 8 Pages]
Composite and scored tension-loaded disks for low to medium rupture pressures in a low cost safety head

Type D™ Composite Rupture Disks - [PDF 12 Pages]
Size, material and pressure ranges for composite type rupture disks (bursting discs), and for pressures below the minimum of Type B™ rupture disks (bursting discs)

Rupture Disk (Bursting Disc) type AV™ for Atmospheric Vessels - [PDF 2 Pages]
Low cost unit for protection and isolation of atmospheric vessels, discharge manifolds, etc.

Type ITC™ Rupture Disk (Bursting Disc) Cargo-Guard - [PDF 2 Pages]
Specifically designed for protection of Intermodel Tank Containers

Type AVB™, VAC-SAF™ - [PDF 2 Pages]
Atmospheric Vacuum Breaker (AVB™) rupture disk (bursting disc) provides protection against both positive and overpressure implosions under vacuum conditions

The VAC-SAF™ System - [PDF 12 Pages]
Offers two-way pressure relief for overpressure and implosion protection

SAF-T-GRAF™ Graphite Disks - [PDF 8 Pages]
, IMB, and IMBL type impregnated graphite disks offer low burst pressures and excellent corrosion resistance

SAF-T-GRAF™ Replaceable Element Graphite Disks - [PDF 8 Pages]
RE, REL and REV type impregnated graphite disks offer low burst pressures and excellent corrosion resistance

GFN Rupture Disk - [PDF 2 Pages]
A unique tension loaded rupture disks which is scored after the disk is crowned

Reverse Buckling Disks

The STA-SAF® System - [PDF 12 Pages]
, JRS™, FRS™, RLS and SKR™ reverse buckling disks. SRB-7RS™, S90-7R™ and SRB-7FS™ Safety Heads.

LPS™ Low Pressure Reverse Buckling Disk - [PDF 4 Pages]
The LPS™ rupture disk was developed to provide low burst pressures using reverse buckling technology.

SKR™ - The All Purpose Rupture Disk (Bursting Disc) - [PDF 4 Pages]
The SK
R™ is the first rupture disk (bursting disc) specifically developed and performance tested for use in all service conditions.

SKR-U™ - [PDF 4 Pages]
The SKR-U™ design allows for the SKR™ disk to be installed in a Threaded Union-Type Holder. Ideal for isolating small relief valves.

SVI™ Rupture Disk (Bursting Disc) Assembly for Relief Valve Isolation - [PDF 2 Pages]
The S-90
rupture disk welded into a flange used for safety relief valve isolation in fixed piping applications

RB-90® Reverse Buckling Disks - [PDF 4 Pages]
A range of reverse buckling disks requiring knife blades for their operation

MRB™ Machined Reverse Buckling Rupture Disk - [PDF 2 Pages]
Rupture disk particularly suited for high pressure applications

FRB™ Frustum Reverse Buckling Rupture Disk - [PDF 2 Pages]
Suited for applications in the aircraft, defense and OEM industries

SURE-SAF™ System - [PDF 4 Pages]
The CSI™ disk provides a one to one damage safety ratio in a pretorqued CSR-7RS™ safety head. May be used for liquid or gas service.

SIGMA™ and SIGMA™ EXL - [PDF 4 Pages]
Rupture Disks (Bursting Discs) for the Highest Operating Pressure in Gas or Liquid Service

ECO-SAF™ System - [PDF 8 Pages]
A range of rupture disks (bursting discs) with integral gaskets offering the lowest burst pressures in a reverse buckling style disk

GCR-S™ Reverse Buckling Disk - [PDF 2 Pages]
Innovative design using SAF™ technology (Structural Apex Forming) offering a wide range of burst pressures for sanitary/aseptic applications in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and food industries.

BIO-SAF™ System - [PDF 16 Pages]
Our comprehensive range of sanitary rupture disks (bursting discs) and holders for use in sanitary/aseptic applications in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and food processing industries

GCR-N Reverse Buckling Disk - [PDF 2 Pages]
The GCR-N'" and GCR-NS'" reverse buckling disks may be quickly and simply installed in a NovAseptic NA-connect® holder permitting flush mounting of the disk with the interior wall of the vessel allowing easy cleaning and sterilization.

GLP-S Reverse Buckling Disk - [PDF 2 Pages]
The GLP-S'" low pressure sanitary reverse buckling disk is designed for installation into sanitary/aseptic piping using the LP-C" safety head. The GLP-S adds a new capability for the designer of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food industry and other clean service pressure relief systems.

Safety Heads

Union, Bolted, Quick-Sert™ Safety Heads - [PDF 12 Pages]
A full range of safety head assemblies and accessories for use with solid metal and composite type rupture disks (bursting discs)

LO-TO-FLO™ Safety Head - [PDF 2 Pages]
A rupture disk (bursting disc) holder specifically designed for systems involving high viscosity liquids

Threaded Rupture Disk (Bursting Disc) Assemblies - [PDF 8 Pages]
The Sta-Kul™ sealed type safety head is a throwaway assembly. The screw-type safety head has a replaceable disk.

Explosion Vents

VENT-SAF™ Explosion Vents - [PDF 8 Pages]
VENT-SAF™ Explosion Panels - [PDF 4 Pages]
IQR SYSTEM™ Explosion Venting  - [PDF 4 Pages]

Industrial Explosion Protection - [PDF 8 Pages]
An introduction to Industrial Explosion Protection and Prevention including information on venting, suppression, spark detection, isolation and testing

Type IPD Explosion Suppression Systems - [PDF 2 Pages]
The BS&B Type IPD provides protection is process enclosures where dust suspended in air represents an explosion hazard. For more information, visit BS&B's explosion suppression website,!

Buckling Pin Relief Technology

Buckling Pin Relief Technology - [PDF 8 Pages]
The Buckling Pin Relief Valve (BPRV™) offers quick and simple field reset without removal from the piping system

Burst Disk Monitors & Sensors

Burst Disk Monitors™ (BDM) - [PDF 4 Pages]
Detec-Saf™ alarm system provides immediate warning and specific location of disk rupture and centralized monitoring of all disk locations

Burst Alert® Sensor - [PDF 4 Pages]
A range of sensors suitable for different rupture disk types used to provide immediate warning of a ruptured disk

Electronic VIS-U-TEC™ Sensor - [PDF 4 Pages]
A sensor used to provide an electrical signal and visual warning of a ruptured disk

SmartDisk™ Wireless Sensors and Monitors - [PDF 4 Pages]
The SmartDisk™ Wireless Sensor & Monitoring System brings intelligent, reliable and cost effective communications technology to pressure relief devices without the traditional expense of wiring between the pressure event sensor and the monitor. For more information, visit BS&B's wireless website,!

SmartSystem™ Selection Guide  - [PDF 4 Pages]
Easy-to-use guide for selecting the flexible wireless platform for instrumentation communication and monitoring.
For more information, visit BS&B's wirelesswebsite,!

SmartSystem™  - [PDF 4 Pages]
flexible wireless instrumentation platform utilizes the same revolutionary communication technology used in SmartDisk and applies it to any simple switching application.
For more information, visit BS&B's wireless website,!

Wireless Information Technology  -  [PDF 8 Pages]
Introduction to wireless communication technology and instrumentation platforms.
For more information, visit BS&B's wireless website,!