Bursting Discs (Rupture Discs)

..... In a nutshell

What?

A bursting disc, rupture disc or burst panel is a section of material which is engineered to fail at a very specific pressure.

 

Why?

Unlike a relief valve, a bursting disc has no moving parts and is 100% leak proof. Using bursting discs can also be a very cost effective way isolating components from a process which allows more freedom in material selection for costly components.

 

Where?

Car airbag systems, Whisky distilleries, Aircraft tyres, Firefighting Systems, Pharmceutical production and anywhere where instant, accurate pressure relief is required.

At Assentech Limited, we have a wealth of experience with bursting discs, supplying discs manufactured to our customers’ specifications for a broad range of applications, from aircraft control systems to chocolate factories and nuclear processing modules.

The bursting discs we supply are manufactured by Continental Disc Corporation (CDC). As with all of the products Assentech Limited supply, our bursting discs are of the highest quality and offer market leading performance.

All manufacturing is performed under an approved ISO 9001 Quality Assurance System and we can supply rupture discs certified to the standards of the ASME, the European Pressure Equipment Directive, the China Manufacture License, the 3A Sanitary Standards Council and many others.

Red Ball Service – CDC operate a ‘red ball’ service which allows customers with urgent requirements to jump to the top of the production queue. This means that discs can be manufactured and shipped the same day, helping customers to prevent downtime and production losses.

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