Reverse Acting Rupture Discs operate up to 250,000 cycles.

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Differential pressure relief HPX(TM) and HPX SANITARY rupture discs can be pressurized from full vacuum up to 90% or 95% of rated burst pressure under normal operating conditions. Instantaneous full-open, non-reclosing design protects equipment, vessels, systems, and people from overpressure conditions. Meeting ASME BPE criteria, HPX SANITARY discs suit pharmaceutical, biotech, and food/beverage industries. Both devices are offered in range of burst pressures, materials, and sizes.



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Continental Disc Corporation Unveils Its Newest Reverse Acting Rupture Discs with Proven Performance in Excess of 250,000 Cycles



Liberty, Missouri - Continental Disc Corporation has launched the new HPX(TM) and HPX SANITARY rupture discs at INTERPHEX 2010 in New York City, New York. The HPX rupture discs are scored reverse acting rupture discs that can be pressurized from full vacuum up to 90% or 95% of the rated (marked) burst pressure under normal operating conditions. These high precision rupture discs offer proven performance in excess of a quarter million cycles.

The HPX and HPX SANITARY rupture discs are differential pressure relief devices that provide an instantaneous full-open, non-reclosing design for protecting equipment, vessels, systems and people from overpressure conditions. "The high cycling aspect of these rupture discs represents high performance to the extreme." revealed Steven Breid, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Continental Disc Corporation. "Customers can choose 90% or 95% operating ratio depending on their process's requirements and budget."

Both rupture discs are also highly versatile and offered in a wide range of burst pressures, materials and sizes. The HPX SANITARY rupture disc is designed specifically for the pharmaceutical, biotech, and food and beverage industries. With a response time in milliseconds, this rupture disc meets all ASME BPE criteria including a surface finish of 20 Ra microinch or better and a solid metal construction providing cleanability for CIP/SIP applications. The HPX SANITARY rupture disc includes sanitary, environmentally friendly, non-toxic packaging.

Established in 1965, Continental Disc Corporation is a leading manufacturer of rupture disc devices for a variety of process industries, including chemical, petrochemical, petroleum refining, pharmaceutical, beverage, food, dairy, aerospace, gases, electronics, and other markets worldwide.

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