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Bursting discs (Chemical reactions)

A non-mechanical overpressure relief device that bursts when its rating is attained. Disks perform as a designed "weak spot" in a pressure system. When pressure exceeds established safe operating limits, the system must manage the over-pressure. When over-pressure occurs, the relief system-consisting of valves, bursting disks, or both- functions by discharging excess pressure to a predetermined safe location. Bursting discs are kind of Release protection.


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