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BS&B Safety Systems, LLC

Tulsa,  OK 
United States
  • Booth: 3742


BS&B Safety Systems - The leader in Rupture Disk Technology

BS&B Safety Systems is the recognized global leader in rupture disk technology, manufacturing products that protect power generation plants and personnel from overpressure dangers and explosions.  BS&B rupture disks protect power plant systems, such as steam condensers, low pressure turbine exhaust hoods, deaerators, flash tanks and steam piping systems. Rupture Disks are fast-acting, providing full unrestricted and immediate openings usually in less than a few milliseconds to relieve pressure that damage property or hurt personnel. Sizes range from 1/8” through 44” and encompasses a pressure span from 1.5 psi to 100,000 psi. Temperature span is from -420°F to + 1000°F.

BS&B also manufactures flame arresters and breather vents under the FlameSaf® brand that are used to protect systems from fire and explosion. FlameSaf products are used for deflagration and detonation applications.

Brands: Rupture disks, burst disks, rupture discs, flame arresters, flame arrestors, explosion suppression, tank vents, explosion venting, high speed data loggers, wireless monitoring


 Show Specials

  • BS&B Safety Systems will offer free presentations of the Type DV(F) rupture disk during Power-Gen show hours. Presentations will be located at Booth# 3742 and will be provided upon request. Agenda discussions include:

    1) the benefits of replacing atmospheric relief devices (ARD) on low pressure steam turbines with Type DV(F) rupture disks;

    2) how rupture disks protect surface and air-cooled condensers and the methods for protecting low pressure steam turbines;

    3) the different types of rupture disks used to protect power plant systems, such as steam condensers, low pressure turbine exhaust hoods, condensers, deaerators, flash tanks and steam piping systems;

    4) the history of rupture disks, and how rupture disks provide highly accurate burst pressures manufactured to meet the specific requirements of full vacuum resistance, positive burst control, and temperature conditions found in today’s steam turbine operating environment.

    BS&B looks forward to seeing at Booth #3742 for this free educational presentation.


 Press Releases

  • BS&B Safety Systems is the recognized global leader in rupture disk technology, manufacturing products and services that protect power generation plants and personnel from overpressure dangers and explosions. 

    BS&B rupture disks protect power plant systems, such as steam condensers, low pressure turbine exhaust hoods, condensers, deaerators, flash tanks and steam piping systems. Rupture Disks are fast-acting, providing full unrestricted and immediate openings usually in less than a few milliseconds to relieve pressure that damage property or hurt personnel. These rupture disk devices are precisely engineered to achieve maximum reliability and precision when relieving overpressure. Because of no mechanical moving parts, each disk is perfectly designed and tested to withstand even the harshest operating environments without the performance of the disk being compromised. Sizes and types of metals used in the fabrication of rupture disks involve a broad spectrum. Sizes range from 1/8” through 44” and encompasses a pressure span from 1.5 psi to 100,000 psi. Temperature span is from -420°F to + 1000°F.

    BS&B also manufactures flame arresters and breather vents under the FlameSaf® brand that are used to protect systems from fire and explosion. FlameSaf products are used for deflagration and detonation applications. FlameSaf products embody superior design characteristics, and are third-party tested to the latest standards in order to provide state-of-the-art fire and explosion protection. FlameSaf encompasses both pressure/vacuum relief devices and flame arresters, as well as a myriad of combinations, all manufactured in accordance to codes and standards.

    About BS&B                                                                                                                           

     BS&B is the inventor of Rupture Disk technology with its origins reaching back to 1892. The company’s innovative history spans more than a century with BS&B engineers responsible for each of the technology breakthroughs in the rupture disk industry as well as the fields of buckling pin relief valves, in-line relief valves and combustible dust explosion prevention and protection systems .  BS&B offers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services that meet and exceed rigorous industry standards for quality and reliability. Our integrated solutions have been time tested and fine-tuned to deliver maximum value and greater efficiencies to individual engineering processes. For more information, call 800-BSB-DISK, visit bsbsystems.com or stop by Booth #3742.

  • BS&B Safety Systems will showcase the Type DV(F) Rupture Disk at Power-Gen, which is designed to protect low pressure steam turbines and condensers from the dangers of excessive steam pressure.  If an overpressure event occurs, the DV(F) rupture disk will provide a rapid and unrestricted opening at a predetermined burst pressure and temperature, which allows steam to flow through the disk opening.

    Type DV(F) Rupture Disks can replace most Atmospheric Relief Devices (ARD) on low pressure steam turbines.  BS&B capabilities include adaptor and clamping rings, and bolting hardware to match most turbine Atmospheric Relief Device openings and sizes. The Type DV (F) Rupture disk meets code and standard requirements. The rupture disk includes a burst test certificate assuring superior performance and burst accuracy.  BS&B rupture disks protect power plant systems, such as steam condensers, low pressure turbine exhaust hoods, condensers, deaerators, flash tanks and steam piping systems.

    BS&B offers a complete line of Rupture Disk devices, which are fast-acting; and provide full unrestricted and immediate openings usually in less than a few milliseconds to relieve pressure that damage property or hurt personnel. These rupture disk devices are precisely engineered to achieve maximum reliability and precision when relieving overpressure. Because of no mechanical moving parts, each disk is perfectly designed and tested to withstand even the harshest operating environments without the performance of the disk being compromised. Sizes and types of metals used in the fabrication of rupture disks involve a broad spectrum. Sizes range from 1/8” through 44” and encompasses a pressure span from 1.5 psi to 100,000 psi. Temperature span is from -420°F to + 1000°F.

    BS&B rupture disks have been used successfully for many years to protect surface and air-cooled condensers thus providing a logical method for protecting low pressure steam turbines. Rupture disks are highly accurate, low maintenance devices manufactured to meet the specific requirements of full vacuum resistance, positive burst control, and temperature conditions found in today’s steam turbine operating environment.

    About BS&B

    BS&B is the inventor of Rupture Disk technology with its origins reaching back to 1892. The company’s innovative history spans more than a century with BS&B engineers responsible for each of the technology breakthroughs in the rupture disk industry as well as the fields of buckling pin relief valves, in-line relief valves and combustible dust explosion prevention and protection systems .  BS&B offers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services that meet and exceed rigorous industry standards for quality and reliability. Our integrated solutions have been time tested and fine-tuned to deliver maximum value and greater efficiencies to individual engineering processes.

    For more information, call 800-BSB-DISK, visit bsbsystems.com or stop by Booth #3742.


 Products

  • DV(F)™ Series Rupture Disk
    1) The DV(F) protects low pressure steam turbines and condensers from the dangers of excessive steam pressure....

  • The BS&B DV(F)™ Series Rupture Disk is designed to protect low pressure steam turbines and condensers from the dangers of excessive steam pressure. If an overpressure event occurs the DV(F)™ Series Rupture Disk will provide a rapid and unrestricted opening at a precise activation of pressure and temperature allowing steam to flow through the disk opening.

    Type DV(F) Rupture Disks can replace most Atmospheric Relief Devices (ARD) on low pressure steam turbines.  BS&B capabilities include adaptor and clamping rings, and bolting hardware to match most turbine Atmospheric Relief Device openings and sizes. The Type DV (F) Rupture disk meets code and standard requirements. The rupture disk includes a burst test certificate assuring superior performance and burst accuracy.  BS&B rupture disks protect power plant systems, such as steam condensers, low pressure turbine exhaust hoods, condensers, deaerators, flash tanks and steam piping systems.

    BS&B offers a complete line of Rupture Disk devices, which are fast-acting; and provide full unrestricted and immediate openings usually in less than a few milliseconds to relieve pressure that damage property or hurt personnel. These rupture disk devices are precisely engineered to achieve maximum reliability and precision when relieving overpressure. Because of no mechanical moving parts, each disk is perfectly designed and tested to withstand even the harshest operating environments without the performance of the disk being compromised. Sizes and types of metals used in the fabrication of rupture disks involve a broad spectrum. Sizes range from 1/8” through 44” and encompasses a pressure span from 1.5 psi to 100,000 psi. Temperature span is from -420°F to + 1000°F.

    BS&B rupture disks have been used successfully for many years to protect surface and air-cooled condensers thus providing a logical method for protecting low pressure steam turbines. Rupture disks are highly accurate, low maintenance devices manufactured to meet the specific requirements of full vacuum resistance, positive burst control, and temperature conditions found in today’s steam turbine operating environment.

  • Nacional Model 64 Safety Relief Valve
    The Model 64 is a standard right angle rapid opening/reclosing Safety Relief Valve, with conventional and/or balanced (bellows) designs. They are used with both liquid, gas, and vapors, available in six different model configuration...

  • The Model 64 is a standard right angle rapid opening/reclosing Safety Relief Valve, with conventional and/or balanced (bellows) designs. They are used with both liquids, gasses, and vapors, in six different model configurations. This is a full nozzle, direct action, spring loaded, adjustable ring, Safety Relief Valve. They are available in ASME and DN flanged connections. The Model 64 is a ASME Section VIII, Div. 1, and an EN ISO 4126-1 rated Safety Relief Valve. Available sizes are ¾” X 1-1/4”, to 6” X 10”. The flange ratings are 150# - 2500# inlet, 150# - 300# outlet, and DN 20 X 32 to DN 150 X 250. Accessories are available, including a test gag, levers (packed or plain), detectors, and insulating jackets. The valves are available in carbon steel, stainless steel, and special alloys (duplex stainless steel, super duplex stainless steel, hastelloy, inconel, titanium, tantalum, stellite disks, etc.).
  • The S-90 reverse buckling rupture disk
    ​The S-90 is a domed, solid metal, precision scored reverse buckling disk, which, upon over-pressure, reverses and opens along pre-weakened cross-score lines to provide a full relief opening....

  • The S-90 is a domed, solid metal, precision scored reverse buckling disk, which, upon over-pressure, reverses and opens along preweakened cross-score lines to provide a full relief opening. The compression loaded S-90 disk offers an extended service life under pressure cycling conditions compared to a conventional tension loaded disk. The S-90 disk exhibits excellent fatigue resistance in cyclic pressure service, surviving 1,000,000 pressure cycles from 0-90% of its marked burst pressure. 
  • RLS™ Reverse Buckling Rupture Disk
    3) The RLS is a precision circular-scored reverse buckling rupture disk. Sizes range from 1-inch thru 20-inches and burst pressures range from 20 to 2000 psi, and available for use in both gas and liquid applications....

  • The RLS is a precision circular-scored reverse buckling rupture disk. When over-pressurized, this domed, solid metal, reverse buckling disk reverses and opens along a pre-weakened circular score line on the down-stream side of the disk. A patented hinge welded to the disk facilitates relief opening along the score line and retains the disk’s central petal preventing fragmentation even at high burst pressures.
  • The SRI-7RS pretorqued safety head
    The SRI-7RS pretorqued safety head is used to fasten reverse buckling disks between pipe companion flanges. The SRI-7RS provides leak-tightness using pretorqued cap screws to energize the seal between the rupture disk and the safety head....

  • In the spirit of BS&B’s core values of Innovation and Excellence, the SRI7RS has been developed to enhance and optimize safety, reliability, convenience, and performance. The experience gained from meeting and exceeding customer expectations with the SRB-7RS safety head is built upon by the following SRI-7RS features: • Bite seal in all sizes; proprietary feature which enhances leak tightness • Light weight; manufactured from a casting, the SRI-7RS takes advantage of advanced metal flow modeling to achieve its light construction and rigid strength. • Self centering; the unique perimeter shape of the SRI-7RS is self centering between ASME / ANSI B16.5, EN, and JIS specification companion flanges, optimizing flow. • Hexagon head pretorqued capscrews; supplied with the SRI-7RS safety head, high tensile stainless steel capscrews allow installation using standard workshop tools. companion flanges, the user can conveniently inspect for proper installation. • Multiple flange rating; each nominal size SRI-7RS safety head can be installed between ASME/ANSI B16.5, EN, JIS (except 3” / 80mm and 4”/ 100mm JIS10) companion flanges. A single safety head held in inventory per nominal size will support multiple applications.
  • Burst Alert Sensors
    5) Burst Alert Sensors are installed downstream of the Rupture Disk device and provide a convenient means of generating an electrical signal when appropriately integrated into plant control systems....

  • Burst Alert Sensors operate in a “normally closed” electrical circuit with a polymer membrane supporting its electrical conducting circuit. When the pressure event (disk rupture / valve opening) occurs, the flow (gas or liquid) breaks the tantalum electrical conductor located on the polymer membrane. The electrical status of the sensor changes to “normally open.” The recommended maximum operating limits for Burst Alert Sensors is a current of 500mA, maximum voltage 24 VDC; satisfactory operation can be obtained at a few milliamperes current. 
  • Model 944 End-of-Line Pressure / Vacuum Relief
    Model 944 End-of-Line Pressure / Vacuum Relief Vent / Valve offers a dependable, internationally certified and precisely engineered design to prevent excessive pressure or vacuum build-up and rupture/implosion of tanks....

  • Drawing on extensive experience in the pressure relief field, the BS&B FlameSaf® pressure/vacuum relief vent valve offers a dependable, internationally certified and precisely engineered design to prevent excessive pressure or vacuum build-up and rupture/implosion of valuable tankage during normal operations of filling and emptying or from atmospheric changes. Designed for the highest standards of precision and safety, these vents use FEP diaphragms to provide tight seals between pallet and seat, which coupled with the 10% overpressure feature result in reliable and accurate response to even minimal changes in pressure/vacuum. Users benefit from optimized operating conditions close to MAWP/V (Maximum Allowable Working Pressure /Vacuum) while ensuring operation that safeguard both personnel and environment.

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