While transferring liquid H2 from a tanker, the burst disk ruptured at 50 psi. The pressure limit for the operation was 30 psi.
The operator turned on the pressure valve and left it unattended, permitting pressure buildup past the allowed 30 psi.
- Pressure Relief Devices
- Burst Disk
- Vehicle & Fueling Systems
- Liquid Hydrogen Delivery Vehicle
Refueling operations need to be conducted in a careful and attentive manner, and operators need to be aware of the potential consequences of their actions.