A pressure relief valve or PSR is a very useful type of relief valve used in many different systems; a pressure relief valve, or PSR, could be used in several different applications, from a fire sprinkler to a sewage system, or from a cooling tower to an oil refinery. A pressure relief valve, or PSR, can be a very helpful device when it is used in one of these systems. A PSR works by opening up a circuit, allowing for the release of a small amount of pressure.
Pressure Relief Valves: Direct Acting and Pilot Operated
A PSR works very similarly to a pressure relief valve, in that it releases a small amount of pressure from a circuit; however, a PSR also allows the circuit to close. This gives the system greater safety, as not only can the valve to release a small amount of pressure if a fire or an explosion happens, but the release of the pressure is done on a very low level, allowing for the circuit to be shut down quickly. PSRs are often used in conjunction with other types of relief valves. They can work in conjunction with a timer and will open the circuit when the system detects a fire, for example. A pressure relief valve can also work in conjunction with a device called an automatic control solenoid, which works by sensing any potential threat to a circuit. When the circuit is threatened, the solenoid will activate a circuit break; this process of closing circuits allows the system to shut off automatically, which may not always be possible if there are multiple pressure relief valves.
The use of pressure relief valves in different applications has helped many industries to maintain their operation without having to spend much money on maintenance and upkeep. A pressure relief valve can be a very useful device in almost any industry and can help to prevent many problems that can arise due to the build up of pressure. It is important to keep one’s company’s PSR maintained to avoid potential damage to the circuit, and to reduce the amount of stress placed on the system by a high level of pressure.