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Various uses of HIPS

asked Oct 8, 2014 in Safety by odadmin (21,030 points)
What are the process design conditions where HIPS can be used?

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answered Oct 8, 2014 by odadmin (21,030 points)
  • To eliminate a relief sizing scenario
  • To provide system overpressure protection where a relief device is ineffective
  • To eliminate a relief device
  • To reduce the probability that several relief devices will have to operate simultaneously, thereby allowing a reduction in the size of the disposal system
  • To reduce the demand rate on a relief device and consequently the risk

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