Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Back-Pressure Relief Port

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_966

n A side channel in the head of an extruder, usually leading to a  Rupture Disk through which the melt can escape if the pressure exceeds a safe limit.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA