Acumuladores

Equipamento de segurança para acumuladores hidráulicos

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General

Hydraulic accumulators are pressure vessels, as defined by PED 97/23/EC, and as such their manufacture is subject to the statutory pressure equipment regulations.

For safety in the workplace, system manufacturers and operators must draw up a risk assessment for the particular site.

These must take into account possible risks at the installation site, particularly in  combination with external factors. Fundamental risks affecting hydraulic accumulators are:

  • Excessive pressure and
  • Temperature increase (e.g. in the event of an external fire).

HYDAC provides the appropriate safety equipment to protect accumulators from excessive values on the gas and fluid side; see also catalogue section:

  • Accumulators

 

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