The Rupture Strength of Fully Annealed, Metallic Spherical-Cap Diaphragms

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J. G. Beese

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Production, University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology, Cardiff, United Kingdom

J. Eng. Ind 98(1), 141-144 (Feb 01, 1976) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438807 History: Received April 09, 1975; Online July 15, 2010


Equations are developed which predict the maximum hydrostatic pressure that an initially dished, and subsequently annealed, circular safety rupture diaphragm can withstand. Diagrams based on the equations show the range of bursting pressure that can be obtained by suitably treating one particular sized disk of one specific material.

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