Materials investigation of thermal triggers used in pressure relief devices on transit buses

by Nathan Rolander

Publisher: Federal Transit Administration, Publisher: Available through the National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va

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  • Motors (Compressed-gas),
  • Gas cylinders,
  • Relief valves,
  • Buses

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Statement[Nathan Rolander, Douglas Matson, William P. Chernicoff]
ContributionsMatson, Douglas, Chernicoff, William P., United States. Federal Transit Administration. Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (U.S.), Tufts University. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
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This investigation pertains to the composition and general condition of the thermally activated trigger mechanism of Pressure Relief Devices [PRD's], safety devices used on compressed natural gas cylinders commonly used to store fuel on transit buses. These trigger mechanisms provide the essential function of the PRD, and any problems with the Author: Nathan Rolander, Douglas Matson, William P.

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