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High reactor pressure

Published on 22/03/23 573 Views

A reactor was bypassed for a longer period without draining the isocyanate solution. Steam leaked through a closed control valve to the reactor jacket. The reactor temperature raised, and the remaining material started to polymerize resulting in high pressure and plugs.

Ask yourself and your crew:

  • How can something like this happen here (e.g. on our site)?
  • What safety measures (i.e. procedures, controls/barriers) do we have in place to mitigate the risk?
  • How do we know the risk controls/barriers are working?
  • What improvements or changes should we make to the procedures, controls/barriers or the way we work?

Original material courtesy of the European Process Safety Centre