SANITRX® Rupture Disc

SANITRX® Rupture Disc


The SANITRX® Rupture Disc (Bursting Disc) is a semicircular-scored reverse acting rupture disc (bursting disc) designed to provide instantaneous overpressure protection in sanitary environments.

Engineered exclusively for applications concerned with product purity and trouble-free equipment sterilization, the SANITRX® Rupture Disc (Bursting Disc) provides overpressure protection for sanitary systems, equipment and vessels. This solid metal rupture disc (bursting disc) is ideal for primary and/or secondary system relief protection and isolating a system or safety relief valve from leakage or permeation.


Nominal Size Range: 1" - 4" (40mm - 100mm)

Burst Pressure Range: 14psig - 500psig (0,965barg - 34,5barg)

Recommended Operating Ratio: 90% of the rupture disc's rated (stamped) burst pressure.

Seating Configuration: Standard Sanitary Ferrule

Service: Gas - Consult the factory for liquid applications

B.D.I.® Alarm System Compatible?: Yes

ASME Code Symbol Stamp Available? : Yes

Materials not indicated or shown may be available by special design. Contact the factory for more information.


B.D.I. (Burst Disc Indicator)

The B.D.I.® (Burst Disc Indicator) Alarm System is designed for use with Continental Disc rupture discs. The B.D.I.® Alarm System signals the system operator when a rupture disc has burst to relieve an overpressure or vacuum condition.

MBC™ Multiple Bolt Sanitary Closure

The MBC is a highly durable sanitary clamping device for securing vessel and piping connections in pharmaceutical, biotech, food, beverage, fine chemical, and other sanitary type environments. The multi-bolt clamp design features four stainless steel bolts and nuts securing a two-piece, cast stainless steel body. This sturdy clamp yields the ultimate in connection integrity, providing a dependable, sure-hold for system fittings and components. An opposed multi-bolt pattern, utilizing four bolts, ensures reliable performance and safeguards your system and personnel from possible damage that could result from the failure and release of a clamp relying on only one or two fasteners. The clamp permits installation of the SANITRX HPX Rupture Disc product family, which feature the innovative, attached 3-dimensional flow tag extending beyond the assembly for easy identification of proper rupture disc orientation.

Sanitary Fitting Assembly

Continental Disc Corporation's Sanitary Rupture Disc (Bursting Disc) Assembly is specifically suited for a wide range of process applications where product purity and corrosion resistance are required. The Sanitary Fitting Assembly is used in dairy, pharmaceutical, food processing, canning, cosmetic, chemical and many other industries. Please see our HPX Product Literature for more details.


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