How to Find a Quality Pressure Vessel
A high pressure vessel is necessary for holding liquids or gasses held at high pressures. Compressed air, oxygen, chemicals, natural gas, and a variety of other liquids and gasses can only be stored safely under high pressures. High pressure vessel manufacturers abound, but how can you be sure the vessels you purchase are high quality?
A low-quality vessel has a much higher chance of bursting, exploding, imploding, or leaking, which can be highly dangerous to equipment, people, and even entire factories. If a high pressure vessel explodes, it can cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to a factory. Because of this, it is extremely important to select only the highest quality high pressure vessels.
So what are some of the signs of high quality pressure vessels? High pressure vessel manufacturers that offer quality products typically offer vessels with many or all of the following qualifications:
Safety qualifications: All pressure vessels should meet the quality specifications outlined by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and any other relevant safety standards in your region.
Customized pressure ratings: A customizable pressure vessel allows you to choose the exact pressure rating of the unit. This increases the versatility of the vessel and also prevents too-high or too-low pressures.
High quality materials: Stainless steel is one of the best materials to use as the housing for a pressure vessel. Look for vessels that are designed to withstand shock, temperature change, corrosion, and other environmental changes. All seals should be made from the highest quality rubbers or plastics to maintain unit pressure.