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Semi-welded plate heat exchanger released ammonia at indoor ice surface facility’s refrigeration plant

Incident Investigation

Semi-welded plate heat exchanger released ammonia at indoor ice surface facility’s refrigeration plant

April 13, 2021

Boiler, PV and Refrigeration

Reference Number:

II-1187393-2021 (#21850)



Location: Peace River Region

Regulated industry sector: Boilers, PV & refrigeration - Refrigeration system

Incident overview

Brine samples taken from an indoor ice surface facility’s refrigeration plant contained ammonia. A second set of samples confirmed even higher levels of ammonia, which led to the discovery that the internal pressure boundary of a semi-welded plate heat exchanger was leaking.

 

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