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Steam escapes into boiler room after a cast iron flange cracked

Incident Investigation

Steam escapes into boiler room after a cast iron flange cracked

May 25, 2020

Boiler, PV and Refrigeration

Reference Number:

II-1017254-2020 (#17872)



Location: Vancouver

Regulated industry sector: Boilers, PV and Refrigeration

Incident overview

During a pop test of a steam boiler safety valve, a cracked cast iron flange resulted in the failure of the downstream piping and drip pan, allowing steam to escape into the boiler room.

 

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