Continental Disc Corporation Releases the SANITRX HPX™ with Proven Performance in Excess of 250,000 Cycles

Continental Disc Corporation announces the release of its newest sanitary disc, the SANITRX HPX™ rupture disc.

Liberty, MO, July 29, 2010 --( Continental Disc Corporation announces the release of its newest sanitary disc, the SANITRX HPX™ rupture disc. The SANITRX HPX rupture disc is a scored reverse acting rupture disc that can be pressurized from full vacuum up to 90% or 95% of the rated (marked) burst pressure under normal operating conditions. This high precision rupture disc offers proven performance in excess of a quarter million cycles.

The SANITRX HPX rupture disc is a differential pressure relief device that provides an instantaneous full-open, non-reclosing design for protecting equipment, vessels, systems and people from overpressure conditions. “The high cycling aspect of this rupture disc represents high performance to the extreme.” revealed Steven Breid, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Continental Disc Corporation. “Customers can choose 90% or 95% operating ratio depending on their process’s requirements and budget.”

Highly versatile and offered in a wide range of burst pressures, materials and sizes, the SANITRX HPX rupture disc is designed specifically for the pharmaceutical, biotech, food and beverage industries. With a response time in milliseconds, this rupture disc meets all ASME BPE criteria including a surface finish of 20 Ra microinch or better and a solid metal construction providing cleanability for CIP/SIP applications. The SANITRX HPX rupture disc includes sanitary, environmentally friendly, non-toxic packaging and is available in the customer’s option of zero, -5% and -10% manufacturing ranges.

Established in 1965, Continental Disc Corporation is a leading manufacturer of rupture disc devices for a variety of process industries, including chemical, petrochemical, petroleum refining, pharmaceutical, beverage, food, dairy, aerospace, gases, electronics, and other markets worldwide.

Continental Disc Corporation
A. Kelsey Metcalf