Explosion Vents

Explosion Vents from Gorter Hatches

By: Gorter Hatches  04-Nov-2009
Keywords: Fire Protection, Fire Safety, Hatches

Vents for installation on roofs or in facades can be equipped with an Explosion Release Control (ERC), patent no. 2000112.

The ERC releases immediately if the pressure on the inside cover exceeds ca. 100 kg force (Report Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, AMOLF, Amsterdam). Vents are always supplied in aluminium.
Always keep vent opening on both sides free from obstacles that might obstruct performance.

Applicable standards:

  • EN 6702: 2007 and EN 14797: 2007

Calculation of the explosion vent opening
The dimensions must be calculated by a recognized and specialized building and construction engineer.

For more information on our range of explosion vents including detailed specifications and drawings please visit: http://www.gorterhatches.co.nz

Keywords: Fire Protection, Fire Safety, Hatches, Roof Hatch, Roof Safety