Lessons Learned: Vacuum Chamber Over-pressurization

Vacuum Chamber Over-pressurization

A vacuum chamber over-pressurized while a researcher was returning the vacuum to atmosphere by venting with nitrogen from a gas cylinder. The chamber was left to fill while the researcher worked on other tasks. By the time the researcher returned, the chamber had over-pressurized and the view window shattered.

Read the full article at the UC Berkeley Environment, Health & Safety website

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