Reactor and pressure vessels are pieces of equipment that pressurize chemicals at high temperatures to result in a processed reaction. UK has a variety of these vessels from low to high hazards. Please review the information below to gain knowledge on the safety practices when working with pressurized vessels. Below are the common types of pressure vessels on UK campuses:
- Vacuum Chambers
- Air Compressors
Please contact Occupational Health & Safety if your laboratory has acquired any pressurized vessels that has not yet been reviewed.