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Canadian Company Launches New Line of PRD Valves


Emcara Gas Development announced it has launched the Cobra Pressure Relief Device for the CNG industry. The Cobra PRD is designed with a thermally activated long trigger that covers tanks that range from 5 ft. to 9 ft. long. The Cobra PRD is certified to PRD-1 standards, and the long trigger is a patent protected technology that was the developed by Emcara.

“Tanks and configurations were growing in size and so to was the demand for increased safety protection,” said Erick Girouard, President of Emcara Gas Development. “Our long trigger PRD offers increased safety features.”

In addition, Emcara launched a new balanced actuator valve called the Badger, which is a complementary product to Emcara’s long trigger PRD’s. The Badger increases the flow rate to ~450 scf per minute, reducing the time it takes to vent down a tanks.