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Filling and Maintenance of Liquid Nitrogen Tanks

Title translated into English

Filling and Maintenance of Liquid Nitrogen Tanks

Film: Duration in minutes

17 minutes

Product submission URL (http:// or https://)

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLr8hP96p9XTpS7cgOrzDsFOyzrNsrX-J4

Product description

The video shows the safety features of liquid nitrogen tanks and shows the safe process of filling the tanks from a bulk liquid nitrogen source.

Aims and objectives

Hazards associated with liquid nitrogen Parts of a liquid nitrogen tank including the safety features Safely dispensing liquid nitrogen and handling cryo tubes Filling a liquid nitrogen tank at a dispensing facility and what to do in an emergency Safely transporting liquid nitrogen within a building Other cryogenic liquids requiring additional safety considerations

Liquid nitrogen tanks are closed vessels. Unlike cryogen dewars, pressure relief is afforded through a set of safety or pressure relief valves or rupture disks. When tanks and their pressure relief devices are not properly maintained significant incidents can and have occurred. The video is intended to prevent incidents through safety awareness.

Target audience

End users filling portable liquid nitrogen tanks from a bulk tank.

Contact details Editor

Northwestern University Office for Research Safety
, USA-60208-3121 Evanston, IL

Contact details Production company

Northwestern University Advanced Media Production Studio
, -60208 Evanston, IL
http://nuamps.at.northwestern.edu