Cold Embrittlement


  • Low material temperature (overstress)
    • Overcooling by refrigeration units
    • Low ambient conditions (extreme winter weather)
    • Loss of system pressure on units handling low boiling point fluids
    • Gas expansion (Joule–Thomson effect)


CCPS Process Safety Beacon

The Process Safety Beacon is a resource aimed at delivering process safety messages to plant operators and other manufacturing personnel.

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European Process Safety Centre Learning Sheets

The EPSC Learning Sheets are meant to stimulate discussion on important process safety topics at operational sites, to improve competency & awareness in a pleasant format.

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Organisations, Standards & Guidance

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