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## Conservation Vent Valve is a device designed to maintain pressure within preset limits in a liquid-containing vessel for the purpose of emissions reduction. It also provides protection against excessive pressure or vacuum.
= Because of its primary function, a pressure/vacuum valve is commonly referred to as a breather valve or “Pressure/Vacuum Relief Valve (PVRV)“.
= It’s a protection device mounted on a nozzle opening on the top of a fixed roof atmospheric storage tank.
= It’s to protect tanks against rupturing or imploding. Without an opening or a controlled opening, a fixed roof atmospheric tank would rupture under increasing pressure caused by pumping liquid into the tank or as a result of vapor pressure changes caused by severe thermal changes. Imploding, or the collapsing of a tank, occurs during the pumping out a procedure or thermal changes.
= It’s employed where it is necessary or desirable to reduce the evaporation of tank contents to the atmosphere.
= These vents are generally designated as the conservation type. They are typically mounted to a flange or pipe that connects to the vapor space (space within the tank that is above the liquid surface)
= The pressure in this vapor space increases or decreases as a liquid is pumped into or out of the tank, respectively.