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July 2019

ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference and tour of Wilfred E. Baker Test Facility

Please join BakerRisk at the ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, July 14 – 19, in San Antonio, Texas.  The international Conference Exhibition is open July 15 – 17 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk and covers a broad scope of topics related to pressure vessel and piping technologies for the process and power industries.

Visit BakerRisk at Booth #3 to meet our technical staff, observe our hazards testing videos, and discuss BakerRisk services relating to high pressure hazards mitigation, explosion analysis and mitigation, materials engineering, mechanical integrity and reliability, and failure analysis.

BakerRisk will be hosting a tour and live demonstration of industrial hazards testing on Friday 19th July at our Wilfred E. Baker Test facility near San Antonio.    With a few open spots remaining, please contact Jeff Baker ( if you are interested in attending the demonstration!

Banner promoting the Special Presentation and Technical Tour of BakerRisk's Test Facility

Below is the schedule for the BakerRisk Technical Presentations during the conference:

  • July 16th 8:15 am.  Navarro Room.  “Special Presentation – Introduction to the Wilfred E. Baker Test Facility and BakerRisk Hazards Testing Capabilities,”  Matthew Edel, Dan Benac, William Lowry.
  • July 18 th 8:15 – 10 am.  Hill Country Level (3rd floor), Blanco Room.  “Reactor Vessel Hazard Assessment Case Study,”  Matthew Edel.  Gys Van Zyli, SABIC.  Abdulrahman Atarji, Sharq.
  • July 18 th 10:15 am – 12:00 pm.  Hill Country Level (3rd floor), Blanco Room.  “PVB Blast Load Enhancement Due to Mach Stem,”  William Lowry, Jihui Geng.
  • July 18 th 2:15 – 4:00 pm.  Hill Country Level (3rd floor), Blanco Room.  “Blast Attenuation in Tunnels or Pipes with Turns,”  Jihui Geng, Kelly Thomas.
  • July 18 th 4:15 – 6:00 pm.  Hill Country Level (3rd floor), Blanco Room.  “Preventing and Investigating High-Energy releases and Explosions of Pressure Vessels,”  Matthew Edel, Dan Benac.