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SpaceX reveals chain of events that caused the unplanned disassembly of Crew Dragon capsule

Richard 12 Silver badge

Re: Tearing metal

They are indeed, however in most industrial applications they only have a "must not fail below" and "must fail below" spec, as they're emergency pressure relief to stop some piece of kit from actually exploding.

Debris doesn't matter a jot, as long as it's not going to react with the material to hand.

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