Products & Services Railcar Manufacturing 15,700 Gallon Molten Sulfur Tank Car
15,700 Gallon Molten Sulfur Tank Car

15,700 Gallon Molten Sulfur Tank Car

This 15,677 gallon (US) tank car is built to 286,000 lb gross rail load for the transportation of molten sulfur and other like commodities. The car is completely insulated with 6-inch fiberglass insulation between the tank and the jacket and is fitted with 16 run exterior heater coils. The tank is equipped with a 20-inch, eight (8) bolt manway, and a 165 psi pressure relief vent. The bottom outlet is a 4-inch full port ball valve.

Various options for loading/unloading valve configurations are available depending on the service requirements.

Length Inside N/A
Width, Inside N/A
Length, Over Couplers 44' 10"
Width, Extreme 10' 10"
Height, Inside N/A
Door Opening, Width N/A
Height, Extreme 15' 5"
Height, Top of Rail to Threshold N/A
Clearance AAR PLATE B
Light Weight 63,190lbs.
Gross Rail Load 286,000lbs.
Load Limit 222,810lbs.
Cubic Capacity N/A
Gallon Capacity 15,677
Curve Negotiability Radius
Uncoupled 150'
Coupled to Like Car 155'
Coupled to Base Car 155'