Products & Services Railcar Manufacturing 16,500 Gallon Caustic Soda Tank Car
16,500 Gallon Caustic Soda Tank Car

16,500 Gallon Caustic Soda Tank Car

This 16,500 USG I/C tank car is lined and is designed for the transportation of caustic soda. It is equipped with a 20-inch 8-bolt manway, a 165 psi pressure relief valve, and a top fittings arrangement consisting of 1- and 1-inch valves, a thermowell, and a vacuum relief valve to accommodate closed system loading and unlocking. The bottom outlet is a 4-inch steam jacketed ball valve. The car is fitted with an 8-line exterior stem heater coil system and 4-inch thermal insulation. 

 

Optional steam or electrical heating systems are available as well as enhanced insulation configurations. 

Dimensions
Length Inside N/A
Width, Inside N/A
Length, Over Couplers 41' 11"
Width, Extreme 10' 7 3/4"
Height, Inside N/A
Door Opening, Width N/A
Height, Extreme 15' 1"
Height, Top of Rail to Threshold N/A
Clearance AAR PLATE B
Weight/Capacity
Light Weight 63,500lbs.
Gross Rail Load 263,000lbs.
Load Limit 199,500lbs.
Cubic Capacity N/A
Gallon Capacity 16,500
Curve Negotiability Radius
Uncoupled 150'
Coupled to Like Car 150'
Coupled to Base Car 154'