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 heating systems are available as well as enhanced insulation configurations.
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
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'