25,800 Gallon VCM Tank Car
This 25,800 gallon (US) non-coiled, insulated tank car has been designed with a 263,000 lb gross rail load for the transportation of vinyl chloride (VCM). The car is equipped with a 22 5/8 inch manway, and a 300 psi tank test pressure. Top fittings consisting of 2- and 3-inch valves and a 60 inch MGD. This car is not heated, but does come equipped with 3 inch thick fiberglass insulation bonded to a 0.65 inch thick thermal ceramic blanket. 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 53' 2 1/2" Width, Extreme 10' 8" Height, Inside N/A Door Opening, Width N/A Height, Extreme 15' 6" Height, Top of Rail to Threshold N/A Clearance PLATE C
Light Weight 84,000lbs. Gross Rail Load 263,000lbs. Load Limit 179,000lbs. Cubic Capacity N/A Gallon Capacity 25,823
- Curve Negotiability Radius
Uncoupled 150' Coupled to Like Car 191' Coupled to Base Car 190'