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.

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Dimensions

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

Weight/Capacity

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'
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