16.5K Tank - Caustic Soda

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. 

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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'
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