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18,400 Gallon Sodium Hydroxide Tank Car

This 18,400 gallon coiled and insulated tank car has been designed with a 286,000 lbs gross rail load and meets the DOT 111A100W1 specification for the transportation of sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), potassium hydroxide and other like commodities. This car comes equipped with ½ inch full height head shields as well as 9 MPH roll over top fittings protection. Various options for loading/unloading valve configurations are available depending on the service requirements.

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Dimensions

Length Over Pulling Faces
44’-7 1/2”
Length Over Truck Centers
31’-1”
Height, Extreme
15’‐0 3/4"
Width, Extreme
10’-7 11/16”
Tank, Outside Diameter
9’-3 1/8”
Tank, Outside Length
38’-10 1/4”
Clearance
AAR PLATE B

Weight/Capacity

Light Weight
68,200 lbs
Load Limit
217,800 lbs
Capacity
18,400 gal
Gross Rail Load
286,000 lbs

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled
150'
Coupled to Like Car
154'
Coupled to Base Car
154'