25.8K Tank - VCM

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.

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Dimensions

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

Weight/Capacity

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'
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