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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.

Greenbrier engineers are updating our fleet of pressure tank cars. Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) is one of those designs. Please contact us for more details about the status of this design.

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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