15,700 Gallon Molten Sulfur Tank Car

15,700 Gallon Molten Sulfur Tank Car

This 15,700 gallon tank car is built to 286,000 lbs gross rail load for the transportation of molten sulfur and other like commodities and meets the AAR 211A100W1 specification. 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. Various options for loading/unloading valve configurations are available depending on the service requirements.

15,700 Gallon Molten Sulfur Tank Car technical drawing.


Length, Over Pulling Faces 44′-10″
Length, Over Truck Centers 31′-3.5″
Width, Extreme 10′-10″
Height, Extreme 15′-5″
Tank, Outside Diameter 8′-6.875″
Tank, Outside Length 38′-7.5625″
Clearance AAR Plate B


Light Weight 63,190 lbs
Load Limit 222,810 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 15,700 gal

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 150′
Coupled to Base Car 155′
Coupled to Like Car 155′

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