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.

Dimensions

Length, Over Pulling Faces 44′-7.5″
Length, Over Truck Centers 31′-1″
Width, Extreme 10′-7.6875″
Height, Extreme 15′-0.9375″
Tank, Outside Diameter 9′-3.125″
Tank, Outside Length 38′-10.25″
Clearance AAR Plate B

Weight/Capacity

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

Curve Negotiability Radius

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

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