25,800 Gallon VCM Pressure Tank Car

This 25,800 gallon (US) non-coiled, insulated tank car has been designed to meet DOT 105 specifications and has 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, Over Pulling Faces 53′-2.5″
Length, Over Truck Centers 39′-8″
Width, Extreme 10′-8″
Height, Extreme 15′-6″
Tank, Outside Diameter 9′-10.75″
Tank, Outside Length 47′-5.5″
Clearance AAR Plate C

Weight/Capacity

Light Weight 84,000 lbs
Load Limit 179,000 lbs
Gross Rail Load 263,000 lbs
Capacity 25,800 gal

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 150′
Coupled to Base Car 190′
Coupled to Like Car 191′

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