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.