179.400-24 Stamping.§ 179.400-24 Stamping.
(a) A tank that complies with all specification requirements must have the following information plainly and permanently stamped into the metal near the center of the head of the outer jacket at the “B” end of the car, in letters and figures at least 3/8-inch high, in the following order:
|Example of required stamping|
|Design service temperature||Minus 423 °F.|
|Inner tank||Inner Tank.|
|Shell thickness||Shell 3/16 inch.|
|Head thickness||Head 3/16 inch.|
|Inside diameter||ID 107 inch.|
|Inner tank builder's initials||ABC.|
|Date of original test (month and year) and initials of person conducting original test||00-0000GHK.|
|Water capacity||00000 lbs.|
|Outer jacket||Outer jacket.|
|Outer jacket builder's initials||DEF.|
|Car assembler's initials (if other than inner tank or outer jacket builder)||XYZ.|
(b) Any stamping on the shell or heads of the inner tank is prohibited.
(c) In lieu of the stamping required by paragraph (a) of this section, the specified markings may be incorporated on a data plate of corrosion-resistant metal, fillet welded in place on the head of the outer jacket at the “B” end of the car.