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Title 49 Part 179 → Subpart C → §179.100-16

Title 49 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 179 → Subpart C → §179.100-16

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Title 49 Part 179 → Subpart C → §179.100-16

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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 179Subpart C → §179.100-16


Title 49: Transportation
PART 179—SPECIFICATIONS FOR TANK CARS
Subpart C—Specifications for Pressure Tank Car Tanks (Classes DOT-105, 109, 112, 114 and 120)


§179.100-16   Attachments.

(a) Reinforcing pads must be used between external brackets and shells if the attachment welds exceed 6 linear inches of 14 -inch fillet or equivalent weld per bracket or bracket leg. When reinforcing pads are used, they must not be less than one-fourth inch in thickness, have each corner rounded to a 1-inch minimum radius, and be attached to the tank by continuous fillet welds except for venting provisions. The ultimate shear strength of the bracket-to-reinforcing pad weld must not exceed 85 percent of the ultimate shear strength of the reinforcing pad-to-tank weld.

(b) Attachments not otherwise specified shall be applied by approved means.

[29 FR 18995, Dec. 29, 1964. Redesignated at 32 FR 5606, Apr. 5, 1967, and amended by Amdt. 179-10, 36 FR 21346, Nov. 6, 1971]


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