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Title 49 Part 179 → Subpart C → §179.100-20

Title 49 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 179 → Subpart C → §179.100-20

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Title 49 Part 179 → Subpart C → §179.100-20

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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 179Subpart C → §179.100-20


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)


§179.100-20   Stamping.

(a) To certify that the tank complies with all specification requirements, each tank shall be plainly and permanently stamped in letters and figures at least 38 inch high into the metal near the center of both outside heads as follows:

   Example of required stamping
SpecificationDOT-105A100W
MaterialASTM A 516
Cladding material (if any)ASTM A240-304
Tank builder's initialsClad
Date of original testABC
Car assembler (if other than tanker builder)00-0000
DEF

(b) After July 25, 2012, newly constructed DOT tank cars must have their DOT specification and other required information stamped plainly and permanently on stainless steel identification plates in conformance with the applicable requirements prescribed in §179.24(a). Tank cars built before July 25, 2012, may have the identification plates instead of or in addition to the head stamping.

[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; Amdt. 179-52, 61 FR 28679, June 5, 1996; 65 FR 50463, Aug. 18, 2000; 77 FR 37985, June 25, 2012]


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