Title 49 Part 179 → Subpart D → §179.201-9

Title 49 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 179 → Subpart D → §179.201-9

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Title 49 Part 179 → Subpart D → §179.201-9

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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 179Subpart D → §179.201-9

Title 49: Transportation
Subpart D—Specifications for Non-Pressure Tank Car Tanks (Classes DOT-111AW, 115AW, and 117AW)

§179.201-9   Gauging device.

A gauging device of an approved design must be applied to permit determining the liquid level of the lading. The gauging device must be made of materials not subject to rapid deterioration by the lading. When the interior pipe of the gauging device provides a means for passage of the lading from the interior to the exterior of the tank, it must be equipped with an excess flow valve of an approved design. If the opening for passage of lading through the gauging device is not more than 0.060 inch diameter an excess flow valve is not required. The gauging device must be provided with a protective housing.

[Amdt. 179-10, 36 FR 21353, Nov. 6, 1971]