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Title 49 Part 179 → Subpart D → §179.220-3

Title 49 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 179 → Subpart D → §179.220-3

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Title 49 Part 179 → Subpart D → §179.220-3

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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 179Subpart D → §179.220-3


Title 49: Transportation
PART 179—SPECIFICATIONS FOR TANK CARS
Subpart D—Specifications for Non-Pressure Tank Car Tanks (Classes DOT-111AW, 115AW, and 117AW)


§179.220-3   Type.

(a) Tanks built under these specifications must consist of an inner container, a support system for the inner container, and an outer shell.

(b) The inner container must be a fusion welded tank of circular cross section with formed heads designed convex outward and must have a manway on top of the tank as prescribed herein. When the inner container is divided into compartments, each compartment must be considered a separate container.

(c) The outer shell must be a fusion welded tank with formed heads designed convex outward.

[Amdt. 179-9, 36 FR 21340, Nov. 6, 1971]


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