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Title 49 Part 179 → Subpart F → §179.400-24

Title 49 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 179 → Subpart F → §179.400-24

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Title 49 Part 179 → Subpart F → §179.400-24

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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 179Subpart F → §179.400-24


Title 49: Transportation
PART 179—SPECIFICATIONS FOR TANK CARS
Subpart F—Specification for Cryogenic Liquid Tank Car Tanks and Seamless Steel Tanks (Classes DOT-113 and 107A)


§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 38 -inch high, in the following order:

   Example of required stamping
SpecificationDOT-113A60W.
Design service temperatureMinus 423 °F.
Inner tankInner Tank.
MaterialASTM A240-304.
Shell thicknessShell 316 inch.
Head thicknessHead 316 inch.
Inside diameterID 107 inch.
Inner tank builder's initialsABC.
Date of original test (month and year) and initials of person conducting original test00-0000GHK.
Water capacity00000 lbs.
Outer jacketOuter jacket.
MaterialASTM A515-70.
Outer jacket builder's initialsDEF.
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.


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