49 CFR 178.360-3 - Dimensions.

§ 178.360-3 Dimensions.
(a) The inside diameter of the vessel may not exceed 30 cm (12 inches) exclusive of flanges for handling or fastening devices and must have wall thickness and length in accordance with the following:
Inside diameter maximum Threaded closure Wall thickness minimum—Flanged closure Length maximum
Inches Cm Inches Mm Inches Cm
2 5 3/32 2.5 Not less than that prescribed for schedule 40 pipe 16 41
6 15 1/8 3.2 72 183
12 30 1/4 6.5 72 183
(b) [Reserved]
[Amdt. 178-35, 39 FR 45245, Dec. 31, 1974. Redesignated by Amdt. 178-97, 55 FR 52716, Dec. 21, 1990; 66 FR 45387, Aug. 28, 2001]
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Title 49 published on 2015-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 178 after this date.

  • 2015-11-23; vol. 80 # 225 - Monday, November 23, 2015
    1. 80 FR 72914 - Hazardous Materials: Editorial Corrections and Clarifications (RRR)
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      This regulation is effective December 23, 2015.
      49 CFR Parts 171, 172, 173, 175, 176, 177, 178 and 180