49 CFR 179.220-3 - Type.

§ 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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Title 49 published on 16-Dec-2017 04:00

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  • 2017-03-21; vol. 82 # 53 - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    1. 82 FR 14499 - Hazardous Materials: Volatility of Unrefined Petroleum Products and Class 3 Materials
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM); Extension of comment period.
      Comments must be received on or before May 19, 2017. To the extent possible, PHMSA will consider late-filed comments during the next stage of the rulemaking process.
      49 CFR Parts 171, 172, 173, 174, 177, 178, 179, and 180