49 CFR § 179.301 - Individual specification requirements for multi-unit tank car tanks.

§ 179.301 Individual specification requirements for multi-unit tank car tanks.

(a) In addition to § 179.300 the individual specification requirements are as follows:

DOT specification 106A500-X 106A800-X 110A500-W 110A600-W 110A800-W 110A1000-W
Minimum required bursting pressure, psig ( 1) ( 1) 1250 1500 2000 2500
Minimum thickness shell, inches 13/32 11/16 11/32 3/8 15/32 19/32
Test pressure, psig (see § 179.300-16) 500 800 500 600 800 1000
Safety relief devices, psig (see § 179.300-15)
Start-to-discharge, or burst maximum, p.s.i. 375 600 375 450 600 700
Vapor-tight, minimum psig 300 480 300 360 480 650

1 None specified.

(b) [Reserved]

[29 FR 18995, Dec. 29, 1964. Redesignated at 32 FR 5606, Apr. 5, 1967, and amended by Amdt. 179-10, 36 FR 21355, Nov. 6, 1971; Amdt. 179-40, 52 FR 13049, Apr. 20, 1987; 65 FR 58632, Sept. 29, 2000; 66 FR 45390, Aug. 28, 2001]