TANKTAINER--A PORTABLE BULK LIQUID TANK CONTAINER FOR INTERMODAL SERVICE

This paper describes the "TankTainer," a portable liquid tank container for intermodal service. The TankTainer is designed for transport of bulk commodities in the Marine, Highway, and Railroad modes. It is of monocoque design, utilizing the inherent structural load-carrying capabilities of the cylindrical tank between integral tubular structural end frames.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contributed by the Rail Transportation Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for presentation at the Winter Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 10-15, 1978.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Mowatt-Larssen, E
  • Publication Date: 1978-7-13

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 7 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188067
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 78-WA/RT-10 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 3 1979 12:00AM