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AS 2809.2:2020


Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods, Part 2: Road tank vehicles for flammable liquids

The objective of this Standard is to provide designers, planners, operators and regulators with technical requirements for road tank vehicles, as described in the scope of AS 2809.1, that transport flammable liquids, being dangerous goods of Class 3 or having a subsidiary hazard of Class 3 as defined in the Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code.
Published: 09/04/2020
Pages: 22
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Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Application
1.3 Normative references
1.4 Terms and definitions
1.5 New designs and innovations
1.6 General vehicle requirements
1.6.1 Spillage control
1.6.2 Road tank vehicle propulsion or auxiliary engine exhaust
1.6.3 Combustion cabin heaters
1.6.4 Stowage of hoses and other equipment
2 Design, construction, inspection and testing
2.1 Materials
2.1.1 Standards
2.1.2 Material grades
2.1.3 Material compatibility
2.2 Tank design and construction
2.2.1 Tank shape and size
2.2.2 Design criteria General Design loads Design pressure
2.2.3 Design methods General Calculation Finite element analysis
2.2.4 Corrosion
2.2.5 Distribution of loads
2.2.6 Small compartment and large compartment U type tanks
2.2.7 Large compartment R type tanks Shell, heads, bulkheads and baffles Side plates Minimum allowable side plate thickness
2.2.8 Baffles
2.2.9 Access through baffles
2.2.10 Capacity centre
2.2.11 Stiffening of heads, bulkheads and baffles
2.2.12 Shell reinforcement
2.2.13 Separation of liquids
2.2.14 Enclosed air spaces
2.2.15 Component attachment
2.2.16 Roll-over protection
2.2.17 Welding
2.2.18 Weld categories Aluminium structures Low carbon steel structures High strength low alloy steel structures Stainless steel structures All other welds
2.3 Compartment openings, valves and vents
2.3.1 General
2.3.2 Compartment openings
2.3.3 Valves
2.3.4 Vents
2.3.5 Normal venting
2.3.6 Emergency venting
2.3.7 Loading protection
2.4 Filling and dipping provisions
2.4.1 Filling tube
2.4.2 Dip stick
2.5 Pipework and pipe fittings
2.5.1 Suitability
2.5.2 Strength of piping
2.5.3 Provisions for movement
2.5.4 Hoses and hose couplings
2.6 Electrical bonding
2.7 Earthing point
2.8 Pressure testing as part of commissioning
2.8.1 Tanks
2.8.2 Piping
Appendix A
A.1 General
A.2 Classifications
Cited references in this standard
Structural steel welding, Part 6: Welding stainless steels for structural purposes
Structural steel welding, Part 4: Welding of high strength quenched and tempered steels
Pressure vessels
Hose and hose assemblies for distribution of petroleum and petroleum products (excepting LPG)
Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods, Part 1: General requirements for all road tank vehicles
Content history
DR AS 2809.2:2018