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AS 3711.6-2000

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Freight containers, Part 6: Tank containers

Specifies the basic requirements for the specification and testing of Series 1 and Series R tank containers suitable for the carriage of gases and liquids, including solid substances, which may be loaded or unloaded as liquids either for gravity or pressure discharge, for international exchange and for conveyance by road, rail and sea, including interchange between these forms of transport. This Standard has been reproduced from ISO 1496-3:1995 and introduces requirements for series R containers in an appendix.
Published: 24/01/2000
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
Header
About this publication
Preface
1 Scope
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
2 Normative references
3 Definitions
4 Dimensions and ratings
4.1 External dimensions
4.2 Ratings
5 Design requirements
5.1 General
5.1.1
5.1.2
5.1.3
5.1.4
5.1.5
5.1.6
5.1.7
5.1.8
5.1.9
5.1.10
5.1.11
5.2 Corner fittings
5.2.1 General
5.2.2 Doubler plates
5.3 Base structure
5.3.1
5.3.2
5.3.2.1
5.3.2.2
5.3.2.3
5.3.2.4
5.3.3
5.3.4
5.3.5
5.4 End structure
5.5 Side structure
5.6 Tank
5.6.1 Design and construction
5.6.1.1
5.6.1.2
5.6.1.3
5.6.2 Corrosion allowance
5.6.3 Tank openings
5.6.3.1
5.6.3.2
5.6.3.3
5.6.3.4
5.6.3.5
5.6.4 Pressure and vacuum relief devices
5.6.4.1
5.6.4.2
5.6.4.3
5.6.4.4
5.6.4.5
5.6.5 Inspection and maintenance openings
5.6.6 Gauging devices
5.6.7 Sealing (customs requirements)
5.7 Optional features
5.7.1 Gooseneck tunnels
5.7.2 Walkways
5.7.3 Ladders
5.7.4 Tank insulation
5.7.5 Tank heating and refrigeration
6 Testing
6.1 General
6.1.1
6.1.2
6.1.3
6.1.4
6.2 Test No. 1 — Stacking
6.2.1 General
6.2.2 Procedure
6.2.3 Requirements
6.3 Test No. 2 — Lifting from the four top corner fittings
6.3.1 General
6.3.2 Procedure
6.3.3 Requirements
6.4 Test No. 3 — Lifting from the four bottom corner fittings
6.4.1 General
6.4.2 Procedure
6.4.3 Requirements
6.5 Test No. 4 — External restraint (longitudinal)
6.5.1 General
6.5.2 Procedure
6.5.3 Requirements
6.6 Test No. 5 — Internal restraint (longitudinal)
6.6.1 General
6.6.2 Procedure
6.6.3 Requirements
6.7 Test No. 6 — Internal restraint (lateral)
6.7.1 General
6.7.2 Procedure
6.7.3 Requirements
6.8 Test No. 7 — Rigidity (transverse)
6.8.1 General
6.8.2 Procedure
6.8.3 Requirements
6.9 Test No. 8 — Rigidity (longitudinal)
6.9.1 General
6.9.2 Procedure
6.9.3 Requirements
6.10 Test No. 9 — Load-transfer area test
6.10.1 General
6.10.2 Procedure
6.10.3 Requirements
6.11 Test No. 10 — Walkways (where provided)
6.11.1 General
6.11.2 Procedure
6.11.3 Requirements
6.12 Test No. 11 — Ladders (where provided)
6.12.1 General
6.12.2 Procedure
6.12.3 Requirements
6.13 Test No. 12 — Pressure test
6.13.1 General
6.13.2 Procedure
6.13.3 Requirements
7 Identification and marking
7.1
7.2
7.3
Annex A
Annex B
B.1
B.2
B.2.1
B.2.2
B.2.3
B.2.4
B.3
Annex C
Annex D
Appendix ZZ
Cited references in this standard
Content history
[Superseded]
[Superseded]
AS 3711.6-2000 Rec:2016
DR 98594