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Description of Rules of Section XII Transport Tank Code

[+] Author Affiliations
Mahendra D. Rana

Praxair, Inc., Tonawanda, NY

Stanley Staniszewski

U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C.

Stephen V. Voorhees

One Beacon American Ins., Devon, PA

Paper No. PVP2005-71030, pp. 297-308; 12 pages
  • ASME 2005 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
  • Volume 1: Codes and Standards
  • Denver, Colorado, USA, July 17–21, 2005
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4186-3 | eISBN: 0-7918-3763-7
  • Copyright © 2005 by ASME


ASME Section XII Transport Tank Code was published in July 2004. This newly developed Code which provides rules for construction and continued service of pressure vessels used in transportation of dangerous goods via highway, rail or water. This paper presents a broad overview of Section XII. The main topics included in the paper are: scope and general requirements, materials and design, and fabrication, inspection and testing requirements.

Copyright © 2005 by ASME



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