Rail transportation of hydrogen chloride anhydrous

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Abstract

A railway tank car has been built for Canadian General Transit Co. Limited and is operating in the leased service of Dow Chemical of Canada Limited for the shipment of hydrogen chloride anhydrous shipped at minus 50°F. in single shipments of about 89,000 lb.

Necessary safety devices and a liquid CO2 refrigeration system are included which will maintain the car at a safe pressure level for an extended period subject to the supply of liquid CO2.

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