RP topic: vapor recovery line configurations
The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) has released Recommended Practice #102-02 — Vapor Recovery Line Configurations for DOT 407 and DOT 412 Cargo Tanks. Other associations, such as the American Chemistry Council and National Tank Truck Carriers and their members, were consulted in the drafting of this RP.
Standard configurations for vapor recovery lines on DOT 407 and DOT 412 cargo tanks are established by this RP. These configurations provide for top (on the tank) and bottom (near the tank outlet) vapor recovery.
Standardization of these lines allows for industry personnel (at carriers, wash racks, shippers, and consignees) to become familiar with a common arrangement. Standardization also controls equipment cost by precluding development of several unique devices and line designs and preventing the need for each carrier to create line specifications.
This RP is not intended to address retrofit of vapor recovery systems on existing cargo tanks.
Price of this RP is $53. All orders must be prepaid; quantity discounts are available. To order, contact the TTMA, 1020 Princess St, Alexandria VA 22314-2247; phone 703-549-3010; or fax 703-549-3014.
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