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Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Specialized - Torpedo Ladle Car

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Name Torpedo Ladle Car
Region Europe
Category Rail
Type Rolling Stock (Freight)
SubType Specialized
Variety Torpedo Ladle Car
Manufacturer Various (Details)
Era Epoch IV (1968-1985)
Source of Text Manufacturer
Text Credit URL Link
Year(s) of Production 1967

History: The main product of a blast furnace is molten crude iron. It is transported in torpedo ladle cars for additional processing in a steel plant. The cars can be carried on 18-axles with an authorized total weight of 360 metric tons. The interior of the container is bricked up to be fireproof in order that the 1,350° Celsius / 2,462° Fahrenheit hot load does not cool down on the one hand and to prevent the container from melting. Three to four of these cars often run in a train. Two-axle empty freight cars are coupled between them to keep from exceeding the permissible load on railroad bridges.

Railroad/Company: This set of items is comprised of more than one name. Please look at the component items for details on the specific roadnames and/or manufacturers.

Item Links: We found: 1 different collections associated with Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Specialized - Torpedo Ladle Car
Item created by: gdm on 2019-05-21 09:29:18

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