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DOT-117 Tank Car Flaw Library Development for NDE Study

Document Series
Research Results
Federal Railroad Administration
Report Number
RR 22-35
Subject Rolling Stock
DOT 117, Tank Car, Weld Defect, Tank Car Flaw Library, Nondestructive Evaluation, VT, PT, MT, UT, PAUT, ET, ECA

In a FRA-funded initiative started in October 2019, researchers at Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (MxV Rail) created a new set of master gauge test panels for DOT-117 tank cars and expanded the tank car flaw library at FRA’s Transportation Technology Center (TTC) near Pueblo, CO.

Last updated: Monday, November 7, 2022