Recommended Non-Destructive Testing to Improve Nurse Tank Safety, Phases I and II

This study developed recommendations for non-destructive testing of nurse tanks, supported by sufficient justification and cost-benefit information to enable PHMSA to undertake the rulemaking recommended by NTSB. The study also determined whether a manufacturing process that allowed pinholes in welds caused a safety problem.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $892,000
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Goettee, David

  • Performing Organizations:

    Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

    3500 Transportation Research Plaza
    Blacksburg, Virginia  United States  24061
  • Start Date: 20120000
  • Expected Completion Date: 20130800
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01627866
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 28 2017 10:18AM