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Transportation

For transportation of cylinders V = 40L. Use the following modes: By car Railroad (wagons, containers) by sea (containers) now consider in more detail transporting gas cylinders each method. Motor vehicles – this is the most common method of transportation of cylinders. Handling and placement depends on the availability of bottled gas. Empty cylinders – no gas. Can be transported in bulk.

The most convenient and common method. Full cylinders – cylinders filled with pressurized gas technical. In this form of transport containers must take into account the fact that the cylinders are full of dangerous goods! Therefore, we must use of specialized vehicles with pallets (cassettes) to mount cylinders. Railroad – transport by this method, only empty bottles (without gas) is only valid residual pressure in the cylinders. There are two types of transport containers by rail – is in cars or in containers.

The carriage cylinders are placed vertically, ie standing not in bulk. Just before you start loading cylinders, you will need to chart (Image) placement of cylinders in the car and approve it at the railway yard. Handling of cylinders in a container carried in the same way (vertically), except that you will not need to draw a scheme of loading cylinders. Marine by – transportation by this method is only possible for loading bottles into the container. Allow the carriage of only the empty cylinders.

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