National Association of Steel Pipe Distributors. 2010 Annual Convention February 26, 2010. Loading Pipe on Rail. Safety Damage Innovations Problems Solutions. Center Beam Cars – Alternative Loads. Too Many Centerbeams, Building Industry down How to better utilize the asset.
2010 Annual Convention
February 26, 2010
Railway Assn of Canada
Impact tested – structural steel, small diameter pipe, rebarField Testing – Limited amount account limited shipper
VTU test procedures using pipe on Centerbeams
AAR Open Top Loading Rules Committee:
- Approved Rigid Pipe of 12”, 16” and 24”
- Did not Approve Smaller diameter “flexible” pipe
- Got the opportunity to see Cord Strap perform
under dynamic testing
More to come.
Answer: John Blackman
“Non-metallic strapping -
Strength of steel with some
incorporate changes to Figures October 2010 is the target date