- OMI 3-compartment insulated tank is too big?
Re: OMI 3-compartment insulated tank is too big?
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Multicompartment tank cars have their compartments separated by domed “heads” within the tank. This represents a substantial volume that is not used for liquid storage, so your observation is not a surprise and seems accurate.
On Feb 3, 2021, at 3:02 PM, nyc3001 . <nyc3001@...
I was comparing my model of the OMI 8k 3-compartment insulated wine tank car (3271) to the OMI GATX 10k insulated car (3229). The tanks look like they're the same diameter and length even though there's supposed to be a 2k gal. difference between them. Is the
3-compartment car's tank larger than the prototype?
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