Attending the TTMA Tank Conference are, left to right, seated: Tom Anderson, LBT, Inc., Scott Hevelone, LBT, Inc., Peter Weis, Polar Tank Trailers LLC; Daniel Tremblay, Tremcar, Inc.; Gery Conlin, Mid-State Tank Company; Ted Fick, Polar Tank Trailers LLC; Bryan Yielding, Heil Trailer International; Randall Swift, Heil Trailer International. Standing: Denis Grossen, Polar Tank Trailer LLC; John Conley, National Tank Truck Carriers; John Freiler, TTMA; Randy Williams, Stephens Pneumatics Inc.; John Cannon, Brenner Tank LLC; John Rust, Trail King Industries; Doug Chapple, Walker Transport; and Ed Mansell and Jim Maiorana, MAC LTT.
THE Tank Conference reviewed a series of technical bulletins and recommended practices during the TTMA convention.
The committee also heard a presentation from the National Tank Truck Carriers president John Conley on several topics affecting carriers and discussed a response to recent correspondence on wetlines.
Based on the results of the meeting, the following publications are to be re-issued:
TB 75 - Hot Products Tank Vehicles (Bituminous and Coal Tar Products).
TB 101 - Corrosion of General Purpose Stainless Steel Tanks.
TB 123 - Vapor Recovery Retrofit of MC 307 and 312 Cargo Tanks.
RP No. 21-12 - Tank Vehicles in Hot Product Service.
RP No. 78-12 - Design of Circumferential Reinforcing Members on Carbon Steel Cargo Tanks Where Internal Thickness Testing is Precluded by Lining or Product Heel.
RP No. 81-12 - Performance of Spring Loaded Pressure Relief Valves on MC 306, MC 307, MC 312, DOT 407 and DOT 412 Tanks.
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