Mike Reeves Genox Transportation vice-president of operations, displays a pressure-cap fitting while describing the product handling system in the rear cabinet of a non-code cryogenic trailer used to transport liquefied argon.
Attendance was well in excess of what Genox Transportation Inc officials expected when the company held its first cryogenic trailer training program for commercial vehicle inspectors and first responders in early September at the carrier’s La Porte TX headquarters terminal.
Ryan Moulton with Alloy Custom Products, a Trinity Cryogenics LLC company, discussed the characteristics of an MC338 trailer used to transport liquefied natural gas.
In one of many demonstrations during the cryogenic trailer training program, Keith Hall, WesMor Cryogenics vice-president of engineering, fed a cracker chilled by liquefied nitrogen to Kelly Marull with Air Flow North America.
Inspection points on trailers used to transport flammable products include the “One Way Travel Time” that indicates the number of hours until the cargo would become warm enough to begin venting vapors.
A first responder snaps a photo of the dataplate of a cryogenic trailer used for atmospheric gases.
Genox Transportation Inc displayed plenty of equipment for commercial vehicle enforcement officials and emergency responders to look over during the training program at the carrier’s headquarters terminal in La Porte TX.
Attendees had the opportunity to examine the fuel system and engine on a Linde liquefied natural gas-fueled tractor.
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