Heniff Transportation and Huntsman personnel worked together to boost payload in propylene oxide transportation. Key technology factors in the effort included electronic overfill systems.
A loading operator at Huntsman’s Port Neches TX plant operates a valve and OPW Kamvalok fitting that is part of the closed-loop loading system.
Representatives from Huntsman International and Heniff Transportation Systems participated earlier this year in a demonstration of the equipment used for interplant shipments of propylene oxide.
Polar DOT407 stainless steel tank trailers with an 8,500-gallon capacity are used to transport propylene oxide.
Propylene oxide is transferred to a Heniff trailer through an OPW loading arm at Huntsman’s Port Neches TX plant. All of the loading is through a closed-loop system.
Natural gas fueled tractors in the Heniff Transportation fleet are powered by Cummins engines.
A single liquified natural gas fuel tank is specified on daycab tractors.
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