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N Scale - C-Rail-Intermodal - C-Rail-N20t-ST1 - Container, 20 Foot, TankTainer - Nichicon

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N Scale - C-Rail-Intermodal - C-Rail-N20t-ST1 - Container, 20 Foot, TankTainer - Nichicon Image Courtesy of C-Rail-Intermodal

Stock Number C-Rail-N20t-ST1
Original Retail Price £9.00
Brand C-Rail-Intermodal
Manufacturer C-Rail-Intermodal
Body Style C-Rail Container 20 Foot Tank
Prototype Vehicle Container, 20 Foot, TankTainer (Details)
Road or Company Name Nichicon (Details)
Reporting Marks NCCU
Paint Color(s) White & Black
Print Color(s) Red, Blue, Yellow & Black
Release Date 2021-12-01
Item Category Container
Model Type Intermodal
Model Subtype 20 Foot
Model Variety Tank
Prototype Region Global
Prototype Era NA Era IV: 2nd Gen Diesel (1958 - 1978)
Scale 1/160

Prototype History:
A tank container is built to the ISO standards, making it suitable for different modes of transportation. Both hazardous and non-hazardous products can be transported in tank containers.
The tank container concept was also employed in Europe by Bob Fossey, an engineer who worked for Williams Fairclough in London. They improved on the 1950s framed American elliptical container tanks, oft noted carrying specified USA engine oils for the UK’s MoD aircraft built in Preston, Lancashire.

In 1964 Fairclough made a swap body tank for combined transport by truck and train, but not yet constructed according to ISO standards.
In 1966, commercial production began and one year later the first tank container to ISO dimensions was developed. The first mass-produced tank containers were purchased by Trafpak, a part of Pakhoed.

Rules for Tank container transport provides for transport in the bottom of well cars, and on flatcars: if the tank container has hazardous liquid it should Not have another container stacked on top of it (look for Hazard label). If non-hazardous, other containers can be stacked on top. Tank containers do not ship double stacked in the Top position.

Road Name History:
Nichicon Corporation (ニチコン株式会社, Nichikon Kabushiki-gaisha) is a manufacturer of capacitors of various types, and is one of the largest manufacturers of capacitors in the world,[citation needed] headquartered in Karasuma Oike, Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan. In 1950, it separated from the Nii Works Co., established itself as Kansai-Nii Works and completed its first factory by 1956. In 1961, it adopted the Nichicon name and has been using it, or a variant thereof, ever since.From Wikipedia

Item created by: CNW400 on 2021-12-10 15:12:32. Last edited by CNW400 on 2021-12-10 16:02:42

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