pressure of 375 pounds per square inch
For protection during
shipment, a metal shipping
Figure 1. Type A 1-ton container.
Figure 3. Shipping bonnet installed on type A or
Type D 1-ton container
Figure 2. Front head of type A 1-ton container.
Front head. The front head (5, fig. 2) is a
concave sheet of steel three-fourths of an
inch thick. Two eduction tube outlets (4),
spaced 4 inches apart and threaded to
receive 3/4-inch valves, are located in the
Figure 4. Eduction tubes in type A or type D 1-ton
middle of the front head. Three tapered
plugs (7) are screwed into 3/4-inch holes
spaced equally around the outer edge.
When the container is filled with chlorine,
fusible plugs that will melt at 175° F. are
installed. When the container is filled with
any other chemical agent, nonfusible
plugs that will blow out at an internal