Pressure Differential Hopper Cars

Suitable Commodities

Agricultural and Food Products
  • Flour
  • Grain Meals
  • Starch Products
  • Grain Mill Products
Chemical and Processed Mineral products
  • Ashes
  • Bentonite Clay
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Dry Caustic Soda
  • Cement
  • Clay
  • Diatomaceous Earth
  • Dry Chemicals
  • Fly Ash
  • Foundry Sand
  • Gypsum Products
  • Industrial Sand
  • Kaolin Clay
  • Lime
  • Nonmetallic Minerals
  • Roofing Materials
  • Soda Ash
  • Sodium Compounds
  • Talc
  • Vermiculite
  • Zeolites, Natural

3,230 cubic foot of capacity for denser products, such as cement and clay; 5,660 cubic foot for lighter products, such as flour and starch.
Gross Rail Weight Limit:
Cars built for the requirements of 286,000 lbs. or 263,000 lbs. gross rail weight limits.
Unloading System:
Closed loop system designed to provide quick unloading of fine dry products where flow characteristics are aided by regulated air pressure.
Loading Hatch Covers:
Atmosphere tight covers with round hatches.
Interior Linings:
Cars can be interior lined with a variety of coatings suitable for food grade service or other product driven requirements.