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Bulk tanker body parts are specifically designed components that make up the structure and functionality of bulk tankers used for transporting bulk materials, such as liquids, powders, or granules. These parts are essential for ensuring safe and efficient transportation of the cargo while maintaining the integrity of the tanker. The bulk tanker body typically consists of several key components, including the tank shell, discharge system, valves, manholes, and safety features. The tank shell forms the main cylindrical or rectangular structure of the tanker, providing the primary containment for the bulk material. It is constructed using materials that are compatible with the transported cargo, such as stainless steel, aluminum, or specialized coatings for corrosion resistance.

The discharge system is a critical part of the bulk tanker, allowing for controlled and efficient unloading of the cargo. It includes components such as discharge elbows, drain pots, flanges, manlids, and material lines. Discharge elbows facilitate the connection between the tanker and the discharge point, ensuring a smooth flow of the material. Drain pots provide a collection point for any residual material and allow for easy drainage. Flanges are used to securely connect different sections of the discharge system. Manlids provide access to the interior of the tanker for inspection and maintenance. Material lines are the conduits through which the bulk material flows during the unloading process.

Safety features are integral to bulk tanker body parts to ensure the safe handling of the cargo and the protection of the environment. These features may include sight glasses for visually monitoring the level of the cargo, aeration pads to prevent the material from compacting or clogging, and filters or socks to trap any debris or contaminants. Additionally, aeration valves, air filters, vent silencers, and pressure relief valves are installed to regulate the air pressure inside the tanker and prevent over-pressurization or vacuum conditions.