Home : Products : AZL : Z Scale ACF 3-Bay Hoppers : 91302-1 - ACF 3-Bay Hopper Single BN
McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams

Follow Us
  • Services & Programs
     
     



    AZL ACF 3-Bay Hopper Single BN  
        

    AZL 91302-1

    Price: This item is no longer available

    Scale Country Railway
    Z USA Burlington Northern
    AZL 91302-1 - ACF 3-Bay Hopper Single BN

    Product Features and Details
    Z Scale 

    Road number: 481688

    AZL Model Details:

    • Intricate etched details
    • Fine pad printing
    • AZL’s roller bearing trucks with blackened metal wheels
    • AZL AutoLatch™ couplers
    About the ACF 3-Bay Hopper:

    Covered hoppers are designed for carrying dry bulk loads, varying from grain to products such as sand and clay. The cover protects the loads from the weather. Similar to an open hopper car, covered hoppers tend to contain 2, 3 or 4 separated bays. Each of these can be loaded and emptied individually, with access at the top to load the materials and visible chutes at the bottom for unloading.

    Hoppers with 2, 3 or 4 bays are used for different purposes: 2 bay hoppers are used for the most dense loads (such as sand), while 4 bay hoppers are more suited to lighter loads. This is due to axle load limits, for example dry cement is very heavy in bulk quantities and a 4-bay hopper of sand would be very likely to exceed these limits while also having problems with increased strain upon the central span. By trading off cubic capacity 2 bay hoppers are able to transport these heavy loads. As technology has advanced, some of the heavier loads formerly assigned to 2-bay hoppers have been assigned to larger, more efficient 3-bay hoppers.

    American Car and Foundry (often abbreviated as ACF) is a manufacturer of railroad rolling stock. Today ACF is known as ACF Industries LLC and is based in St. Charles, Missouri.

     


    Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought

    Trident 90344
    Consignment BM302
    Consignment MT98101121
    Trident 90086
    Artitec 6870185
     
    ©1987-2019 Reynaulds Euro-Imports, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
     
     
     
     
    Brawa Premium Partner
    McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams