What are LNG trucks?


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LNG or liquefied natural gas trucks feature tankers designed especially to safely transport LNG. Each tanker consists of an inner pressure vessel made of aluminum or stainless steel and an outer vessel made of carbon steel.

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The double-walled construction of an LNG truck tanker is far stronger than that of tankers designed to transport other fuels, such as diesel. The tanker is also equipped with advanced safety equipment, such as emergency shut-off valves and pressure release valves. Manufacturers of LNG trucks adhere to regulations established by a variety of agencies, including the National Fire Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Transportation.

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