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APPENDIX K

CONVERSION CHARTS FOR TANK CARS, TANK TRUCKS AND
US/NATO FUEL CODES AND PLACARD ID NUMBERS

Table K-1 can be used when converting tank cars and trucks to carry a different petroleum product. When lubricating oil is being carried, equipment must be free of loose rust, scale, and dirt. Explanations of the numerical symbols are listed below the chart.

Table K-1. Conversion chart.

Last product carried

Product to be loaded

AVGAS MIL-G-5572

MOGAS MIL-G-3056

JP-4 MIL-T-5624

JP-5 MIL-G-5624

JP-8 MIL-T-83133

Petrl solvent or paint thinner

Kerosene MIL-P-25576

Diesel fuels VV-F-800

Burner fuel oil VV-F-815, Gr 1 & 2

Burnerfuel oil VV-F-815, Gr 4, 5, & 6

Lubri-
cating
oils

AVGAS MIL-G-

5572

1

2

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

MOGAS MIL-G- 3056

3

1

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

JP-4 Jet fuel MIL-T- 5624

3

2

1

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

JP-5 Jet fuel MIL-T- 5624

3

2

2

1

3

3

2

2

2

2

3

JP-8 Jet fuel MIL-T- 83133

3

2

2

3

1

3

2

2

2

2

3

Petrl solvent or paint thinner

3

2

3

3

3

1

3

3

3

3

3

Kerosene MIL-P- 25576

3

2

2

2

2

3

1

2

2

2

3

Diesel fuels VV-F-800

4

3

4

4

4

5

5

1

2

2

3

Burner fuel oil VV-F-815, Gr 1 & 2

5

3

5

5

5

5

5

2

1

2

3

Burner fuel oil VV-F-815, Gr 4, 5, & 6

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

2

1

5

Lubricating oils

5

4

5

5

5

5

5

3

2

2

1

Number explanations:

1-No conversion necessary because the same product is being loaded.
2-Drain tank and manifold and empty filter/separator.
3-Drain tank and manifold, empty filter/separator, and flush with product to be loaded.
4-Steam clean, dry, and change filter elements. If the equipment has a coated interior, do not steam clean; wash tank and change filter elements.
5-Do not load

TABLE K-2. US/NATO Fuel Codes and Placards ID Numbers

US

NATO FUEL CODES

PLACARD ID NO.

MOGAS

F-46, F-49, F-57

UN 1203

DF-1

F-75

NA 1993

DF-2

F-54

NA 1993

JP-4

F-40

UN 1863

JP-5

F-44

UN 1863

JP-8

F-34

UN 1863

AVN 115/145

F-22

UN 1203

DF MARINE

F-76

NA 1993



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