Quantum Fuel Systems Receives Transport Canada Permit for Virtual Pipeline Trailers

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Quantum Fuel Systems, an industry leader in CNG (compressed natural gas) fuel systems for the automotive and heavy-duty industry, announced today that Transport Canada has granted the Canadian Equivalency Certification for its Virtual Pipeline Trailers. This certification enables Quantum’s Virtual Pipeline Trailers to be registered and utilized in Canada. 

In Canada, the CNG cylinders are approved in accordance with TC-SU-5931, which is based on ISO11119-3.2 and BS 3.3.9TC-3FCMCAN/CSA B339 and other Transport Canada requirements.

“We are committed to continue to build our portfolio of product offerings to support our customers’ diverse needs.  Receiving the Equivalency Certification from Transport Canada now allows us to support our customers in the Canadian market to meet the energy needs of their customers in the most efficient way possible,” said Mark Arold, president of Quantum Fuel Systems LLC.

Permitted by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) in September 2014, Quantum has been selling its vast product line of various-sized Virtual Pipeline Trailers in the U.S. since that time. Quantum’s innovative virtual pipeline solution for transporting CNG uses industry-leading, high capacity tanks with a longer tank life, and provide dollar-for-dollar more fuel at a lower cost with fewer trailers and increased uptime. These high-capacity trailers are easily transportable domestically and globally. Quantum manufactures Virtual Pipeline Trailers in sizes to economically meet any customer’s needs:

  • The VP5000 is configured up to 638 MCF @ 5,000 psi where trailer weight can exceed 80,000 lbs
  • The VPLite51 is configured up to 530 MCF @ 3,600 psi and is under 80,000 lbs of total weight
  • The VPLite45 is configured up to 470 MCF @ 3,600 psi and is under 80,000 lbs of total weight

Other sizes, configurations and capacities for moving CNG are available upon request.

About Quantum Fuel Systems LLC
Quantum Fuel Systems LLC is engineering the future of CNG storage by designing, developing and bringing innovative gas transport trailers and heavy duty truck fuel storage systems to the market. Quantum is at the forefront of the industry with decades of experience in gaseous fuel storage and systems solutions. Learn more at www.qtww.com.




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