The Nurse Tank Inspection Program (NTIP) was created to ensure compliance and safety as it relates to anhydrous ammonia nurse tanks. Cargo Tank (CT) inspectors must perform visual, thickness, and pressure tests as part of NTIP. Asmark's NTIP web-based portal provides an intuitive way for CT inspectors to stay organized and stay on top of inspectors.
Asmark CT Central allows you to:
Track your anhydrous ammonia nurse tank inspections
Access digital copies of inspections
View inspection statuses
Order Inspection Kits
NTIP Training Course
This course provides an in-depth learning experience on the procedures required to properly inspect and test nurse tanks.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a nurse tank inspection?
A nurse tank inspection is made up of 3 parts:
Pressure Test 180.407 (g)
Thickness Test 180.407 (i)
Visual Inspection 180.407 (g)
What are the minimum requirements to becoming a nurse tank inspector?
Ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for inspectors and testers.
Ensure you meet the requirements of being a Registered Inspector
Registered Inspectors must be assigned to a CT Number.
How do I or my company obtain a CT Number?
The CT number is assigned to facilities and / or individuals that manufacture, assemble, inspect, test, certify or perform welded repairs on cargo tanks or a cargo tank motor vehicle manufactured in accordance with a DOT specification or under the terms of a Special Permit. You must submit a registration statement in accordance with 49 CFR § 107.503 to receive a CT number. Click here to Register.
What if my ASME data plate is illegible or missing?
A legible ASME data plate is one that ALL pertinent data can be read. If the ASME data plate is illegible or missing, the nurse tank must be tested every 5 years to stay within DOT regulations. Click here to review the requirements.