Open Museum Archive

Vertical Air Receiver
Object ID1734
Works NoPS5045/1/CM
Accession NoIF:2005:010
StatusIn Use
Category Ancilliaries
Collection IDInternal Fire Core Collection
Made ByBOC
Made InUnknown
DescriptionBOC oxygen bottle in use as starting air receiver
LocationPower Hall 2, Sulzer Bay
ConditionIn service, tested

The original air bottles for the Sulzer were scrapped in the 60s. As the engine requires 600 psi for starting, oxy bottles were the next bext thing.