Open Museum Archive

Vertical Air Receiver
Object ID1735
Date1960-04-02
Works NoS972567M
Accession NoIF:2005:011
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
History
2010-02-08

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.