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Vertical Air Receiver
Object ID1736
Date1960-04-02
Works NoS4738580
Accession NoIF:2005:012
StatusIn Use
Category Ancilliaries
Collection IDInternal Fire Core Collection
Made ByHeiser
Made InUnknown
DescriptionSmall oxygen bottle in use as blast 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 750 psi for starting blast air, oxy bottles were the next bext thing.