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Water Tower/Cooler
Object ID2898
Date1943-03-01
Works No
Accession NoIF:2008:688
StatusUnder restoration
Category Ancilliaries
Collection IDInternal Fire Core Collection
Made ByHeenan and Froude
Made InWorcester
DescriptionForced air gravity water cooling system using 4 cascades.
Location
ConditionGood original condition
History
2010-02-23

Installed at ROF 37 (Bridgewater) in 1943 as the cooler for a Mirrlees ULA5 diesel.

Conservation/ Maintenance History
Water Pump
2010-02-23

Centrifugal pump stripped and cleaned, new gland packings fitted. Impeller and shft in good condition, piped up to the cooler and ready for the motor to be tested.

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