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Petter VD
Object ID2918
Date1921-05-19
Works No32381
Accession NoIF:2009:17
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDPetter Collection
Made ByPetters Ltd
Made InYeovil, England
DescriptionSingle cylinder vertical semidiesel on steel frame.
LocationHall 5 driving Tangye pump
ConditionRunning
History
2010-02-07

Originally supplied to E. Vaughan


2010-10-15

Installation in Hall 1 completed for the End of Season Crankup, 2010.

Conservation/ Maintenance History
EOS 2010
2010-10-15

After permanent installation in Hall 1 the engine had an extended run at the EOS. Both main bearings were too warm after a 2 hour run, outrigger fine. Alignment checked and less than 1/2 a thou so bearings will now require removal and check.