Open Museum Archive

Dorman 8JT
Object ID4135
Date1971-04-30
Works No
Accession NoIF:2012:155
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDInternal Fire Core Collection
Made ByW. H. Dorman & Co. Ltd
Made InStafford, England
Description186kva 3-phase generating set.
LocationExternal Storage
ConditionRunning
Conservation/ Maintenance History
Initial Assessment
2013-10-19

Engine pressure washed off and treated with preservative.

Control panel recently removed with all pipes and connections cut.

Throttle linkages seized and solenoid damaged

Canopy requires welding and hinge replacement on all access panels


Progress Report
2014-10-11

Work done by Paul James (ex Dorman Service Manager). Engine checked over, new conrol panel fabricated, throttle linkages sorted

Engine turns over with oil pressure, just requires fuel system cleaning for first run.