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Belliss & Morcom S5A
Object ID8
Date1936-04-03
Works No
Accession NoIF:LN:2003:025
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDCastell Pridd Engines
Made ByBelliss & Morcom Ltd
Made InBirmingham, England
DescriptionVertical four cylinder direct coupled genset producing 100KVA at 600 rpm, 240v single phase. Originally supplied to the Air Ministry
LocationHall 5
ConditionRunning
History
2000-08-09

Arrived in the Isle of Man from Amberley Chalk Pits Museum


2003-05-06

Installed in Power Hall 1

Conservation/ Maintenance History
Frost Damage
2000-06-08

The engine was frosted before arriving at Amberley but repair work was undertaken on arrival in the Isle of Man. The frosted section, under the governor end cover, was welded back in and then sealed.