|IFOD - Internal Fire Core Collection|
|Mirrlees ULA5 Generating Set|
|Collection ID||Internal Fire Core Collection|
|Made By||Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day|
|Description||5 cylinder vertical diesel engine driving 3 phase alternator with exciter on steel frame|
|Location||Installed in the Turbine Shed (Hall 6)|
First run at New year 2010, no exhaust fitted and sub-zero temps.
Running after completing installation in the Turbine Shed, May 2010.
|Conservation/ Maintenance History|
After standing for 30 years the engine was in remarkable condition. Crankcase doors off and bearings checked, all clean and in good order. Pump racks required freeing off and governer adjuster was seized.
New exhaust system fabricated using the spare silencer from the Paxman VEGA. Original silencer was not recoverable at Puriton