|Petter Atomic TU|
|Object ID||1627|| |
|Collection ID||Petter Collection|
|Made By||Petters Ltd|
|Made In||Yeovil, England|
|Description||10hp single cylinder two-stroke diesel engine, 780 rpm. Ex close coupled pump set.|
Originally supplied as a pumping unit in West Wales the original pump and bedplate were scrapped on removal from the pumping station by the donor.
Installed in Hall 1/Electrical Bay driving GEC alternator
Moved to Hall 2 compressor room to replace the Petter 8hp S type. Driving Broomwade compressor
|Conservation/ Maintenance History|Initial Inspection
The engine is in good mechanical order with excellent compression and no apparent play in any of the mains or big end.
Governor mechanism and fuel pump required stripping due to minor corrosion from standing.
Stripped and checked. Injector serviced. Excessive wear in the top ring land noted on the piston.