Engine [Diesel Blast Injection]

Mirrlees Bickerton and Day Limited, Manufacturer

Post 1908
See full details

Details


Maker and Role
Mirrlees Bickerton and Day Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
Post 1908
Circa 1912
Description
Diesel engine; blast injection type from Gisborne tramways. Cast iron, 3-cylinder, with exposed rocker gear. Blast injection - a blast of compressed air atomizing the fuel during input. Developing 150 BHP @ 250 rpm. Driving a General Electric Company generator - 100 kws, 228 amps @ 440 V. Open salient pole type.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Iron/Cast Iron
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Signature/Marks and Type
MIRRLEES BICKERTON & DAY LTD HAZELGROVE STOCKPORT Embossed
[OU]TER END NU 2 Hand-written
STEAM MBD Painted
MBD./NO/1 Hand-written
Accession No
1986.30
Credit Line
Mirrlees Bickerton and Day Limited. Post 1908
Circa 1912. Engine [Diesel Blast Injection], 1986.30. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
Disclaimer

The development of MOTAT's online platform is a continual process. Records are updated regularly, with new information and images. There may be mistakes or omissions in the information provided and we welcome input from the public.

 Do you know something about this object? Contact us or comment below.


Be the first to comment.