Small Tank & Tube Assembly, Langley

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Date

1887-1903

Inventory Number

A19820773000

Physical Description

A small tank with an attached copper tube on one side and a broken copper tube on the other. There are three ports for copper tube connections. Possible water condenser for a steam engine assembly related to aerodrome model flight tests.

Credit Line

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • Copper
  • Ferrous Alloy
  • Solder
  • Paint

Dimensions

  • 3-D: 17.8 × 8.3 × 3.8cm (7 × 3 1/4 × 1 1/2 in.)
  • Storage: 21.6 × 14.6 × 6cm (8 1/2 × 5 3/4 × 2 3/8 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Test