Two Tank Burner 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

A19820851000

Physical Description

Two tanks placed together. Each tank is surrounded by 9 burners. There are two intake/outtake tubes on one side. All of the burners are dented, bent, or flattened slightly in some fashion. In one burner there is a slightly exposed area of insulation material, possibly asbestos.

Credit Line

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

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • HAZMAT: Asbestos
  • Copper Alloy
  • Solder

Dimensions

  • 3-D: 23 x 26 x 12.4cm (9 1/16 x 10 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.)
  • Storage: 40.6 x 34.9 x 14.6cm (16 x 13 3/4 x 5 3/4 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