A single stage 50h.p 'Mars' gas turbine made by Pe

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A single stage 50h.p 'Mars' gas turbine made by Perkins Engines at Peterborough up to 1965. The 40,000 rpm rotor speed is reduced to 4,400 rpm through a single spiral bevel gear reduction unit. The engine has been cutaway to reveal working parts

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Category:
Heat Engines (non steam)
Object Number:
1965-99
credit:
Perkins Gas Turbines Ltd.
status:
Permanent collection

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