Sellers Self-Acting Injector

Description
This is a self-adjusting and restarting injector similar to the Schutte Injector, but it does not have the steam jet for lifting water to the injector. It has the floating combining tube of the earlier injectors and the combination of two tubes in the same axial line with apertures between them, as with the Schutte Injector, which develop a vacuum in the feed pipe and make the injector automatically restarting.
Reference:
This description comes from the 1939 Catalog of the Mechanical Collections of the Division of Engineering United States Museum Bulletin 173 by Frank A. Taylor.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
injector
date made
1900-1927
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 in x 11 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 58.42 cm x 29.21 cm x 24.13 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
MC*309560
catalog number
309560
accession number
104292
subject
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Bulletin 173
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Bulletin 173
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Wiliam sellers & Company, Inc. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Related Publication
Frank A. Taylor. Catalog of the Mechanical Collections of the Division of Engineering United States National Museum, Bulletin 173

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