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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 59/8/4/35
Object name: Fuse
Title: Fuse
Description: A 3-amp fuse. From the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 and part of a sledging box (Y: 59/8/4/1) containing integrating motor pneumotachograph (IMP) equipment, used for determining energy expenditure by analysing expired air to calculate oxygen consumption.
Classified name:
SPRI theme health
Current place name Antarctic regions
UDC 612
Geographic UDC (*7)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A 3-amp fuse. A paper label on the fuse reads: 'Ediswan // 3 Amp // BS 1362 // ALERT // BP659889/51'.

  • Length: 26mm, diameter: 6mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)