Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind II / SAGE prototype air supply shutoff unit

Catalog Number

102732030

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number B-2 103 Written on a paper label on the side of the object
Part number PT. NO. 3136463 Embossed on the front of the object

Dimensions

overall: 7 in x 17 3/4 in x 26 in

Description

The object consists of a closed, triangular-shaped, red metal housing with a handle on each side. The red housing is attached to an open rectangular panel containing a small, flat baffle panel. A lever on the front of the red housing lifts and lowers the flat panel. When it is lifted, air can flow through, and when it is lowered, air flow is shut off.

Category

Component/other