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The Scavenge Air Receiver

The scavenge air receiver is a container having a large volume. The receiver bolted on to the cylinder frame.
Scavenge air collects in the receiver after the air has passed through the cooler, the water mist catcher and the non-return valves.
The receiver and the cylinder frame communicate through circular openings.
The two auxiliary blowers place at the aft end of the air cooler housing. The suction side of the auxiliary blowers connected to space before the non-return valves in the air cooler housing. The discharge side connects to the scavenge air receiver via a non-return valve, in order to prevent reversed airflow.
The scavenge air receiver provided with manhole covers and also a safety valve.



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