Apparatus for final test for respirators (Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)
ID numberART22600
Collection typeArt
TitleApparatus for final test for respirators (Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)
MeasurementOverall: 26.7 x 34.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerCraig, Sybil
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made1945
Physical descriptionbrush and ink and wash over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAt the Commonwealth Explosives Factory, which was the only factory in the Commonwealth where these masks were assembled and tested. The operation, which was hitherto performed at the Munitions Supply Laboratories is now carried out in the Cartridge bundling section at this factory. The heads for testing the respirators are known as 'jigs'.