MECHANICAL ENGINEERING HERITAGE NO.42
Takasago and Ebara type Centrifugal Refrigerating Machine
The No. 1 and the No. 2 units (180 refrigeration tons) of the Takasago and Ebara type centrifugal refrigerating machine that opened up the history of the large-size refrigerator were installed in the Asahi Building (14,917 m2 ) in Osaka City in 1931.
The oldest existing Takasago and Ebara type centrifugal refrigerating machine was installed in Hino Works of Rokuousha (currently Konica Minolta Holdings) in 1937. It was removed in 1974 after having been used for a long period of time and is currently exhibited in the Research & Development Center of Takasago Thermal Engineering.
Takasago Thermal Innovation Center, Takasago Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd.
- Hours open:
- 9:00–16:00 (Entry closes at 15:30.)
- Admission fee:
- Days closed:
- Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, year-end/New Yearʼs, Bon holidays, etc.
- 2-19 FUJIMIGAOKA TSUKUBAMIRAI-SHI IBARAKI, 300-2417
- 8 minutes walk from Tsukuba Express Miraidaira Station