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Brad

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New Steam Plant
« on: May 15, 2021, 03:14:13 pm »
I bought this steam plant today, but do not recognize it's maker. It looks to be factory made, although there are no markings on it. The 4 cylinder, oscillating engine has a crankshaft driven water pump and there is also a hand pump. I am sure that this is a marine plant that somebody mounted to be a stationary plant. I have to determine the operating pressure, hydro the boiler, and test the safety valve. Does anybody recognize this piece of equipment?

Quickj

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Re: New Steam Plant
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2021, 06:47:34 pm »
This engine and boiler are built to a design by Jan Gunnarsson and the plans for them were serialized in Live Steam magazine many years ago.
You can still get the complete articles' and plans in the book "Steam and Stirling engines you can Build" (volume one) which is available from Village Press. 

https://secure.villagepress.com/store/items/detail/item/847
Jim in Minnesota

 

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