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by dampfspieler
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: small steam engine?
Replies: 11
Views: 851

Re: small steam engine?

For such a small vessel i recommend a reinforced STUART 3 (original 1 1/2 + 2 1/4 x 1 1/2", reinforced 40 + 60 x 40 mm) and a ofeldt-typ-watertube-boiler. That is a very powerful boiler. I have successfully tested my steam engine (double acting single 60 x 74 mm) with such a boiler (my little LOCKEN...
by dampfspieler
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: small steam engine?
Replies: 11
Views: 851

Re: small steam engine?

What displacement does your boat have? You will need 2.2 kW per 1000 kg water displacement of the boat.

Best Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Technical - non Engines and Boilers
Topic: Boiler feed pump ?
Replies: 16
Views: 949

Re: Boiler feed pump ?

Here a crank driven feed pump (Steam launch "Bell Bird" 1876).

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The crank is at the outside excenter.

Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Technical - non Engines and Boilers
Topic: Boiler feed pump ?
Replies: 16
Views: 949

Re: Boiler feed pump ?

I have a pump unit (Boiler feed pump with an air vessel and condensate pump) at my engine. It is direct driven from the crosshead.

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An injector is also a steam driven pump - i prefer it. There will no steam lost and the feed water preheated.

Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Ideas to fasten gear wheels to shafts
Replies: 6
Views: 478

Re: Ideas to fasten gear wheels to shafts

Hi Ramon,

i have used locking assemblies BAR and SIG

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locking Assemblies SIG
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locking assemblies BAR
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I have bought them at www.maedler.de.

Best Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Technical - non Engines and Boilers
Topic: Interesting video
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Re: Interesting video

Thank you :idea:
by dampfspieler
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Gordon Cheape Compound
Replies: 61
Views: 6420

Re: Gordon Cheape Compound

I have used pear and brass. The strips where glued together, sanded and varnished with EPIFANES.
by dampfspieler
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Gordon Cheape Compound
Replies: 61
Views: 6420

a right handed prop

Here you can see my right handed prop.

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[Youtube]https://youtu.be/AtfhxuNwAXM[/Youtube]

Here you can see the engine with Joy-Valve-Gear Steam tug mayflower

Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Cylinder head gasket material ?
Replies: 7
Views: 871

Re: Cylinder head gasket material ?

I prefer ABIL N 0,5 mm. Some more information about you can found here - gaskest materials.

Best Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Gordon Cheape Compound
Replies: 61
Views: 6420

Re: Gordon Cheape Compound

Hi Martyn, can anyone tell me what the valve travel should be in Full Gear and in Mid Gear? in full gear - 2x (port width + lap) in mid gear - should be zero Bildschirmfoto vom 2018-10-17 21-48-40.png You have tryed DOCKSTADERS valve gear simulation? If not here you can find the right file - http://...