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by dampfspieler
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My column-style steamengine
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: My column-style steamengine

Hello Mike, ... Did you make that taper lock adaptor for your new flywheel or buy it somewhere? i have bought them Locking Assemblies BAR They are more easy to mount then taper lock fixtures. Hello CB, the operating modus is fix. If i want run the slide valve as a normal there is a bit of work nesse...
by dampfspieler
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My column-style steamengine
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: My column-style steamengine

Hello, the D-valve is balanced now. The inside of the valve and the cap are connected to a duct. EinZylBoot_SchieKa103kl.jpeg EinZylBoot_SchieKa105kl.jpeg The inner side of steam chest cover. EinZylBoot_SchieKa091kl.jpeg How does it work you can see in this Video http://youtu.be/8x94ASMtXpk8x94ASMtX...
by dampfspieler
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Steamboat Story on TV
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: Steamboat Story on TV

I have downloaded it so i can send the clip if anyone asked me for.
-Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My column-style steamengine
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: My column-style steamengine new Flywheel

Hello, the flywheel was a bit smaller than drawn and i have found it a bit small for a smooth running. What dimensions should have a "good" flywheel? I have found this ratios for fast running engines: diameter - ~ 3x boring depth - ~ 0,75 boring So i have built a new one and fixed it on the cranksha...
by dampfspieler
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My column-style steamengine
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: My column-style steamengine

Hi,

a closer view to the valve nut.

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to be continued
-Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My column-style steamengine
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: My column-style steamengine

Hi Mike, :lol: :lol: don`t do so. Hi Bart, thank you, now i know a new idiom. The valve rod was new built from stainless steel (1.4305) and also the valve nut and valve rod yoke. The valve nut is drilled and slotted, so it is a clamp with two screws. The valve rod is shorter then drawn. There were n...
by dampfspieler
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My column-style steamengine
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: My column-style steamengine

Hello, the crosshead guide is a bit shorter than drawn - there was only a short pipe in the builders shop. So it was slotted completely at one side to allow the croshead bolt to move the stroke. So it was not round at its lower end and the crosshead could move in its lower dead center - there was a ...
by dampfspieler
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My column-style steamengine
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: My column-style steamengine

Hello, all aluminium parts were black anodized to prevent them from oxidation and also because it looks better - "Das Auge isst mit." ;) ;) EinZylBootElox001kl.jpeg EinZylBootElox021kl.jpeg The base plate was revised and get some new attachment holes closer to the edge. The older ones were closed wi...
by dampfspieler
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My column-style steamengine
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: My column-style steamengine

Hello,

here some more pics. All bolts were replaced with black ones and turned brass washers to prevent the parts from grooves.

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to be continued
-Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My column-style steamengine
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: My column-style steamengine - cylinder covers

Hello, because the cylinder covers were too shallow i have soldered two 8 mm discs of gun metal in place. That was a bit terrible but with a 75 kW-PROPANE-Burner the work was done successful. EinzylBoot031kl.jpeg Then i have it turned them to the right dimensions and milled the slots for steam and c...