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by steamboatjack
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Steam engine from the North Caucasus
Replies: 69
Views: 5824

Re: Steam engine from the North Caucasus

Your picture above shows a “piston valve” very common on locomotives, this particular one has a hollow body so that the upper and lower sections are common, exhaust from the upper ports can therefore leave via the lower exhaust port. It is usual practice to use “inside admission” i.e. the steam ente...
by steamboatjack
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Ancillary vacuum appurtenances
Replies: 3
Views: 336

Re: Ancillary vacuum appurtenances

I have considered the use of a steam ejector for this but never got around to it, it would be particularly useful with a uniflow engine. One problem is that it was usual to condense the outlet from the ejector via a heat exchanger, this would be an added complication and perhaps not required just fo...
by steamboatjack
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: vintage lubricator for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

Re: vintage lubricator for sale

now sold
Jack
by steamboatjack
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: Taylor twin engine for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 894

Re: Taylor twin engine for sale

THIS ENGINE IS NOW SOLD
Jack
by steamboatjack
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: vintage lubricator for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

vintage lubricator for sale

I have a vintage displacement lubricator for sale on e-bay made by Nathan Mfg Co N.Y. 1885
see UK e-bay for details
Jack
by steamboatjack
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: Elliott Bay Triple expansion castings
Replies: 1
Views: 554

Re: Elliott Bay Triple expansion castings

Sorry folks e-mail address was incorrect it should be
jmaltby478@aol.com
Jack
by steamboatjack
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: Taylor twin engine for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 894

Re: Taylor twin engine for sale

Sorry folks e-mail address was incorrect it should be
jmaltby478@aol.com
Jack
by steamboatjack
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: Taylor twin engine for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 894

Taylor twin engine for sale

FOR SALE A Taylor twin high pressure engine. 2.5 x 2.5 inch. This engine was made by myself about eight years ago, it is in perfect condition, overhauled and fitted with a brand new pressure lube system. This is a powerful engine for its overall size and is capable of up to about 6 IHP at 200 PSI & ...
by steamboatjack
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: TRIPLE Marine Steam Engine - German Museum München
Replies: 6
Views: 1009

Re: TRIPLE Marine Steam Engine - German Museum München

Meyer expansion gear was very common in UK on the smaller types of horizontal engines used on land, not so common for marine use where a constant load was expected. I would have thought it an over complication on a navy ship. Trick valves were used basically to reduce the length of valve stroke whil...
by steamboatjack
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: new project?
Replies: 2
Views: 639

new project?

Where are all the adventurous skilled Engineers in UK & Europe? See my advert in sales!
Jack