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    Model boiler design information

    I came about the same as far as heater required. I just ordered another 1200 watt heater soninyinkninmay be marginal but ok it will be a trill error I can get higher wattage if necessary that will fit in the same NOT fitting hole I’ve allowed . Most fittings will be 1/8” NPT with bushings or...
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    Model boiler design information

    I read every comment and I really appreciate them . I try to answer questions, explain my thoughts but this spell checker is frustrating . I got good grades in English even Latin I even tested out of a full two years of engineering composition in college . This mess makes me look like someone...
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    Model boiler design information

    I checked on micro soft and it did the same thing on the post to them . I left them with screw it , you figure it out , get back to me when you have an answers I can even read . I even Ickes out a new stylus washed screens even my hands and fingers . Even ordering on Amazon or directly from...
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    Model boiler design information

    I’m really frustrated. I carefully reviewed my my last post, made a couple corrections then posted. The phone spell check do its own thing and built in words I never put in and messed up he context . I though I missed a couple words but it was correct when I hit the post button . It’s bad...
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    boiler explosion. what not to do.

    ok, so I soaked a piece of 1/8” x3 x36” fir one hour in the bath tub then wrapped it around the 4”!aluminum tube I put about a dozen rubber bands around it but the wood did not conform completely so I put t back in the tub and covered it with a soaking wet bath towel . It’s now midnight so I’ll...
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    Model boiler design information

    I do appreciate note and comments . Byron
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    Model boiler design information

    Ok m bluish hoizntal I’ve added an inch so it needs 15” long 4” of 3/26” wall . I don’t have a steam dome per se as this in my mind would be either weld on or bolt on I really don’t vent to weld as first I’d have to crate shape then welding right in the middle of the tube I think would create a...
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    Model boiler design information

    I carefully read this over then posted it now I see errors that weren’t there
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    Model boiler design information

    That’s pretty close I have Teflon o rings or deed as well as Rodman o ring that ar softer .
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    boiler explosion. what not to do.

    I just looked up in my portable library about ammonia . Anhydrous is bad that seems to be in agreement . When I was in grade school I think many teachers were fresh out of military trading from Ww2 there was only one way to do things . How you were being taught . All other ways were incorrect...
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    boiler explosion. what not to do.

    Ammonia I wish I had an answer fo you. It just something that I was taught I my very young model airplane days. I agree hocwater hot steam vapor off th tea kettle seems to do the same thing . I think the snob is does something to the wood donut bends Edie. I do remember bending wood in wood...
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    Model boiler design information

    Happy days are here my engine just arrived! My kitty is helping me open the box! It’s full of bubble wrapped parts ! It will take hours to un wrap all of them ! I see a pack of instruction and an assembly drawing and bill of materials I think there are about 200 individual parts lots of...
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    Model boiler design information

    I didn’t see the first part above . It will be horizontal . Byron
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    Model boiler design information

    im terribly sorry I completely missed that gaffe the tube is 4” 3/16 wall tube initially 14” long but I think I’ll add an inch as the tube is 18” right now. I have to laugh about this one the first time I got to travel to Europe we went out for dinner it’s bad enough I don’t have a second...
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    Model boiler design information

    I did forget to note regarding corrosion. Being a cruise boater I’m well aware of marine corrosion . To that end I have a screw in anode exactly as was used on my cruiser also I have two magnesium rods I can make into more or longer anodes. I don’t like machining magnesium where steel is...
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    Model boiler design information

    as I noted I spilled a full glass of water on my entire pile of notes. I had a big mess of drying papers of course the super fine black marrrs I used sonic an readily see are now some kind of artwork don’t laugh too hard my kitty was running all over probably thinking I was sbout to explode. So...
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    Model boiler design information

    Yes that’s correct the 8-32 button head screws will go in from the out side like a RR boiler there is also a 3/8” dia stainless steel tie rod from one end cap to the other with 2/4 28 unf gr 8 bolt through the end caps to provide extra end cap anti blow out . The o rings will be Teflon rather...
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    What to use for miniature drive belts???

    I just got a micro gear belt. I got it on limited info maybe just to see if it would work it looks pretty I have enough pulleys and belts to do a double reduction so I can test he belt strength . Somewhere I saw a spool of belt material Byron
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    Jeroen Jonkman's Sterling 60

    I did very similar things with early analysis programs. The first fluid dynamics could take all week end to run then you had to sort out data on pages of printer paper. The dual processor and more memory helped but then compressible fluids came and it was back to setting up the event to run...
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    Model boiler design information

    Yes I’m planning on 50!psior less. They said 20 would run the engine but I don’t think there will be much torque. I’ll have an air compressor to start with I think we’ll see hot the heat works. I spilled a full glass of water on my notes and sketches so I’ll have to te do things agin. I have...
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