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  1. Sep 1, 2014 #1

    Ripcrow

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    I need a experienced sterling engine builder to build my engine design. Prefer east coast Australia. Prepared to pay for time and materials. Need to have cad as I don't. This is a project of mine but sadly I am not that good a machinist and I really don't have the right equipment. I would appreciate your input in regards to cylinder/ stroke sizing and anything else you deem would assist this project
     
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    The design is a cross between a four stroke and a sterling and different stroke/ timing setup. All pretty straight forward for someone with the ability to machine tight tolerance. I like experimental ideas and effiency gains so that's my motivation but I lack the required skill or machinery to build this effectively
     
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    I was just looking at a Patent drawing of a 4 stroke/hot air engine. US patent number 1,097,068 if you are interested.
     
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    Just checked that patent out and it's nothing like that. Interesting concept but never heard of it being utilised anywhere. The professional builders still run a normal sterling system. Talked to a prototype company and was informed that they got out when another company produced sterlings commercially that required a temp of 10000 degrees for solar power generation. The technology had surpassed their development program so they concentrate on wind and water now
     
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    Just checked that patent out and it's nothing like that. Interesting concept but never heard of it being utilised anywhere. The professional builders still run a normal sterling system. Talked to a prototype company and was informed that they got out when another company produced sterlings commercially that required a temp of 10000 degrees for solar power generation. The technology had surpassed their development program so they concentrate on wind and water now
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