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by Majorklein
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Coppersmithing a Boiler - Southern Railways Bulleid Pacific
Replies: 43
Views: 17321

Re: Coppersmithing a Boiler - Southern Railways Bulleid Pacific

Suppose that the inner portion is made of a copper liner for corrosion resistance and then supported by a steel hull for the pressure and stress support. As far as size my poor understanding of boilers is that they primarily control the longevity of a run and the buildup of power so to me a larger s...
by Majorklein
Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Coppersmithing a Boiler - Southern Railways Bulleid Pacific
Replies: 43
Views: 17321

Re: Coppersmithing a Boiler - Southern Railways Bulleid Pacific

So if one was to make a larger version of this boiler, would the thickness increase as well with the size if the pressure remains the same?