Carbon steel in contact with stainless steel corrodes very quickly in a boiler.
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After meeting Dave Giles, John Heald, and Paul Newton at Train Mountain in 2012,I investigated building Duplex 2205 steel boilers. Sandvik quoted over $2600 for a kit of parts for an Allen Ten-Wheeler boiler. That works out to about $20 a pound. Granted, if I were a regular customer the price would ...
If you use them in a locomotive with slide valves and they don't open, the valve will lift off the seat. Piston valves won't relieve the pressure that way, so something can break. The stainless ball will float on any water. Steam will push the ball against the seat. Bill van Brocklin recommended lar...
- Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:23 am
- Forum: Build Log
- Topic: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4
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Well, Charlie - how do you like the TIG? That weld around the 1" pipe looks good.
- Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:09 am
- Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
- Topic: 1" scale 4 3/4" gauge Pacific
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