one piston heat engine tips

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hotwiredu
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one piston heat engine tips

Post by hotwiredu » Mon Feb 06, 2006 5:27 am

Any one have tips for building one piston heat engines,glass metal, or others.
you cant get there from here

Bud

Heat engine

Post by Bud » Tue Mar 21, 2006 8:32 pm

Do a search for Sterling engine

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Post by Orrin » Wed Mar 22, 2006 10:27 am

If you are wanting information about a hot air engine, do a search for Stirling engine, not Sterling engine.

Lindsay sells plans for the one piston hot air engine. The title is "Building Stirling 1" by E.T. Warbrooke.

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Single piston heat engine

Post by lynmn » Wed Apr 11, 2007 11:21 am

Try this web site http://www.stirlingengines.org.uk/ Browse around and you will find pictures of the single piston engine that use a test tube and a bit of scouring pad for regenerator. Is this what you are looking for? If so send me an Email, I will send you a picture and specs. of one i have built. It runs along a good speed. Lynmn

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Post by gary350 » Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:04 pm

Plans make it easy to build an engine. I have an original sterling engine built about 1915. I spent 2 weeks making detailed drawings of the fan and all the parts. I have used the plans to build 3 more hot air engines. Each one is a little different but the basic 2" bore engine is the same.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J56D56rQV-Q&NR=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBpRl5eF ... annel_page

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57GFrxz_ ... annel_page

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSBXcn4u ... annel_page

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