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KM6VV Marconett
Sep 14, 2017

Two cylinder compound horizontal mill engine, one piston rod

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I've been watching a video on "Stationary Steam Engines - Steam Powered Rice Mills in Thailand". These engines are two cylinder, horizontal, expansion engines, with the pistons in-line (single piston rod), and the valve chests driven from a single eccentric and valve rod as well. Would make an interesting model. The video shows a lot of views (although crank is under a cover). I'd like to see and read more of it, if anyone knows of any.

KM6VV

Hugh Coleman
Jun 15, 2018

Hello,

One of the Muncaster plans is for an engine of this type. I’ll see if i can find a link to a drawing.

Cheers,

 

Hugh

KM6VV Marconett
Jun 15, 2018

Thanks, I'd appreciate that!.

 

Alan

Hugh Coleman
Jun 15, 2018

Sorry, I havent been able to find the drawings yet, but here are a couple of schematics.

 

 

 

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