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by Carnot
Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Possible LTD From Found Tube
Replies: 20
Views: 11757

Re: Possible LTD From Found Tube

To run mine I either sit it on a small bowl of boiling water, or(and more often)I sit it on top of a pot while cooking my lunch. Boiling water is as hot as I have tried, any hotter endangers the foam displacer, I suppose one of those little tea candles would be OK, but if you don't need fire,why us...
by Carnot
Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: pot pot boat
Replies: 10
Views: 7672

Re: pot pot boat

Hi Its not a stirling or steam engine,its a ressonant waterjet. The princip is also used in pulsjetmotors. If you like to make a simple putt putt see this:http://www.sciencetoymaker.org/boat/makeBoat4_07.htm Jan This link describes a nice all-metal soldered putt putt - no glue in sight - and withou...
by Carnot
Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:43 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: pot pot boat
Replies: 10
Views: 7672

Re: pot pot boat

Stirling engines use a closed system that heats and cools the working fluid, so a pot pot boats isn't a Stirling.
They are fun though, I remember having a tiny little one, only a few inches long made out of tin that ran around the bathtub.
by Carnot
Thu May 26, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Stainless water bottle Stirling
Replies: 7
Views: 5914

Re: Stainless water bottle Stirling

you could make the crank webs out of flat metal, say 1/4" thick, drilledin pairs the diameter of the shaft. Feed the long shaftright throughan the crank pinwith the bearing in place, and maybe the conrod to. Loctite the shaft as is, and when cured saw the bit out of the main shaft between the webs....
by Carnot
Mon Apr 11, 2011 12:56 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Metric Punctuation Question
Replies: 7
Views: 5863

Re: Metric Punctuation Question

Andr indicates the metric way to separate the units to the decimals with the comma (,) normally in the States in used the point (.). The use of the comma or point (radix) depends on the country, the comma is not used in all metric countries. For example, metric Australia uses the decimal point See....
by Carnot
Sat Jan 29, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Where can I get 1hp to 2hp stirling engine?
Replies: 18
Views: 20645

Re: Where can I get 1hp to 2hp stirling engine?

This link has a 9kW Stirling, but it is designed for solar-power, and probably weighs a lot.

http://www.cleanergyindustries.com/index.html

I saw the motor in 2002 at the Hannover Messe (Trade Fair). A picture from the brochure
is attached.
by Carnot
Fri Jan 28, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)
Replies: 442
Views: 167016

Re: "Hi" We are new here!

Registered at last, thanks Webmaster !