Search found 4 matches

by culinadge
Thu Nov 29, 2007 12:46 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: pressure bushing for connecting rod
Replies: 4
Views: 5387

pressure bushing for connecting rod

I want to build a stirling that I can pressurize. What should I use for the bushing or fitting where the connecting rod exits the displacer cylinder to connect with the flywheel?

Thanks for any suggestions.
by culinadge
Sat Nov 03, 2007 10:48 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: piston question
Replies: 1
Views: 3640

piston question

I am attempting to create an engine that will generate some significant amount of power (ideally at least 1KW). It seems that one of the main issues to work out is how to create the power piston. I have seen some solutions here, but they seem to have some inherent problems. Are there any accepted so...
by culinadge
Mon Jun 04, 2007 2:16 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: power producing engine
Replies: 8
Views: 9542

Yes. That is exactly what I am attempting to do (albeit mine will be more crude in a number of ways).

As far as the bearing is concerned -- won't the displace function smoother (less friction loss) on some type of bearing even with this type of spring?
by culinadge
Mon Jun 04, 2007 11:12 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: power producing engine
Replies: 8
Views: 9542

power producing engine

I am attempting to come up with a design for a real power-producing engine (ultimately in the 1+ KW range) that can be assembled from parts purchased at local hardware stores, automotive suppliers, etc. In other words, ideally there would be no requirements for machining equipment. I know this will ...