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by Mac
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Whispergen mk4
Replies: 22
Views: 6732

Re: Whispergen mk4

Nice youtube video of a Whispergen: In German but nice to watch the interior workings
by Mac
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: What type of Stirling Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 1977

Re: What type of Stirling Engine

I like the sound of an LTD as I am a bit worried the the temperature difference I will be working with might not be enough for an Alpha. If you disagree please let me know. The you tube video clip of the solar project at Tamera is almost certainly responsible for my renewed interest in Stirling engi...
by Mac
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: What type of Stirling Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 1977

Re: What type of Stirling Engine

Thank you Ian. I hear what you are saying regarding the direct heating of the engine. My reasons for wanting to run using the heat from a second medium, is I would like to try and use the medium as a way to store the solar energy for use after dark or on a cloudy day. The TMG would be a good option,...
by Mac
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: What type of Stirling Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 1977

What type of Stirling Engine

I have an application where I would like to use solar to heat oil which in turn could be used to provide power using a sterling engine. The maximium temperature for heated synthetic oil is around 400 degrees C. However I would like to assume an average of around 250 degrees C on the hot side. My fir...