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by Vjdeep
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Beta Rhombic Drive Motor
Replies: 1
Views: 536

Beta Rhombic Drive Motor

hello, i made a post regarding my beta stirling engine a couple of days ago. http://stirlingengineforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2386 I have made a few minor changes and have greatly reduced the friction present in the motor. but, it is not working inspite of the changes made. I have added video of t...
by Vjdeep
Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: My First Rhombic Drive Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

Re: My First Rhombic Drive Engine

Hi Vjdeep, looks good, you have put in a lot of work on your motor. What is the power piston, and cylinder liner made of? The motor seems to have quite a bit of friction when it is turned in the video. The bearing surfaces in the linkage are aluminium on steel pins, this tends toward high friction,...
by Vjdeep
Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: My First Rhombic Drive Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

Re: My First Rhombic Drive Engine

Hi Vjdeep Nice looking motor and well done. It appears that your piston and liner are both alloy - If this is so you will have an enormous amount of friction as alloy to alloy will gall and cause trouble to you. If you can change the liner to steel or cast iron. Ian knows a lot about this problems ...
by Vjdeep
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: My First Rhombic Drive Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

My First Rhombic Drive Engine

Hello Everyone! I have built a rhombic drive Stirling engine for a small science fair at my college. But the catch is that it isn't running at all. I've added a few photos of my engine below. Any help regarding it would be of great help. thanks in advance! all the parts are made of aluminium. The he...
by Vjdeep
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)
Replies: 440
Views: 160682

Re: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)

hello everyone! i am Venkat from Southern India. I am in my final year of engineering. I have built 2 Stirling engines(basic gamma type) over my free time. now am currently building a beta version engine. to power it with Fresnel lens which i ripped off my old projector TV. Looking forward to help a...