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by Junkie
Tue Mar 16, 2010 2:41 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Idealised Stirling Configuration
Replies: 3
Views: 3636

Idealised Stirling Configuration

I think my magnetic stirling engine would do this if only it worked :mrgreen:. It seems like a good idea but I wonder would it add too much friction to the engine ? One of my ideas that I want to test is to have an array of MC Stirling engines that http://www.alice-dsl.net/bsuhrbier3/MC_easy.html bu...
by Junkie
Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:52 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Magnetic stirling engine experiment
Replies: 3
Views: 5228

Magnetic stirling engine experiment

Heres some photo's of a little experiment I did. It's a stirling engine where the displacer is moved by some magnets, the idea was to eliminate the displacer rod so that there is less chance of any air leaking out. The displacer has a magnet on it's end which alternately attracted and repelled by th...
by Junkie
Mon Mar 08, 2010 3:52 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Plumbing solder and seals
Replies: 3
Views: 3445

Plumbing solder and seals

Has anybody used this for the displacer rod seals ? I just cast a little test bushing by using a compression olive and a piece of steel rod (the same as the displacer rod) as a mold. I haven't tried it a real engine (yet) but it seems really smooth and airtight. I think this could work really well f...