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Looking for a powerfull horizontal stirling engine model

Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:49 am
by Wellington
hello.

I'm looking for the most powerful commercially available stirling engine model of this shape and type:



I'm want to build by own barrel shapped alternator as seen in the above video and so I need a stirling engine design which can fit the barrel alternator. I'm looking for an existing design which works very well so I can try to improve apon it rather than spending a year repeating other peoples design mistakes. Any suggestions much appreciated.


regards

Wellington

Re: Looking for a powerfull horizontal stirling engine model

Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:13 pm
by Alfista


Wellington,
I know that this is not what you are looking for but you can build this. It is a good first engine and it will scale up nicely. If you need the space between the bearing supports, just add a copper tube as in the video you posted.
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.562" bore, .75" stroke

You can find plans for this engine in "Model Stirling Engines" by Rudy Kouhoupt published by Village Press.

A good alternative can be found in the first volume of "Projects" from the Home Shop Machinist : an engine by Thorn Mayes, 1.125" bore, 1.375" stroke, includes drawings and instructions.


Re: Looking for a powerfull horizontal stirling engine model

Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:45 pm
by Wellington
Alfista wrote:

Wellington,
I know that this is not what you are looking for but.......
Thanks for taking the time Alfista.
regards
Wellington.

Re: Looking for a powerfull horizontal stirling engine model

Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:23 pm
by masaruneema
You can find plans for this engine
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