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    Vee 4 Compound

    Hi Geof,
    This vee 4 engine can be compound just by changing the manifold.
    Compounding is great if designed to do so but all of the locos I have built work very well without compounding. At full...
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    Hi Merl, This engine weighs 80 kg and the...

    Hi Merl,
    This engine weighs 80 kg and the operating pressure will only be 250psi.
    If you make a water tube boiler with steel tubes then 1000 psi is possible.
    Regards Dale
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    Vee 4 Info

    Here are more images. When I pull this engine to pieces I will take some photos of each part. The case is made to house the crankshaft with bearing caps fitted as per EA81. The bottom half of the...
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    Vee 4 steam engine

    There seems to be interest in this type of engine so I will put together the main details and post them for interested people to view. It may spark some more ideas. I cast all the parts using foam...
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    This engine was designed with as a solid model...

    This engine was designed with as a solid model and it was constructed from the model. I have not produced any construction drawings as such but everthing is possible.
    Regards Dale
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    I have yet to learn to upload video but I will as...

    I have yet to learn to upload video but I will as soon as possible.
    Dale.
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    Vee 4 Steam Engine

    These images are of the engine that I have just completed.It is double acting and fully reversible with variable valve timing. Runs like a clock from 1 rpm to 1000 rpm.
    Regards Dale.
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    Hi Wariel, The yellow gears have crank pins...

    Hi Wariel,
    The yellow gears have crank pins fitted to one end that have links that control the blades.
    These links stop the blades from touching the rotor. To use centrifugal force to hold the...
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    Hi Wariel, The rotors other than the one fixed...

    Hi Wariel,
    The rotors other than the one fixed to the shaft have overrun clutches fitted which allows the rotor to run freely. Along side of this clutch a synchro type system can be fitted. The...
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    This engine can be a single rotor with half of...

    This engine can be a single rotor with half of the rotor running on petrol and the other half on high pressure steam generated from the exhaust system or one half of the rotor on petrol and the other...
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    Hi Stepper Monkey, I have an animation of this...

    Hi Stepper Monkey,
    I have an animation of this engine which was made a few years ago but I can send you a cutaway view.
    The seals in this engine are similar to wankel but side seals are different....
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    sequential cycle rotary engine (SCRE)

    Hi All,
    The image shows an internal combustion engine that can function in many modes. Do you guys know of anybody that would be interested in building a prototype to test it's potential.

    Dale. K
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