Insulated Steam Engine Cylinder

July 28, 2019 Nigel 0

The cylinders on steam engines need insulating and there are many ways of achieving this. On this page I’ve shared some ideas, options and a particular design of mine for the insulated steam engine cylinder [more…]

Laser Oil Can Review

July 21, 2019 Nigel 0

The oil can is such a day to day object in the workshop, but after a couple of years my cheap buy from the internet failed me. I really could not bring myself to fix [more…]

Inlet and Exhaust Valves

July 12, 2019 Nigel 0

The main function of the engine inlet and exhaust valves is to let air in and out of the cylinders. Cooling – the intake valve will be cooled by the incoming air and fuel mixture. [more…]