five cylinder rotary steam engine

Five Cylinder Rotary

March 31, 2017 Nigel 0

This 5 Cylinder Rotary engine took some years from start to finish, a number of those years were down to us moving house and me not locating it after the move. The engine is approximately [more…]

Warco ER25 Lathe Collet Chuck

March 19, 2017 Nigel 0

A review and assembly of the Warco ER25 Lathe collet chuck. When you buy the collet chuck you have to buy a backplate for your particular lathe. In this case for a Warco WM240B. The [more…]

Machining Cast Iron

March 18, 2017 Nigel 0

Machining cast iron can be quite easy with the right tools, but you do have to be careful with cast iron that might have sand still in the surface and so I thought a page [more…]

Cast Iron

March 18, 2017 Nigel 0

Cast iron is a ferrous alloy; the carbon content is greater than the maximum solubility in austenite at the eutectic temperature. It tends to be brittle, except for malleable cast irons. With its low melting [more…]