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rhavrane

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Effective pistons for our steam engines
« on: November 23, 2019, 05:42:02 PM »


Bonjour,
This renovation shows the quality of the cylinder / piston seal on a small steam engine : https://youtu.be/V1nfERma9MI  :-))
Description on the site of Jacques included in the commentary of the video.
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Re: Effective pistons for our steam engines
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2019, 03:40:33 PM »

Very interesting. The Teflon cup pistons mu have very low friction. I know Regner uses a very similar type of piston construction in their newer engines.
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