|martin frith||08/11/2017 03:23:46|
|3 forum posts|
This is an oscillating engine , the flywheel is approx 6 inch in diameter and it stands about 10 inches tall. It has dual water pumps and a lubricating pump. There seems to be a balancing system to ensure the correct pressure is present to keep a seal on the oscillating cylinder. Bore is about 1 inch , stroke 1.75 inches.There are lubricators on every bearing.
Since I know nothing of the history of the engine , any comments or observations would be most welcome. Is is freelance or a commercial design, was it intended for a boat or ...? Somebody took a lot of effort to design and manufacture this engine , i am very interested in any thoughts anyone would like to share, thanks in advance' Martin
|Michael Gilligan||08/11/2017 07:33:06|
14990 forum posts
Sorry, Martin, can't help ... except to add this **LINK** to your album; as a pre-emptive strike against the typical whinge of "wot engine?"
1690 forum posts
difficult without seeing it but everything except the flywheel screams Straight running boat engine to me
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Edited By Neil Wyatt on 08/11/2017 10:32:01
|Dave Martin||08/11/2017 10:05:49|
|101 forum posts|
I don't know much about engines, but that looks to me like it may have been designed to run machinery from a belt around the flywheel/pulley.
|Neil Wyatt||08/11/2017 10:33:19|
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Possibly for running a lathe or compressor.
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