Put life into your steam engines, run them on live steam. What a sight! This boiler will easily run one of our well constructed #2, #3 or #5 steam engines for light-duty use and demonstration purposes.
The systyle of boiler was popular around the turn of the century because of their simplicity and small floor space requirement, the vertical multiflue boiler is still popular today for the same reasons. Today, however, it also makes a handsome showpiece.
The boiler is constructed of copper with 4 aluminum castings comprising the base, door, door frame and smoke box cover. Tube sheets are flanged and punched. All hardware, bar stock, silver solder, working drawings, etc. are included. A finished safety valve and water gauge are also included.
The firebox is 3″ diameter x 2 1/2″ high. The door opening is 1 1/2″ high x 2″ wide. The water space is 3 1/2″ high. There are 13 flues which are 3/8″ diameter, 61 square inch heating surface, 20 cubic inch volume.
We recommend “ESBIT” dry fuel tablets to run this boiler although other heat sources are possible. We also recommend the use of distilled water.
Kit including 4 easy machining aluminum castings, all copper tubing and tube sheets, all hardware and bar stock required, and a complete set of working drawings. Also includes one each SOLDERFLUX silver solder and flux kit, one each WG-1 water gauge, and one each SV-1 safety valve.