WORKING REPLICA VERTICAL 13 FLUE STEAM BOILER KIT
This model steam boiler kit will easily run one of our well constructed #2, #3 and/or #5 steam engines for light-duty use and demonstration purposes.
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. Put life into your steam engines, run them on live steam. What a sight! This steam boiler kit is constructed of copper with 4 aluminum castings comprising the base, door, door frame and smoke box cover. Copper 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, 20 cubic inches of volume. There are 13 copper flues 3/8” in diameter, 61 square inch heating surface. We supply “ESBIT” dry fuel tablets to run this boiler although other heat sources are possible. We also recommend the use of distilled water. Machining and assembly required.