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Default 2" Henrici Hot Air Engine

2" power piston, 8" flywheels. plumbed in a copper water tank.
the engine has all of the original grease/oil cups.
one flywheel has a cast in round belt pulley.
i will be using a backpack camping burner.

Brent, what would be the best lubricant to use?
what would this size engine have been used to power?
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Yours would be a 45 mm engine and is very nice. Here is a link to a Bausch & Lomb catalog for an ad.
https://books.google.com/books?id=aU...bausch&f=false
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Yours would be a 45 mm engine and is very nice.
i just re measured it with my caliper on metric, it is a 54MM
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You are correct, I had a little dyslexia kick in.
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Default Re: 2" Henrici

I use Marvel Mystery Oil in the cylinder just because any excess won't burn in the bottom of the cylinder. Any other light oil will work like 3-in-1; lighter the better.

Smaller ones were sometimes used to power laboratory equipment but this size could possibly be used for small (jeweller's) lathes, dental equipment (ouch!), etc.
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Default Re: 2" (54mm) Henrici Hot Air Engine

displayed it this weekend at the Pioneer Power show, Albany, Mn
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just so i don't have to answer the eternal question
"what was it used for?" quite so often,
i mounted a fan on the Heinrici
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You need to come to our show next week take some pictures of A 70 HP hot air engine and post here Buster
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You need to come to our show next week take some pictures of A 70 HP hot air engine and post here Buster
Branch 206 show at Wellton, AZ Jan 19th? yup, i'll be there
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