Model Static Steam Unit
The Martin Baylis Engineering Static steam unit features a Kingdon style vertical boiler coupled with a three-cylinder steam engine. The engine is equipped with an engine driven feed pump which allows for the replenishing of boiler water as it is consumed. The unit also includes ancillary tanks in the form of a rechargeable gas tank, oil separator tank and feed water reservoir. All copper piping and connections are made and the ensemble is mounted on an anodised aluminium plate with rubber feet. The unit is designed for those who whish to enjoy the romance of steam and to also own an attractive object for display.
MARTIN BAYLIS ENGINEERING STATIC STEAM UNIT
This closeup picture of the top of the boiler shows filler, steam valve, safety valve, by-pass valve and pressure gauge together with its bottle siphon.
The oil separator and sight glass blowdown valve can be seen in this image.
Three Cylinder Model Engine
The three-cylinder model engine together with the engine driven feed pump and various sections of copper pipework
The boiler features wooden cladding and brass bands. The ceramic burner and quick release gas fitting can be seen. Visible is the simulated flanged and bolted end to the separator tank adding an additional note of authenticity.