Plant provides a source of steam power suitable for
driving the Beam Type A and the Watt's Engines.
The steam output from the boiler can be regulated by
means of a simple screw arrangement.
The Beam Type A in combination with this new Steam Plant is the replacement for
our popular Beam Type S.
It uses solid fuel
tablets in the Burner Tray to heat the water,
The Steam Plant kit is
easier to assemble than the previous Steam Plant that came
with the Beam Type S. The stainless steel stand is Laser cut to shape and
requires no cutting or drilling to construct. It just needs
folding and bolting together.
To complete the
assembly, you will need to drill two 3mm holes in
each of the Boiler Bands, one 1/8" and one 3/8"
hole in the Boiler Tube and one 3/8" hole in one of
the Boiler End Caps.
The two End Caps then need
soldering (with soft solder) into the Boiler Tube.
Soldering two collets and one piece of 1/8" brass
tube into the Boiler Assembly completes the
For those of you
who do not wish to solder the Boiler together we are
offering a pre-soldered option which means that all
that you need to do to assemble the kit is to fold
the base to shape and screw everything together.
is up to you. You can if you wish, paint the stand
and chimney assembly as in the picture or just paint
the chimney assembly.
The hardwood plinth is the same size ( 160mm x 65mm
x 28mm) as the Beam
Type A plinth so the two fit together.
The overall height
of the assembled model is 130mm.