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Coppus Steam Turbine

Coppus steam turbine
This is a small turbine used to drive a pump or fan in industry
Steam turbines are HEAT engines  
They convert the heat energy from steam into mechanical energy that rotates the shaft.  
Nozzle: First converts heat into kinetic energy  by the expansion of the steam.  
 this high velocity steam is directed onto the  blades  
Rotor Blades:  Convert this kinetic energy into mechanical work which rotates the shaft  
     
Manufacturer Coppus  
Type Impulse Velocity Compound  
Horse Power 3  
Working Pressure 100 to 180 PSI. Pounds per square inch  
Exhaust Pressure Appx 10 PSI  
Rotor Diameter 9 inches  (23cm)  

 


Edmonton Power Historical Foundation

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The museum is open May 20, July 22 & 23, and Sept 9, 2017.

We are also open to groups by appointment.

If you wish to arrange a tour please contact us via our contact form or at the postal mailing address.

We are located on the grounds of the Leduc West Antique Museum. Travel 5 miles west of Leduc on Highway 39. Go north on Range Road 260 (Cohne Dale Road) for about a mile and the museum will be on your right.

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