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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)  

 


Author: ephf

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