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MECCANO AND COMPATIBLE PARTS

Steam Engines

Liberty Ship Triple Expansion Steam Engine
(Code: MP106)
16.80
These instructions describe the construction of this impressive model scaled at 1:16 of one of the engines which powered Liberty ships, and other classes during WW2. The model mimics the actions of the real thing, powered only by a Meccano 3-6v motor.
 
 24 pages of text and parts list, with a separate 16 page booklet of drawings and colour photographs.

   
Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Steam Power for Industry
(Code: M-SPFI)
12.90

Although not a model building plan for a specific model this publication explains the history anddevelopment of the stationary steam engine from its invention in the early1700's to around 1800, through the efforts and genius of the fathers of theSteam Age - Newcomen,Smeaton, Watt, Boulton, Wilkinson, Murdoch, Trevithick and Murray - and therealisation of the designs, mechanisms and prototypes in Meccano.

From this the Meccano model builder can learn the development of the various types of steam engine and can see examples of their construction in Meccano.

36pages including text, diagrams, colour photographs and historical material.


Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.

Twin Beam Pumping Engine
(Code: MCS14)
3.30
These instructions describe the building of a model based upon a variety of prototypes, chiefly an engine preserved at Kew Bridge Engine Station, London. The original was designed to lift water from a well.

12 pages including text, b/w photographs and parts list. These instructions are similar to those found in Meccano magazines requiring some interpretation so are suited to an experienced builder.

Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Twin Cylinder Steam Engine
(Code: MP226)
9.20

This instruction plan is a major revision of the 1930's Meccano Super Model No. 32, which demonstrates the working of a horizontal steam engine, incorporating many improvements and additions, including:
 
2-speed drive by PDU motor
Redesigned flywheels, firebox and boiler
Enclosed cylinders using transparent plates
Electric lighting in firebox
Reinforced base
Strengthened bearings and crosshead guides

36 pages of text and colur photographs.

Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.