‘RICARDO’ (ALCO) Military Radio Battery Charging Set
ALCO “Firefly” MkIV.
A complete, small self contained electrical generating plant comprising single cylinder enclosed piston valve steam engine direct coupled to 6 Volt D.C. alternator.
With seperate wood fired boiler, etc.
Output 3-4 Amps ~ Wt 50 Kg.
A complete set, packed in it’s original military
wooden crate. (Designed to be parachute dropped behind enemy lines for use by special forces).
Produced in small numbers c1943-55.
Price On Application
Category: Electrical Generator Sets & Engines
SISSONS 8 NHP Enclosed Generator Engine
An enclosed, high speed single cylinder steam engine suitable for direct coupling to a dynamo/alternator or other machinery, etc.
Approx 8 H.P. Output.
STUART TURNER ‘S’ Type Generator Engine
A rare c1945 enclosed steam engine by Stuart Turner Ltd, Henley-on-Thames.
This single cylinder vertical engine is designed for driving a small dynamo or alternator of c750 Watts.
In good, usable condition.
These are the smallest, totally enclosed governed steam engines that were commercially made.
ASWHORTH-PARKER 60 HP Enclosed Generator Set Engine
A high speed enclosed single cylinder vertical steam engine suitable for direct coupling to an approx 50 KW D.C. dynamo or alternator.
Approx 60-70 H.P. Output.
Portable “Domestic” solid fuel fired steam driven electrical generator sets.
Outputs of around 10 KW
Voltages from 12 V D.C. up to 220 V A.C.
We are now able to offer complete steam driven generator sets, suitable for a wide variety of applications.