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Offline jmccrack

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Piston Rings for Steam Engine
« on: July 11, 2015, 05:49:56 PM »
Just a quick question. Will silicon O rings work well with most steam engines

Offline crueby

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Re: Piston Rings for Steam Engine
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2015, 07:54:26 PM »
I've used viton rubber rings, very durable, cheap. Don't know about silicone ones.

Offline PJW

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Re: Piston Rings for Steam Engine
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2015, 08:42:47 PM »
I have used Viton rings as well, they work well in both stean & IC engines.
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Offline jmccrack

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Re: Piston Rings for Steam Engine
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2015, 10:14:06 PM »
Thanks Guys
Thats all I needed.