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Re: anybody tryied depotting NST with steam?
Original poster: "spoonMAN by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <spoonman534-at-yahoo-dot-com>
Try using an old pressure cooker with a hose barb attached
to the lid.. then attach a hose to the barb and some sort
of insulated handle with a nozzle to the end of the hose..
Hope this helps..
--- Tesla list <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> wrote:
> Original poster: "Bob Bozarth by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jbdetails-at-prodigy-dot-net>
> Water boils at 212º, which is when it turns to steam.
> Steam can then be
> continued to be heated to temperatures well above 500º.
> To maintain that
> temperature it would need to be under pressure (Ice, Ice
> Baby) like you
> said. As it escapes an orifice, like those steam cleaners
> you see on tv
> commercials, it maintains most of the heat. With the
> combined steam and
> pressure from a nozzle of some sort, I think it would
> work quite well. A
> commercial product may not be sufficient, but a
> homebrewed contraption could
> As for the water in the windings... I'm not sure what
> the effects would
> be. Good thing water evaporates!
> Bob Bozarth
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> To: <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 6:01 PM
> Subject: Re: anybody tryied depotting NST with steam?
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz
> Although you have an innovative idea, I don't know that
> steam, without
> under pressure can get hot enough to liquify tar. I will
> soften it for
> but don't know that it will do what you wish within a
> reasonable amount of
> time. I 'hot roofed' houses for a summer job while in
> college. we heated
> tar up to about 500ºF to get it liquid. Steam can only
> get up to 212º
> being in a pressure vessel.
> > Has anybody tried to melt the tar out with steam?
> > I'm hopeing for a price drop (its about ~150$ now)
> > before I get one and try it myself.
> > any input?
> > -Joseph Gallo
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