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US1050451A
US1050451A US1912724694A US1050451A US 1050451 A US1050451 A US 1050451A US 1912724694 A US1912724694 A US 1912724694A US 1050451 A US1050451 A US 1050451A
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F22STEAM GENERATION
    • F22DPREHEATING, OR ACCUMULATING PREHEATED, FEED-WATER; FEED-WATER SUPPLY; CONTROLLING WATER LEVEL; AUXILIARY DEVICES FOR PROMOTING WATER CIRCULATION WITHIN BOILERS
    • F22D1/00Feed-water heaters, i.e. economisers or like preheaters
    • F22D1/42Feed-water heaters, i.e. economisers or like preheaters specially adapted for locomotives

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F. J. GILROY,

LOCOMOTIVE FEED WATER HEATER.

APPLICATION FILED 0019,1912.

2 SHEETS-SHEET l.

P. J GILROY.

LOGOMOTIVE FEED WATER HEATER,

APPLICATION FILED OUT. 9, 1912.

Patented Jan. 14,1913.

2 SHEETS-SHEET Z.

to its and yieldii'igly held in either one or the other 0t its two positions by suitable means, in this instance shown. as a weight l) borne by the arm. A. rod D is pivotally 5 connected to the arins free end which passes out through the wall and jacket through. tube D packed to serve as a gland. 'lhis rod is reciprocated by the engineer in his cab by means o'l devices not here shown but to be made the subject matter of a separate application.

'lhe lower sides of each of the lower coinoartments of the jacket sections are so in clined that in the Water chambers Water may teud'to move forwardly to blow-oil cocks Gr, while in the ain chambers it may tend.

- iage pipes ill o the reeeptaeles l, :one which the 9 H111 p draws the water which is supplied to sections 21'; the

lower steam. chat 1 bar or Wall is j ided with an o; enii. or openings ll alin with the end portions of the sn'iall tubes and closed by a l ober is narrow,

25 removable plate ll, anethewby ready acc may be had to these tub may be noted that this apparatus when installed interferes with no s ani pipes or other pa. as ordinarily located Within the so smoke. box, that it may be readily llllOWl'l into or out oi. action at any moment, that .pplied by it to the boiler is always the hottest part oi the apparatus, v y means oil the jacket sections and the c oss conduits waste heat is taken from 1 every part of the gases entering box, claim is: l. Clue combination Wi i the smoke box so of ocomotive, of was heating jacket box well, lereto, and imtided with steam ior heating waner th a., means i forcing water thro b said jacket boiler, and means for at Will causing exhaust steam to pass through said conduits. "3. lie cornhiiiatiim with the smoke box. 'I locomotive, oi Water heating; jacket wired to the ex erior ol? the smoke box and -with. internal steam conduits, "water through said jacket i l means for it Will cans ng tout the engine cylinders to through conduits.

The combination with the smoke be 0; locomotive, of a heating jacket secured to the exterior of the smoke box and consisting" of "ht and leitt side sections each provided *2 internal steam tubes, means "for will directing water through said sections to the boiler, and means for at Will dith the S111:

rooting exhaust steam through said tubes and thence to the smoke stack.

l. The combination. with a boiler and the smoke box of a locomotive, oi a heating acket conforming to the Wall of the smoke box, secured thereto, and consisting of distinct right and left sections, means 101' forcing water through each section and thence to the boiler, and means for at will directing exhaust steam through said seotum in succession and thence to the stack.

In a locomotive, the conibinat" with the boiler and smoke box, of a Water neat jacket contorniing and secured to the s of the smoke box and cons:

and le t side sections or internal series of steam tub. forcing water through said sections t boiler, a pipe tor conveying exiau from the r tine o rlind to the to. one of said 5 ctions, a p is i i com the steam from the set of tubes to tubes of the other secthm, oipe for eonveying steam from. the tubes last mentioned to the stack, and. a manually controllet L governing the admission of steam. to tl first mentioned,

6. The combination with a locon'roti've, of a water heating jacket provided with stea tubes and reniovably secured to the walls o the smoke box, means for tor-chm w through the jacket to i boiler leading from the exhai passo side of the jacket to supply steam to tubes therein, a conduit leading iron. to side of the jacket to the other side 0? t same, a conduit leading from the tubes at the other side oi the jacket to an Glil'litl pa sage below the stack, and a n operable valve controlli: the pass 'e steam through. said. condi... ts and tubes,

4. lo a locomotive l wing at front smoke box and passages for discbarg i haust steam therein below the stack, the con bination with an cxteri'iol "Water mounted upon the smokebox and pie with internal steam tubes, means for torei, water through said jacket to the boiler, pipes for conveying steam from said pass e to said tubes and rot-mixing it to said at a point below ll e normal discharge on ing therefor, and a n1 anually actuated Valve for at will allowing the steam to pass di rectly to said opening or diverting it into said pipes. I

In testimony whereof l alliit my signature in presence 0i two Witnesses.

l lliltl lll. J.

Witnesses:

" RICHARD 5. Burners,

THOMAS M. NOLAN.

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