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ing service, rated at brake h. p. at

re.olutions per minute, with lbs. initial

steam pressure (above the atmosphere),

lbs. back pressure, and cutting off at

stroke. When operating at its full rated load under normal and regular working conditions

| the^1 [ engine shall be guaranteed not to

exceed a steam consumption of lbs. of dry

steam per brake h. p. and per hour. The speed variation between no load and full load shall be guaranteed not to exceed per cent.

| The^ [ en£me shall be provided with

nftSwWli —in diameter by

(a band flywheel face.

All material and workmanship shall be of the highest grade; all parts accurately made to standard gauge and interchangeable; all moving parts carefully balanced; all valves and packing free from leakage.

| It*16^ | shall operate noiselessly and without pounding or vibration when set on suitable foundation.

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necessary foundation bolts and" plates, lubricators, oil cups, cans, drips, guards, collectors, steam and exhaust valves, safety cocks, etc., and a full set of wrenches and spanners.

Also with the necessary pipes, valves, and attachments, permanently connected with the engine, for taking indicator cards from both ends of the cylinder (at once). Indicators to be furnished by (the purchaser).

196. on Fii- oil filter(s) (each) having a capacity

of .

197. Painting. (As required.)

lM.Fonnda- The f oundation(s) for the(se) engine(s) shall

be built by the of —, laid

, and shall be of sufficient length, width

and depth to safely and firmly sustain

| itsf^ [ weight and all strains to which | itTs^ | subjected. All necessary excavating or filling and the removal of all debris

shall be done by the ] ^cSse// | the hei*ht of the floor line above the ground is ——•. The foundation(s) shall be surmounted by (a) neat

capstone(s) of upon which the engine(s)

shall be placed. (If capstones are not specified, each engine should be provided with an iron sub base or bed plate.) The foundations shall be of such height that the driving pulley(s)

will swing ] ^vof j- the floor .

(Character of the soil should also be specified.)

(Note.—If this contractor furnishes plant iw.str.ranp v r pimit in

complete, this section can be put before final "traction.


When the { ff | ready for

operation | jj16^ i shall be run for a period

of days by competent engineers furnished

by the contractor. All oil, waste, etc., and a

sufficient supply of { f jJSinel \ wiU be furnished by (the purchaser).

This contractor shall also give all necessary instructions to the engineer of (the purchaser) for the proper care, maintenance, and operation of the | p^jfnte^^' [ such instructions to be given during the trial period stipulated above.

double leather, endless, solid ]
"" "per-

forated (
link ^ belts,


rope, etc.,

free from defects of any kind, in width

by in length, and capable of transmitting

• horse-power at a belt speed of

200. Belts.

Such renewal parts as it is advisable to keep

201. Renewal

on hand, adding hereto an itemized list of PaIt8. same.

202. summary. (gee Note.—p. 47, sec. 27.)

Each bidder shall fill out completely the following summary:

Number of engines ....

Size of cylinder

Diameter of steam pipe . . .

Diameter of exhaust pipe . . .

Floor space

Brake horse-power at revolutions,

initial steam pressure, back

pressure, cutting off at Speed


Variation between no load and full


Number of pulleys .

Dimensions of pulleys . . . -
Steam consumption per brake horse-
power and per hour . . . -

2i)3. Countershaft.

(turned steel
of < hammered iron
( etc.


complete with adjust

in diameter.

'floor stands,
drop hangers,
post hangers,
[pedestals, etc.
able, (self-oiling) boxes, base plates, bolts,

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line of shaft .

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to centre

Shafting to be j jK^ffi'EFl*, ( for the pulleys specified below, and (provided) with all necessary collars, guard rings, etc.

pulleys accurately

'plain cast iron, ] 201. Puiiej.a.

split" plain wood, split [grooved, etc. bored, turned, balanced, and provided with

{S^S^dk^f Pulleys tob«—in diameter by face, and capable of transmitting horse-power at revolutions.

, arm, balanced friction-clutch pulleys, in diameter by face, and capable of transmitting horse-power at

revolutions. Each pulley to be provided with

a shifter rig, to be operated from .

The clutch must pick up tlie load without shock or jar, and the shifter rig must be positive in its action, not liable to get out of order, free from any tendency or liability to be thrown in or out accidentally.

( friction-clutch couplings, cut.off couplings, compression couplings, plate couplings, jaw clutches, etc.)

(Note.—Specify character of foundation 205. Fonudaupon which shafting is to be placed, whether special foundations of brick or stone, floor timbers, wails, ceilings, posts, etc.)

front boiler(s) (each) rated at 20c. Boiierw.


The boiler(s) shall contain not less than of effective heating surface and

of grate area per rated horse-power. The

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