Heteluchtmachines

February 7th, 2008

“Jos the finch” in The Netherlands makes extraordinary stirling engines of striking designs. These are only a couple of his amazing machines. It’s shocking that he gets such high efficiency from only a couple of tea candles.


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A couple of his videos from youtube:



see more videos here

translated home page from dutch

Wikipedia entry for “hot air” or sterling engines

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4 Responses to “Heteluchtmachines”



  1. Noname Says:

    So, it’s not “sterling”! Stirling!

  2. William Says:

    Yikes. I should know better, I’ve built some models. Correction made

  3. Remco Says:

    Would it kill you to place a link to the guys site?

  4. William Says:

    I did post a link to his home page via a dutch to engiish translator. See the “translated home page from dutch” link in the post.

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