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Old 02-03-2019, 03:25 PM
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Originally Posted by arizonian View Post
...Assuming the hammer is run on steam, does the "vise" force bleed off as the steam condenses?
Originally Posted by OldRedFord View Post
I also thought as steam condensed you would loose grip in your vise force.
With a steam hammer there should be a constant force on the piston at all times, at least that's the way I understand them to work. As long as you've got steam from the boiler you should be able to regulate the force...

Measure twice and cut once...or...wait, was that the other way around?
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