Saturated Steam

Some articles on saturated steam, steam:

4-6-2 - Usage - South Africa - Cape Gauge
... had a bar frame, Walschaerts valve gear and used saturated steam ... They had bar frames, Stephenson valve gear and used saturated steam, and proved very useful for passenger work with moderate loads, working the mail trains from Johannesburg to Durban as far ... in two variants, five of them using saturated steam while the rest were superheated ...
4-6-4 - Usage - South Africa
... It had a plate frame, Stephenson valve gear and used saturated steam ... It had a bar frame, Stephenson valve gear and used saturated steam, and was acquired for the suburban services between Springs and Randfontein ... valve gear and were the first locomotives in South Africa to be equipped with exhaust steam injectors, which were of the Davies and Metcalfe pattern ...
Boiler (steam Generator) - Combustion - Superheater
... Porta gives the following equation determining the efficiency of a steam locomotive, applicable to steam engines of all kinds power (kW) = steam Production (kg h−1)/Specific steam consumption (kg/kW h) ... A greater quantity of steam can be generated from a given quantity of water by superheating it ... As the fire is burning at a much higher temperature than the saturated steam it produces, far more heat can be transferred to the once-formed steam by superheating it and turning ...
Superheated Steam - Saturated Steam
... Saturated steam is, in contrast to superheated steam, steam that is in equilibrium with heated water at the same pressure, i.e ... If saturated steam is reduced in temperature (whilst retaining its pressure) it will condense to produce water droplets, even if it is still considerably above the boiling point of 100 °C at standard pressure ... These condensation droplets are a cause of damage to steam turbine blades, the reason why such turbines rely on a supply of dry, superheated steam ...

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