Modern steam engineering?

Modern steam engineering?

Want to learn about how steam is used in your everyday goods and services? From the food we eat, to the beer we drink, to the electricity we use?  Please go to the Why Steam section. It covers in detail how steam is used in everyday goods and services, in ways that...
Ellenroad steam museum closure threat

Ellenroad steam museum closure threat

A steam museum which houses the sole working survivors of the great twin horizontal tandem compound steam engines which powered Lancashire’s mills throughout the latter part of the industrial revolution may have to close because of an unexpectedly high utility...

Steammain steam engineering resources

Have you visited our resources section yet? It is there to help with all things to do with steam engineering. It consists of: Jargon buster. This gives simple explanations to words and terms used in steam engineering. From Absolute humidity to Zoning, and lots in...

About BG01 and INDG 43

BG01 ‘Safe Operation of Steam Boiler Plant’ is a guidance document issued in the UK by the CEA and SAfed, and endorsed by the Health and Safety Executive. INDG436 ‘Safe Management of Industrial Steam and Hot Water Boilers’ is a guide for owners, managers and...

updates to why use steam pages

Just to let you know, we have done some updates to the Why Steam section. This now covers more steam application than before. We have also uploaded new drawings and images, as well as embedding new videos. We hope that these updates help better explain the key role...