- the chamber from which steam enters the cylinder of an engine.
Origin of steam chest
Examples from the Web for steam-chest
Historical Examples of steam-chest
There is also a valve or air-cock in the steam-chest, under the control of the engineer.Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives
M. Baird, et. al..
We didn't know he was in the pit, and we pulled the steam-chest lever.By Right of Conquest
Foley, clinging with one hand to a headlight bracket, dropped down on the steam-chest and swung far out.The Nerve of Foley
Frank H. Spearman
The hand wheel and rod to the right are to operate the stop-cock for turning on and off the steam to the steam-chest.Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught
To guide the tap when tapping the cylinder cover and steam-chest holes the guide stand s, shown in Fig. 2512, should be employed.
- a chamber that encloses the slide valve of a steam engine and forms a manifold for the steam supply to the valve