Besler Smoke Generator


Besler smoke generator as built for the Navy in WWII.  Many of these were left over when the war ended suddenly and the stainless steel coils were used in many home made steam projects.  At the right is a Roy Ferrier LaMont shop boiler.   Besler Smoke Generator
Bill Besler designed the steam/bunker oil atomizer nozzle. A Doble-style quartz rod controller and mono-tube steam generator produced steam with 150degrees F superheat that was necessary to produce a smoke screen. These set on the stern deck of a ship A Lawson 4-stroke engine powered the combustion fan, water pump, fuel pump, and oil pump.

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