Lombard built a wooden model of a steam-powered machine with a horizontal boiler
. The machine's front was supported on a pair of sled runners; the locomotive was equipped at the rear with a pair of endless tracks in place of large drive wheels.
Technology aside - but La Marzocco does figure itself proudly in the history of espresso machines as for example being the first patent holder for a horizontal boiler
- the company has also inspired admiration for its machine designs.
Early on, La Marzocco became a legend in its own time, beginning with its first patenting of a horizontal boiler
system in 1939.
The Star was a conventional, horizontal boiler
machine with a low gear for hills and hard pulls, and a high gear for faster, level running.
On our high efficiency UL-S series of horizontal boilers
, for example, the burner is located in an off-centre position, rather than centrally.
were the standard for most steam engines a century ago, but the 110 hp Best was designed with a vertical boiler, capable of boiler pressure of 160 psi.
Commenting on the launch, Fulton's sales and marketing manager Carl Knight said: "The FB range is ideal for a variety of applications including large-scale laundries that currently rely on Fulton horizontal boilers
to provide a steady supply of steam for ironers, presses, washers and tunnels; as well as companies requiring steam or hot water for space heating.
In spite of having realized the very first espresso coffee machine with horizontal boilers
as early as 1939 (MARUS), the turning point in production took place in 1970, when La Marzocco patented a machine composed of two distinct boilers, one for coffee extraction and the other for steam.
CFB Boilers specified three universal 3-pass horizontal boilers
, type UL-S 4000 x 10bar g, each configured for a maximum steam output of 3868kg/h (4000kg/h from and at 100 [degrees]C).
CFB Boilers specified three Universal 3-pass horizontal boilers
, type UL-S 4000 x 10bar.g, each configured for a maximum steam output of 3868kg/hr (4000kg/hr from and at 100 degrees C).