For this reason they limit the employment of producer-gas engines.
producer-gas is made by the action of steam or air or both upon fixed carbon.
For engines driven by producer-gas magneto-igniters are preferable to cells and batteries.
Especially in producer-gas engines is an excess of cylinder-lubricant likely to cause such accidents.
So far as the fuel supply of the engine is concerned, the causes of stoppage will vary if street-gas or producer-gas be employed.
If producer-gas be used, stoppages may be occasioned by a sudden change in the quality, quantity, or temperature of the gas.
Indeed, for a long time the name of Dowson was coupled with producer-gas itself.
Among these may be cited works in which producer-gas is employed as a furnace fuel or as a soldering or roasting medium.
Its cost is considerably less than that of an oil or producer-gas engine of corresponding power.
producer-gas, pro-dū′sėr-gas, n. a mixture of hydrogen and carbon-monoxide diluted with nitrogen.