Motoman Flamethrower Fuel Tank Pump System

by srl on October 17, 2020

Mark Pauline: Assembling the fuel tank pump system for the Motoman flamethrower. The fuel tank is only 10 gallons right now, but it’s modular and you can bolt on extra capacity by adding volume segments at the bulkhead to get up to 40 gallons. It may not seem like much at 9 gallons per minute flow but large flames have a way of slowing down time perception.

Posted @withregram • @markpauline5 Assembling the fuel tank pump system for the Motoman flamethrower. The fuel tank is only 10 gallons right now,  but it’s modular and you can bolt on extra capacity by adding volume segments at the bulkhead to get up to 40 gallons. It may not seem like much at 9 gallons per minute flow but large flames have a way of slowing down time perception.

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