Parabolic trough collector (PTC) ‘Volcano’
Parabola is a geometric figure. The specific quality of parabolic curvature is that it reflects all sunrays falling perpendicular to its aperture on a single line focus resulting in concentration of sunrays. Heatray solar Pvt. Ltd. Has designed and developed a ‘Parabolic Trough Collector’ along with a tracking system. Sun tracking is must for any parabolic trough collector.
This concentrations is used for heating the heat transfer fluid viz: water, thermic oil etc. filled in the absorber tube placed at the site of the focus.
|Gross area||6.4 M2|
|Aperture Area||5 M2|
|Reflector Area||6.4 M2|
|Weight||110Kg +/- 10Kg|
|Collector mounting||MS Stand with bearing|
|Absorber||SS 10mm ‘U’ tube in Evacuated tube|
|Receiver diameter|| 10mm|
|Cover thickness||1.6-1.8 mm|
|Material||0.5mm colour steel with reflective coating of Silver PET 100micron|
|Method/ Logic||Algorithm based controller|
|Mechanical movement||Acme screw actuator|
Installation area: Each unit of 5 M2 aperture area requires installation area of 8 m2 considering the rows and column arrangement and shadow effect.