HelioTrough Product Facts

 

Focal length 1,71  m
Average distance to focus 2,17  m
Aperture width (gross) 6,78  m
Aperture width (net) 6,62  m
Heat Collecting Element (HCE) diameter 89  mm
Rim angle 89°
Concentrating ratio 76 
Aperture area (gross) per Solar Collector Element (SCE) 128,7  m2
Aperture area (net) per SCE 124,7  m2
Aperture area (net) per 4 HCE 1,6  m2
Aperture area (net) per SCE incl. HCE 126,3  m2
Aperture area (net) per Solar Collector Assembly (SCA) 1263  m2
SCE length (gross) 19  m
SCA length (gross) 191  m
Number of Reflector Panels (RPs) per SCE 48 
Number of HCEs per SCE 4 
Number of SCEs per SCA 10 
Number of Reflector Panels (RPs) per SCA 480 
Number of HCEs per SCA 40 
Number of SCA per loop 4 
Number of SCEper loop 40 
Aperture area (gross) per loop 5177  m2
Loop length (gross) 764  m
Stow Position -5° & 185°
Maintenance position -5°
Rotation angle 190°
Max. angle east -5°
Max. angle west 185°
operation wind speed (1 min avr) 7  m/s
transient wind speed (3 sec gust) 20  m/s
survival wind speed (3 sec gust) 45  m/s
Reflector type RP 4
Heat Collecting Element type PTR90
optical efficiency 82,5  %
thermal efficiency click here

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