collector production

  • Russia: New Solar Collector Production Launched in Penza

    Russia: New Solar Collector Production Launched in Penza

    February 2012 has seen the launch of a new serial production of solar collectors in the city of Penza in central Russia, 600 km southeast of Moscow. The new collector type was designed by scientists from the Penza State Technological Academy (PSTA). The rights for the newly developed...

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  • South Africa: New Collector Factory commissioned

    South Africa: New Collector Factory commissioned

    South African company Ikhwezi Solar (Pty) Ltd announced in mid-July that its new solar thermal flat plate manufacturing plant has become fully operational. The factory's annual production capacity is 22,000 collectors, which are manufactured on a single shift basis. Before starting its own...

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  • ISH 2011: Solar Trends in the Heating Industry

    ISH 2011: Solar Trends in the Heating Industry

    The ISH is becoming increasingly international. At the beginning of this March, the world´s largest trade fair for bathroom, building, energy and climate technology in Frankfurt, Germany, has counted significantly more international visitors than ever before. 35 % of the 204,000 trade...

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  • France: Process Heat Application at Viessmann’s Faulquemont Factory

    France: Process Heat Application at Viessmann’s Faulquemont Factory

    German heating systems manufacturer Viessmann operates a solar process heat system at its factory in Faulquemont, France. 260 m2 of the new heat pipe vacuum tube collector Vitosol 200-T have been installed on the roof and at the facade of the building. The system is used for...

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  • Israel: The History of Punching Machines

    Israel: The History of Punching Machines

    There are two suppliers of punching machines from Israel challenging each other to have been the first to market on the market: Ravid Solar Solutions and Dagan Machine Engineering. The history of both companies shows certain parallels, as both companies were founded by former employers of...

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  • Chile: Producing Collectors in Jail

    Chile: Producing Collectors in Jail

    Chile's first - and so far, only - collector manufacturer is producing its collectors at the Colina 1 jail in Santiago de Chile. The workers earn a wage which allows them to help their family. In 2009, the workshop produced 1,500 m2 of collectors with copper fins.
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  • Austria: Clinched Aluminium-Copper Absorber with omega-form Sheet

    Austria: Clinched Aluminium-Copper Absorber with omega-form Sheet

    New absorber production process: The so-called Omega absorbers by Austrian company Estec Energiespartechnik Süd consist of coated aluminium plates, harp-type copper pipes and omega-form aluminium sheets. In order to join plate and sheet, the company uses an entirely automated clinching...

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  • Azerbaijan: Collector and Tank Production for the State

    Azerbaijan: Collector and Tank Production for the State

    State-owned Azerenergy Construction Company (AZENCO), which is based in Azerbaijan in the Caucasian region, started producing solar thermal collectors at the beginning of August and will very soon produce solar tanks, too. The investment was initiated by a state programme, which aims...

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  • Slovakia: Thermosolar doubles Production Capacity

    Slovakia: Thermosolar doubles Production Capacity

    Solar exterior with collectors produced in Slovakia: The company Thermosolar has just recently invested EUR 1.5 million in upgrading the machinery in its factory in Žiar nad Hronom, in order to increase productivity and reach a manufacturing capacity of 500,000 m2 per year....
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