TECHNO BABBLE

 Collector Module
 

Mirak Collector Module Specifications

Aperture 0.81m2
Absorber Surface Area 1.30m2
Total Module Area 1.09m2
Length 1672mm
Width 650mm
Height 148mm
Weight 24.9kg
Absorber Type 8 x borosilicate glass tube
Water Volume in Collector Module 0.55litres
Max Operating Pressure 80psi
Testing Pressure 120psi
Connections 2 x 1/2" BSP
Recommended Flow Rate 1 litre/min/module

Mirak Vacuum Tube Specifications

 
length 1500mm
 Heat pipe end of vacuum tube
Outer Tube Diameter 47mm
Inner Tube Diameter 37mm
Glass Thickness 1.6mm
Material Borosilicate glass 3.3
Absorber Coating Graded A1-N/A1
Vacuum P<5x10-3 Pa
Absorbance >92% (AM1.5)
Emmittance <8% (80Deg C)
Thermal Expansion 3.3x10-6/Deg C
Stagnation Temperature >200 Deg C
Heat Loss <0.8W/(m2degC)
Maximum Strength 0.8Mpa
Max Hail Size 25mm
Weight 1.5kg
     

So - How Does It Work

   
     
 Solar water heater operation - schematic diagram