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Title: Indoor test for thermal performance evaluation of the solaron (air) solar collector

Abstract

The test procedure used and the results obtained from an evaluation test program, conducted to obtain thermal performance data on a Solaron double glazed air solar collector under simulated conditions are described. These tests were made using the Marshall Space Flight Center Solar Simulator. A time constant test and incident angle modifier test were also conducted to determine the transient effect and the incident angle effect on the collector. These results and the results of the collector load test are also discussed. The Solaron collector absorber plate is made of 24-gage steel, the coating is baked-on black paint, the cover consists of two sheets of /sup 1///sub 8/-inch low-iron tempered glass, and the insulation is one thickness of 3 /sup 5///sub 8/-inch fiberglass batting.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Wyle Labs., Huntsville, AL (USA). Solar Energy Systems Div.
OSTI Identifier:
6805566
Report Number(s):
DOE/NASA/CR-150572
DOE Contract Number:  
EX-76-A-29-1037
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; FLAT PLATE COLLECTORS; PERFORMANCE TESTING; SOLAR AIR HEATERS; AMBIENT TEMPERATURE; EFFICIENCY; PRESSURE DROP; SOLAR SIMULATORS; STAGNATION; STATIC LOADS; AIR HEATERS; HEATERS; SOLAR COLLECTORS; TESTING; 141000* - Solar Collectors & Concentrators

Citation Formats

. Indoor test for thermal performance evaluation of the solaron (air) solar collector. United States: N. p., 1978. Web. doi:10.2172/6805566.
. Indoor test for thermal performance evaluation of the solaron (air) solar collector. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/6805566
. 1978. "Indoor test for thermal performance evaluation of the solaron (air) solar collector". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/6805566. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6805566.
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