Transparent Solar Stirling Engine Kit

Transparent Solar Stirling Engine Kit

$ 1,860.00

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Currently, the most efficient source of solar energy production is solar Stirling engine technology. The Transparent Solar Stirling Engine allows one to watch how the power of the Sun is converted to mechanical energy. The Solar Stirling engine comes mounted on an acrylic plate with an alcohol burner for testing purposes. Some assembly is required. This item is designed for educational use to demonstrate the operating principles of a Stirling engine and is not intended for power production.

Features:
  • 90° V-configuration of piston
  • Balanced, quiet operation at over 1000 RPM
  • All moving parts are visible
  • Displacement cylinder and piston made-of heat-resistant glass
  • Power cylinder and flywheel cover made-of acrylic glass

Included items:
  • Stirling Engine (temperature measurement not included)
  • Black absorbent ring
  • Parabola mirror diameter of 47 cm (18.5”)
  • Angle supports
  • Tripod

The Solar Stirling Generator is a required option in order to measure the electrical output of the Stirling engine.

Weight 3.75 lb
Dimensions 20 x 20 x 20 in
Item No. 1002595 [U10052]
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