Satellite dish solar cooker

Satellite dish solar cooker

He started with an old Ku Band dish and covered it with aluminum tape, for better reflection of the sunlight. Once the curve of the dish became too severe, he started placing the tape vertically, so make sure to keep that in mind. He uses the aluminum tape as a quicker, cheaper and comparable alternative to tempered or mirrored glass. Once all the tape is on, and the dish front is completely covered, it s time to angle it in the desired direction [...]

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Satellite dish solar collector

Satellite dish solar collector

This build can be divided into a few easy steps or subcomponents. The Dish, The tracking system, and the heat exchanger/collector. These are things you will need for this build 1. An old C-Band sattelite dish. These are still floating around in peoples yards and junk piles.If you ask some people will probably let you have it for removing it. You will need the pole, mount and actuator to go with it. If the actuator is bad you can get new ones from [...]

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