Glazed Solar Collectors

Sun Ray’s new generation of Solar Collectors; are simple efficient, durable and economical for use in Solar Water Heating Systems in residential, commercial, or industrial applications.

Sun Ray collectors are available with our unique all copper or copper aluminum absorber plates. The collectors are available in standard size or custom made to your measurements.

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How to build a solar collector

The collector frame and glazing cup are constructed with 25 ga. corrosion resistant galvanized steel. The cover plate is 3/16” clear tempered glass sealed to the frame with a rubber gasket. A 1" Poly-isocyanurate insulation bored with perforated heavy aluminum foil backing. The collector Weight is approximately 4.5 lb/sq./ft. The recommended working fluids are potable water or a mixture of Propylene Glycol and water for a closed loop systems.
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Features:

  • 25GA Galvanized steel frame and glazing cup.
  • Glass sealant gasket.
  • Tempered glass cover.
  • Sun Ray Absorber Plate.
  • 1" Foil faced Poly-isocyanurate bored back and side insulation.

 

Standard Sun Ray Solar Collector Sizes

MODEL NO. SR-24-CA SR-24-CC SR-32-CA SR-32-CC SR-40-CA
SIZE 3x8 3x8 4x8 4x8 4x10
ABSORBER TYPE Copper/Alum. Copper/Copper Copper/Alum. Copper/Copper Copper/Alum.
GROSS SQ/FT 24.46 24.46 31.16 31.16 38.9
APERTURE SQ/FT 27.75 21.75 28.25 28.25 35.5
LENGTH 96.5" 96.5" 96.5" 96.5" 120"
WIDTH 36.5" 36.5" 46.75" 46.75" 46.75"
DEPTH 2 3/4" 2 3/4" 2 3/4" 2 3/4" 2 3/4"
HEADER SIZE 1" or 3/4" 1" or 3/4" 1" 1" 1"
WEIGHT LB. 104 112 132 142 166
FLOW RATE (GPM) 1 1 1.3 1.3 1.63