Replacing an Absorber Plate

How to Replace a Solar Absorber Plate

Measure damaged absorber plate and order a replacement.

  1. Remove glazing trims and carefully lift cover glass.
  2. Using a hacksaw, cut couplings and if necessary notch the collector frame.
  3. Pull the damaged absorber out.
  4. Install the new absorber plate, glass cover and glazing trim.
  5. Provide proper freeze protection.