Development of Multipurpose Commercial Solar Furnace A Review

Authors(5) :-Shah Priyanshu, Solanki Abhishek, Thakkar Akshay, Thakkar Vijay, Mr. Jay I Patel

In Current situation many industries used coal furnace, electric furnace but our approach is to design solar furnace which works on Renewable energy source, i.e. Solar Energy. Challenging part of the project would be to produce nearly same high temperature as it is being produced for multipurpose commercial use. The heat produced by solar furnace is very clean with no pollutants. The furnace makes use of a large parabolic reflector concentrating the sun into an area the size of the common furnace. Solar radiation is considered to be one of the most prospective sources of energy. It can be design to perform tests that require high radiant flux, strong gradients and very high temperatures, and will be devoted for material treatment at high temperature, under vacuum and controlled atmosphere conditions. This multipurpose furnace is design in a such that it can be used for commercial purpose and used as portable.

Authors and Affiliations

Shah Priyanshu
U.G. Student, Mechanical Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Bakrol, Gujarat, India
Solanki Abhishek
U.G. Student, Mechanical Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Bakrol, Gujarat, India
Thakkar Akshay
U.G. Student, Mechanical Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Bakrol, Gujarat, India
Thakkar Vijay
U.G. Student, Mechanical Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Bakrol, Gujarat, India
Mr. Jay I Patel
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Bakrol, Gujarat, India

Solar energy, furnace, parabolic collector, Collection of solar heat

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 5 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-10
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 579-585
Manuscript Number : ME006
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Shah Priyanshu, Solanki Abhishek, Thakkar Akshay, Thakkar Vijay, Mr. Jay I Patel, " Development of Multipurpose Commercial Solar Furnace A Review, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp.579-585 , March-April.2018
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