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Sunfire 15 Parabolic Solar Cooker

South Africa

The Sunfire 15 Parabolic  Solar Cooker allows users to cook for free using clean and naturally available fuel: Sunlight. 

Parabolic solar cookers concentrate sunlight to a single point. When this point is focused on the bottom of a pot, it can heat the pot quickly to high temperatures which can often be comparable with the temperatures achieved in gas and charcoal grills. The reflective parabolic shape has the property of bringing parallel rays of light (such as sunlight) to a central focal point. If the axis of symmetry (Centre of parabola) is aimed at the sun, any object that is located at the focus receives highly concentrated sunlight, and therefore becomes hot. This is the basis for the use of this kind of reflector for solar cooking.

Because it uses only concentrated sunlight, it requires no additional fuel source and is a completely renewable cooking solution that produces no greenhouse emissions at all. SunFire Solar Cookers have a lifespan of 5 to 10 years. The reflective coating loses its properties after 8-10 years and upon replacement, the cooker will function as normal.

Diameter: 1.5 m.
Assembly Size: 80 cm x 72 cm x 10 cm.
Weight: 16 Kg.
Suitable for Household / Families of 6 - 12 people.
Boils 1 litre of water in approximately 8 Minutes.
Power Output: approx. 1200 Watts.
Reflective area: 1,76 m².
Focal point: 70mm diameter.
On a good sunny day, this unit can reach temperatures of up to 750 degrees Celsius.
Can hold 1 x 10 litre, or 2 x 5 litre pots.
Solar Cookers are made of Aluminium reflector sheets & galvanized steel frames.
SunFire series Parabolic Cooker assembly kits contain assembly manuals.
Average time for assembly: 3 - 5 hours.
Dishes swivel 360 Degrees with a locking mechanism for maintaining the angle of the dish in strong winds, it is advisable to weigh the dish down to avoid any wind damage.

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