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|Description= Allows excess thermal energy to be stored for later use.
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|Advantages= *Eco-friendly
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*Cost efficient
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*Long lifespan
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|Disadvantages=*Larger quantities of storage medium may be required
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*Storing and releasing constant amounts of energy is unreliable.
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|Application barriers=
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*Space requirements
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|Information sources= [http://www.dailyenergyreport.com/advantages-of-thermal-energy-storage-systems/ Source]
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[http://www.esru.strath.ac.uk/EandE/Web_sites/09-10/Hybrid_systems/thermal-storage.htm Source] [http://www.builditsolar.com/Projects/SpaceHeating/SolarShed/Tank/Construction.htm Source] [http://www.mbelectronique.com/Confirming%20Reliability%20of%20Printed%20Circuit%20Boards%20with.pdf Source] [http://www.flexconind.com/products/heating-tanks/asme/ Source] [http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/pros-and-cons-of-a-tankless-water-heater-176538 Source] [http://www.ehow.com/about_4675739_what-life-span-water-heater.html Source] [http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/estimating-costs-and-efficiency-storage-demand-and-heat-pump-water-heaters Source] [http://www.rgees.com/solutions_solar-thermal.php Source]
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|Trade=
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|Material of PCM= Organic, In-Organic, Water, Sodium Sulfate, Aluminium, Copper
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|Material Size= W/L/D = 88/40/36 Inches
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|Material Weight= 100kg/m3
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|Quantity per cubic meters= 1000 L
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|Phase Change Temperature= 55-59°C
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|Heat of Fusion= 319.8 Mj/m3 for water
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|Latent Heat= 52-63°C
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|Recharging Cycle= N/A
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|Degradation per 500 Cycles= 1%
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|Maximum Operating Temperature= 240°C
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|Tank Volume= 100-2010 L
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|Tank External Diameter= 1.5 m (Nominal)
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|Tank Total Length= 4 m (Nominal)
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|Heat Transfer Fluid Volume= 100-2010 L
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|Total Weight of Tank and PCM= < 2500 kg
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|Investment Cost= >$1000
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|Operational Cost= low ($100-$200)
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|Replacement Cost= >$1000
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|Life Expectancy= 15 years
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Latest revision as of 23:31, 3 February 2016




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Description

Allows excess thermal energy to be stored for later use.

Advantages
  • Eco-friendly
  • Cost efficient
  • Long lifespan
Disadvantages
  • Larger quantities of storage medium may be required
  • Storing and releasing constant amounts of energy is unreliable.
Application barriers
  • Space requirements
Information sources

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Image
Trade:


Material of PCM

Organic, In-Organic, Water, Sodium Sulfate, Aluminium, Copper

Material Size

W/L/D = 88/40/36 Inches

Material Weight

100kg/m3

Quantity per cubic meters

1000 L

Phase Change Temperature

55-59°C

Heat of Fusion

319.8 Mj/m3 for water

Latent Heat

52-63°C

Recharging Cycle

N/A

Degradation per 500 Cycles

1%

Maximum Operating Temperature

240°C

Tank Volume

100-2010 L

Tank External Diameter

1.5 m (Nominal)

Tank Total Length

4 m (Nominal)

Heat Transfer Fluid Volume

100-2010 L

Total Weight of Tank and PCM

< 2500 kg

Investment Cost

>$1000

Operational Cost

low ($100-$200)

Replacement Cost

>$1000

Life Expectancy

15 years

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