SunScan 2.0m² Vertical Flat Plate Collector

R4,832.76 inc VAT

Solar water heating has been said to be one of mankind’s greatest inventions. These systems have a huge number of great attributes that helps make it one of the most effectual methods of heating water for residents and commercial centres of South Africa.
Solar heating is used in different parts of the world as it is very cost effective and the most renewable source of energy. Because of the rising cost in electricity in South Africa solar energy has become extremely popular.

Solar thermal energy is used in many more homes in South Africa than ever before. There are two kinds of systems, Active and the Passive heating system.
• Active or forced solar systems capture the heat from the sun using solar panels installed on top of the roofs of residential, commercial and industrial buildings. A pump then pumps the heated water to remotely placed storage vessel.
• Passive heating systems work a bit differently and are one of the cheapest ways of heating water. It involves the use solar panels roof mounted with the storage tank mounted on the roof above the panel in order for the solar system to thermo-syphon. Most countries use the active system more than the passive system.


The popularity of solar energy is growing at a rapid pace, because it means lower electricity bills and more independence. Given that South Africa has the perfect climate for this type of renewable energy, it's not surprising that homeowners are becoming more curious about their options.

The SunScan 2.0m² Vertical Flat Plate Collector is a very popular choice, seeing as the unique copper and aluminium coating boosts the efficiency through better absorption, a reduction in energy loss and of course, extending the years you'll be able to use it. With a modern design and sleek finish, the collector won't bring down the appearance of your home. So, whether you want to go off the grid or simply convert your geyser into a solar power heating system, this collector is worth considering.

Features and Benefits
• Unique Copper Aluminium Selective coating offers higher adsorption, reduces loss, longer life.
• Unique air filtration vents that help to prevent moisture build up on the inside of the panel.
• Low Iron prismatic glass offers max transmittance, less reflected radiation.
• Ripped absorber surface offers higher performance.
• Aluminium Anodized Casing, no rust.
• Risers are sonic welded.
• Probe pocket measure temperature.
• 5 year warranty.

Technical Specifications
• Overall area (m²) - 2.1.
• Absorber area(m²) - 1.75.
• Aperture area (m²) - 1.86.
• Risers - 7.
• Dimensions (L x W x H)(mm) - 2005 x 1003 x 80.
• Weight (kg) - 32Kg.
• Absorber Capacity (L) - 1.66.
• Frame material - Aluminium-alloy.
• Surface Material - Aluminium-alloy.
• Back plate - Chromodeck.
• Absorber Sheet - Cu/Al, oxide film.
• Absorption [%] - 94%.
• Emission [%] - 8 (80°±5°).
• Manifold Ø (mm) - Ø 22 x 0.75.
• Risers Ø (mm) - Ø 10 x 0.5.
• Insulation Material - Glass Wool.
• Side Insulation Thickness - 25mm.
• Back Insulation Thickness - 35mm.
• Glass - Woven ultra-white toughened solar safety glass.
• Cover Thickness - 3mm.

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Weight 32 kg
Dimensions 2005 × 1003 × 100 mm

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10 year warranty

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