Market Overview Flat Plate Collectors

Our product overview of flat plate solar collectors shows 251 different collectors. You can find collectors in nearly every size, with aluminium or copper absorbers and all kinds of different frame material.

Footnotes to the table: PVD = selective coating made by Physical Vapour Deposition; meander with = meander with headers, laser = laser welding; ultrasonic = ultrasonic welding; CS welding = Continuous Step welding;
PIR = polyisocyanurate; PU = polyurethane; GRP = glass-fibre reinforced plastic; SMC = Sheet Molding Compound; PPIG = pre-painted galvanized iron; AR = anti-reflective coating

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