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Design study of a solar candle device for melting wax

P.B.L. Chaurasia

Energy, 1991, vol. 16, issue 5, 879-881

Abstract: A design study of a solar candle device has been carried-out to investigate the effect of melting-chamber thickness on the melting of wax in one shift. The melting-chamber with a uniform thickness of 70 mm gave the best results and had an efficiency of 42.5%.

Date: 1991
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