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Applications of steel in the Photovoltaic sector Ing. Albert Knotz MBA Business Development Solarenergy
Applications of steel in the
Photovoltaic sector
Ing. Albert Knotz MBA
Business Development Solarenergy
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1 / 11.12.2009
company advantages of steel applications
company
advantages of steel
applications
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special shaped open sections
fully welded tubes and
complete profile systems
made from steel and non-ferrous metals
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process
slittingslittingslittingslitting
prepre-prepre--punching-punchingpunchingpunching external / inline
coldcoldcoldcold rollrollrollroll formingformingformingforming
weldingweldingweldingwelding
HF / laser
cuttingcuttingcuttingcutting
sawing / punching / shearing
finalisingfinalisingfinalisingfinalising
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5 / 11 December 2009
dimensions and materials dimensionsdimensionsdimensionsdimensions thickness from 0.3 up to 8 mm coil width up to
dimensions and materials
dimensionsdimensionsdimensionsdimensions
thickness from 0.3 up to 8 mm
coil width up to 800 mm
length of profiles up to 27,000 mm
height of profiles up to 200 mm
materialsmaterialsmaterialsmaterials
hot and cold rolled strip
coated material
stainless steel
non-ferrous metals
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advantages Modulus of elasticity Typical visual characteristic of facade systems in Aluminium STEEL Larger span
advantages
Modulus of elasticity
Typical visual characteristic of facade systems in
Aluminium
STEEL
Larger span width with STEEL
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advantages Modulus of elasticity The modulus of elasticity of steel is 3 times higher than
advantages
Modulus of elasticity
The modulus of elasticity of
steel is 3 times higher than of
aluminium.
For identical profile cross
sections the deflection of steel is
three times higher than the
deflection of aluminium.
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advantages Modulus of elasticity The modulus of elasticity of steel is 3 times higher than
advantages
Modulus of elasticity
The modulus of elasticity of steel
is 3 times higher than of
aluminium.
Larger spans can be achieved with
steel profiles by using the same
cross sections.
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advantages Modulus of elasticity The modulus of elasticity of steel is 3 times higher than
advantages
Modulus of elasticity
The modulus of elasticity of steel
is 3 times higher than of
aluminium.
For identical load on identical
deflection smaller steel profiles
.
can
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advantages Modulus of Extension 9,0 glass concrete ! 10,0 -6 x 10 x 1/K steel
advantages
Modulus of Extension
9,0
glass
concrete
!
10,0
-6
x 10
x 1/K
steel
12,0
Steel has a lower thermal extension
than aluminium!
24,0
aluminium
42,0
timber
Steel, glass, concrete have almost the same coefficient of extension, therefore no
extension profiles are required when using steel.
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advantages Ecology Substantially lower energy consumption during production of steel as compared to that of
advantages
Ecology
Substantially lower energy consumption during production of steel as compared
to that of aluminium.
No toxic product waste with steel production.
CO2 – Emission at production*
Aluminium 13 9 - 15 5 kg
,
,
Steel
2,3 -
2,7 kg
Global Warming Potential*
Approx. 6 times lower CO2
Footprint and lower
environmental impact
compared to aluminium
Aluminium
Stainless steel
Steel
10,35 kg CO2 Eq
5,25 kg CO2 Eq
1,79 kg CO2 Eq
Source: Razwick (2008): The Construction Specifier
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used materials More than 200 different materials are available Examples: FV250.275MA-C- hot dipped galvanized steel
used materials
More than 200 different materials are available
Examples:
FV250.275MA-C- hot dipped galvanized steel
S235JR oder S355JR – Suitability for hot dip galvanisability
CN 1.4301 – stainless steel
200
180
industrial
sea air
air
160
AZ250.185A-C – alu-zinc-coated (Galvalume)
ZMG250.275A-C – corrender coated steel
S250+Z600 (approved by BAST Germany)
S250+ZA300 (approved by BAST Germany)
S250+Z300+ZA300 (approved by BAST Germany)
140
city air
120
100
country air
80
60
40
interiors
20
0
0
10
20
30 40
50 60
70 80
protection time in years
For enviromentally S235JOW – Weather resistant structural steels (Allwesta, Corten, )
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thickness zinc coating [µm]
applications RP Technik - Bönen © RP Technik GmbH Capacity: 8,5 kWp Cell type: CIS-Technology
applications
RP Technik - Bönen
© RP Technik GmbH
Capacity: 8,5 kWp
Cell type: CIS-Technology in different transparencies
Laminated glass: Insulated glass with dimensions of 1260*2510*42mm
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applications RP Technik - Bönen © RP Technik GmbH © RP Technik GmbH © RP
applications
RP Technik - Bönen
© RP Technik GmbH
© RP Technik GmbH
© RP Technik GmbH
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applications A perfect start in steel…. ©©©© WelserWelserWelserWelser ProfileProfileProfileProfile AGAGAGAG 17 /
applications
A perfect start in steel….
©©©© WelserWelserWelserWelser ProfileProfileProfileProfile AGAGAGAG
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customized solutions Profiles for solar collectors, thin film modules and mounting 18 / 11.12.2009 company
customized solutions
Profiles for solar collectors, thin film modules and mounting
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