Titan Tracker 

Parabolic dish solar tracker for Stirling

Solar tracker for HCPV, CPV, Heliostat and PV


General Aspects

 Tracking   Dual-axis starting at 5º in elevation  
 Use for   Flat-plate Photovoltaic  
 Max. Power   Variable depending on efficiency of PV module  
 Nominal Capacity  216 m2
 Max. Capacity  
 Height from axis to raceway   4,100 mm  
 Max. Height to raceway   8,700 mm  
 Diameter of turn   20,340 mm in the raceway  
 Max. Diameter of turn   24,540 mm between limits  
 Input Voltage   I/III, 50/60 Hz 


 Material   Steel S275JR / S250GDZ275 / Tube DIN 2458 Grade ST44
 Protection   Hot galvanized  
 Joints   Galvanized screws  
 Standard  Peterka
 CE Label   Yes  
 Max. wind speed  considered (*)

40m/s wind gusts at stow position  

 Wind speed in stow position   Adjustable  
 Foundation (concrete)   6.8 m3 with no forms  
 Foundation (steel)   271 Kg  
 Weight (without modules)   6,000 Kg  
 Installation   Installable by client. It is provided pre-mounted  
 Warranty  10 years (structure) 

Driving system

 Type   Electrical Motor gears  
 Transmission (azimuth)   Pinion-toothed wheel  
 Transmission (elevation)   Pinion-toothed wheel with spindle  
 Power   1 x 180 W (elevation) 1 x 120 W (azimuth) 
 Accuracy  Adjustable  
 Azimuth range   360º (from -180º to +180º)  
 Elevation range   85º (from 5º to +90º)  
 Warranty  3 years 

Electronics & Control

 Type   PLC  controller (only one for the whole location)  
 Strategy   Open loop, by algorithm  
 Calibration   Adjustable  
 Communications  RS485  
 Night position   Adjustable  
 Electrical panel board   Totally wired. Protections  included. IP65  
 Installation   Installable by client. It is  provided pre-mounted 


The model PTK216ATR is calculated according to Peterka's formulations for 22,6 m/s wind gusts at any position and 40 m/s in the stow position with safety factor of 1,5 see further details in  "Wind load design methods for ground-based heliostats and parabolic dish colectors" J. A. Peterka; R.G. Derickson. Fluid Mechanics and Wind Engineering Program. Fluid Dynamics and Diffusion Laboratory. Department of Civil Engineering. Colorado State University.


Darse alta y baja en el boletín electronico