The solar oven or solar cooker allows to cook any food with only the sun’s thermal energy. The food is cooked in short time and without polluting thanks to a parabolic solar concentrator that reflects solar rays on a single point generating up to 220 °C.
How is made a parabolic solar cooker?
- an ALUMINIUM REFLECTOR
- a STRUCTURE
- a SUPPORT FOR COOKING
- a POINTER
The support can accommodate a pot, a pan, a barbecue, a skewer or other containers used to cook food. To compensate the effect of the Earth’s rotation, about every 20 minutes, the solar cooker should be moved towards the sun. The alignment operation is simple thanks to the pointer and it provides maximum performance.
What can I cook with the sun?
Any type of food: pasta, meat, cakes, pizza, bread, polenta, vegetables, etc.. Furthermore, it is also possible to make the barbecue using a special grill or to cook 6 Kg of meat, for 15 persons, in six hours using a particular tool.
The solar cooker is made in different models:
BRING TO BOIL
|Eco||110||7||3 liters in 45 minutes|
|Familia||143||10||5 liters in 40 minutes|
|Coopera||200||29||30 liters in 1 ora e 50 minutes|
The reflector is made of aluminum and it is resistant over the years. The models, dimensions and specifications could be changed. Values refer to the summer period.
How do you clean a solar cooker? You clean the solar cooker just with hot water and a sponge, possibly soaked in detergent. it is needed to dry with a soft cotton cloth or similar.
How does a solar concentrator work?
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