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[[Solar Cookers International]] has [http://www.solarcookers.org/order/order.html online ordering] of solar cooking-related products.
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[[Solar Cookers International]] has [http://shop.solarcookers.org/ online ordering] of solar cooking-related products.
   
 
 
==Thermometers==
 
==Thermometers==
   
 
Good, inexpensive oven thermometers can be ordered bulk here (note that these thermometers can also be immersed in water to measure its temperature):
 
Good, inexpensive oven thermometers can be ordered bulk here (note that these thermometers can also be immersed in water to measure its temperature):
   
Chaney Instrument Co.
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Chaney Instrument Co.<br/>
965 Wells St
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965 Wells St<br/>
PO Box 70
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PO Box 70<br/>
 
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
 
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
   
262.248.8707 fax
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+1 (262) 248-8707 fax
   
 
[mailto:sales@chaney-inst.com sales@chaney-inst.com]
 
[mailto:sales@chaney-inst.com sales@chaney-inst.com]
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Minimum order: 72
 
Minimum order: 72
   
A giant site dealing with thermometers is [http://www.thermometer-4u.com/ here].
 
 
 
==Reflective material==
 
==Reflective material==
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{{Main|Reflective material}}
[[The STEVEN Foundation]] has quantities of reflective Mylar® polyester film available for solar cooker construction. The 3-mil film comes in rolls 62-inches wide. This film proved more resistant to ultraviolet (UV) damage than did a similar product from a different manufacturer. Interested parties would be responsible for shipping expenses, and would be invited to provide a modest donation in support of the foundation. '''''Contact:''''' ''Jaroslav Vanek. Tel: 607 257 7109, e-mail: [mailto:jv19@cornell.edu jv19@cornell.edu]''
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*'''May 2013:''' The [[STEVEN Foundation]] recently has made Mylar film available to others for use in building solar cookers. Thy can cut modest quantities of the Mylar to order from rolls 62" wide. Charge of $1USD/square foot covers preparation and shipping charges in [[USA]].
   
[[ClearDome Solar Thermal]] sells their durable 97.4% diffused solar reflective foil in sheets and rolls, and top-rated 95% mirror surface SolaReflex AA polished anodized aluminum 2x4' sheets that have the longest outdoor life of any solar reflector, shown in the photo of their SolaReflex Octagon Parabolic cooker. They also have Blackflex heat absorber foil for solar cooking and other uses. '''''Contact:''''' ''Deris Jeannette. Tel: 619/990-7977, e-mail: [mailto:cleardomesolar@sbcglobal.net cleardomesolar@sbcglobal.net]''
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*[[ClearDome Solar Thermal]] sells their durable 97.4% diffused solar reflective foil in sheets and rolls, and top-rated 95% mirror surface SolaReflex AA polished anodized aluminum 2x4' sheets that have the longest outdoor life of any solar reflector, shown in the photo of their SolaReflex Octagon Parabolic cooker. They also have Blackflex heat absorber foil for solar cooking and other uses. '''''Contact:''''' ''Deris Jeannette. Tel: 619/990-7977, e-mail: [mailto:cleardomesolar@sbcglobal.net cleardomesolar@sbcglobal.net]''
   
See main article: [[Reflective material]]
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==Water quality measuring equipment==
   
==Water quality measuring equipment==
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{{Main|Water pasteurization}}
 
 
Water-quality testing kit: IDEXX (1 Idexx Drive Westbrook Maine, 04092 Tel: 207/856-0300) manufactures and sells Colilert, a 24-hour EPA-approved coliform and E. coli test that can be used in the field. Microbiologist [[Bob Metcalf]] of [[Solar Cookers International]] and others have used this simple, light-weight kit to test the drinking water brought from home by participants in solar cooking workshops. Bob has written a guide to using the Colilert test in the field which describes how to test effectively in developing countries without slavishly following the manufacturer's somewhat over-cautious recommendations. You'll find a comprehensive guide to solar water pasteurization [http://solarcooking.org/pasteurization/solarwat.htm here] by Dr. [[Dale Andreatta]].
 
Water-quality testing kit: IDEXX (1 Idexx Drive Westbrook Maine, 04092 Tel: 207/856-0300) manufactures and sells Colilert, a 24-hour EPA-approved coliform and E. coli test that can be used in the field. Microbiologist [[Bob Metcalf]] of [[Solar Cookers International]] and others have used this simple, light-weight kit to test the drinking water brought from home by participants in solar cooking workshops. Bob has written a guide to using the Colilert test in the field which describes how to test effectively in developing countries without slavishly following the manufacturer's somewhat over-cautious recommendations. You'll find a comprehensive guide to solar water pasteurization [http://solarcooking.org/pasteurization/solarwat.htm here] by Dr. [[Dale Andreatta]].
 
See main article: [[Water pasteurization]]
 
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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*[[:Category:Manufacturers and vendors|Solar cooker manufacturers and vendors worldwide]]
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*[[Water pasteurization]]
 
*[[Water Pasteurization Indicator]] (WAPI)
 
*[[Water Pasteurization Indicator]] (WAPI)
*[[Thermometer using egg yolk]]
 
 
*[[:Category:Materials|Pots, glazings, reflectors, etc.]]
 
*[[:Category:Materials|Pots, glazings, reflectors, etc.]]
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*[[Reflective material]]
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://solarcookers.org/catalog Solar Cookers International has a large number of solar cooking projects available online]
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*[http://shop.solarcookers.org/ Solar Cookers International has a number of solar cooking products available online]
 
[[Category:Materials]]
 
[[Category:Materials]]
 
[[Category:Reflective material]]
 
[[Category:Reflective material]]

Latest revision as of 05:11, November 23, 2013


Solar Cookers International has online ordering of solar cooking-related products.

ThermometersEdit

Good, inexpensive oven thermometers can be ordered bulk here (note that these thermometers can also be immersed in water to measure its temperature):

Chaney Instrument Co.
965 Wells St
PO Box 70
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

+1 (262) 248-8707 fax

sales@chaney-inst.com

Model#: 00820 Price: $1.20/each Minimum order: 72

Reflective materialEdit

Main article: Reflective material
  • May 2013: The STEVEN Foundation recently has made Mylar film available to others for use in building solar cookers. Thy can cut modest quantities of the Mylar to order from rolls 62" wide. Charge of $1USD/square foot covers preparation and shipping charges in USA.
  • ClearDome Solar Thermal sells their durable 97.4% diffused solar reflective foil in sheets and rolls, and top-rated 95% mirror surface SolaReflex AA polished anodized aluminum 2x4' sheets that have the longest outdoor life of any solar reflector, shown in the photo of their SolaReflex Octagon Parabolic cooker. They also have Blackflex heat absorber foil for solar cooking and other uses. Contact: Deris Jeannette. Tel: 619/990-7977, e-mail: cleardomesolar@sbcglobal.net

Water quality measuring equipmentEdit

Main article: Water pasteurization

Water-quality testing kit: IDEXX (1 Idexx Drive Westbrook Maine, 04092 Tel: 207/856-0300) manufactures and sells Colilert, a 24-hour EPA-approved coliform and E. coli test that can be used in the field. Microbiologist Bob Metcalf of Solar Cookers International and others have used this simple, light-weight kit to test the drinking water brought from home by participants in solar cooking workshops. Bob has written a guide to using the Colilert test in the field which describes how to test effectively in developing countries without slavishly following the manufacturer's somewhat over-cautious recommendations. You'll find a comprehensive guide to solar water pasteurization here by Dr. Dale Andreatta.

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

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