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Project by Francesco posted 04-11-2014 04:17 PM 1675 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

DIY solar dryer, outside temperature 25 degrees, internal temperature of 60 degrees Celsius.
In winter, it can also be powered electrically by an electric heater and a fan.





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tamtum

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#1 posted 04-11-2014 06:55 PM

In all mediterranean countries must do things working with solar. The sun is a powerful and totally free tool. Great job.

-- Alexander , Greece, http://alekosbiki.wordpress.com/

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#2 posted 04-12-2014 12:11 AM

Nice project, I can see some real advantages with this

-- Norman

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#3 posted 04-12-2014 12:16 AM

Smart design. This is sure to reap much reward.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Josh

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#4 posted 04-12-2014 02:06 PM

Like.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover. Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan, and soon to be Pennsylvanian once again!

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#5 posted 04-12-2014 05:53 PM

Man, wouldn’t the bears have fun with this at my house!! Pretty cool, though.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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#6 posted 04-20-2014 12:05 AM

Great idea Francesco ! If I understand right, the sun heats up the black box and the drier acts as a chimney for the hot air. Thanks for sharing.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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