Category: News

New Videos! Heliostat movement movies.

We’ve posted two new videos showing the H1 heliostat. See the videos on the video page (click here). First video shows 15 H1 heliostats moving from ‘safe’ position to a target, moving to another target, then back, and so on – demonstrating repeatable positioning and the advantages of wireless remote control. The second new video …

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Heliostats for Sale!

LightManufacturing is pleased to offer the commercial-grade H1 heliostat for sale to the general public and industrial clients.  Applications for the H1 include heating and lighting – the H1 heliostat delivers over 1300 watts of energy to a target in heating applications, and over 150,000 lumens for lighting. Heliostats …have traditionally been a hobbyist product on …

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LightManufacturing presenting at ARM Minneapolis

LightManufacturing’s Karl von Kries will present the firm’s Solar Rotational Molding systems to the Association of Rotational Molders at the ARM national conference in Minneapolis on Monday, November 12, 2012. More information is available at https://www.armmeetings.org/ From the schedule: “Solar Rotational Molding Systems Karl von Kries, Light Manufacturing Learn about LightManufacturing’s Solar Rotational Molding systems, …

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Cleantechnica Feature on LightManufacturing

Mirror, Mirror, Make Me a Kayak…out of Sunlight  “A California company called LightManufacturing has figured out a way to fire up a plastic molding process with a concentrated solar power system…” Read the article @ http://cleantechnica.com/2012/07/31/lightmanufacturing-system-uses-concentrated-solar-power-for-plastic-molding-process/

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LightManufacturing in Plastics News

See new article in Plastics News: http://www.plasticsnews.com/headlines2.html?id=25405 From the article:  “We use solar energy in its raw state and capture it,” Von Kries explained. The technology circumvents traditional solar strategies of converting the sun’s rays to electricity, which then must be transmitted some distance for use. And unlike conventional sun-to-electricity programs LightManufacturing’s approach does not …

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LightManufacturing Introduces Groundbreaking Solar Thermal Manufacturing System

New approach avoids pitfalls that plague solar electric PISMO BEACH, Calif., May 7, 2012 — When most people hear the words “solar energy,” they think of expensive power towers or under-performing photovoltaic panels. California-based LightManufacturing LLC offers manufacturers a new way to use solar energy to mold plastic products sustainably and cheaply. http://www.lightmanufacturingllc.com Each year …

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