Sandwich Mirrors

Sandwich Mirrors



The most important part of Focused Sun technology is “sandwich fabrication”, a way of making strong, low cost structures. Sandwich fabrication takes 3 components – face sheet, core, face sheet – and bonds them together. This combination is strong because the loads on the mirror are carried by the face sheets which are held apart from each other by the core. It is low-cost because the core can be very cheap and the face sheets very thin.

Next, take a look at the hybrid absorber technology...

For more information

  • About sandwich fabrication in Nature
    download the pdf or watch the video.
  • About using sandwich fabrication for FourFold™ mirrors
    download the pdf or watch the video
  • About mirror installation
    download the pdf
  • About mirror durability
    download the pdf