SINGLE AXIS TRACKER

Our latest structural addition features the Single Axis Tracker (SAT), compatible with most commercially available PV units. When applied in the right environment, the SAT provides optimal coverage with maximum environmental utilisation.

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

In partnership with Tracklab, Lumax Energy is proud to present a complete and efficient Single Axis Tracker solution. The design comes with a sophisticated control system.

Our SAT system is an effective, proudly South African venture that produces optimal results.

EXCEPTIONAL LOCAL QUALITY

With Tracklab, our Single Axis Trackers is a proudly South African venture poised to make sophisticated technology more accessible than ever across the southern hemisphere.

STRONG ENGINEERING CAPABILITIES

Lumax boasts a class leading engineering team as a solar mounting company on the African continent. With an in-house team covering multiple disciplines including structural, civil, mechanical and electrical as well as professional sign-off capability.

SAT OVERVIEW

Global design and innovation, with local expertise and support.

DESIGN

Solar slew drive gear reduction
Wide range of motion: 120° (±60°)
Topographic adaptability
String powered, dedicated PV module, or grid powered.
Site layout adaptability
FEM analysis
CFD analysis
Critically damped system
High quality, local materials

INSTALLATION

Wide tolerance to improve installation ease and reduce installation time
All connections are bolted.
No on-site fabrication required
Module mounting solutions available for all framed PV modules

CONTROL SYSTEM

Reliable operation protocol
Increased production using cooperative backtracking algorithm
Weather protection protocols according to local standards
Data logging integration using Modbus Wireless network using LoRa® communication protocol
Motor angular acceleration curve reduces component wear
Battery management system increases the lifetime cycle of the onboard backup battery
Closed loop astronomical active tracking

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

Minimal maintenance required
Ingress protected to IP65
Annual review as per maintenance plan
No lubrication required on the bushing

SAT PROJECTS COMPLETED BY LUMAX ENERGY