Solar Technology Innovation
by Iain Alexander
Solar technology is gaining ground as investments in green energy continue to rise globally. Markus Kayser reveals to us the great potentials of desert manufacturing as a solution to harnessing the sun’s energy.
The short video highlights an experiment using sunlight and sand combined as a raw energy proponent to create glass objects using a special 3D printing process.
Markus reveals his gadget in full glory in the middle of a barren landscape. The video also includes some beautifully shot close ups of the melting stages, along with time lapsed shots to reveal the entire process in quick motion.
Viewers will find the ‘Solar Sinter’ an intriguing contraption encompassing several solar panels mounted on to what looks like a dolly along with a metallic frame.