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Permanent Magnet Generators

Available from February 2017 is a new improved PMG, completely designed and manufactured in-house by FUTURENERGY.  Specifically optimised for use in renewable energy projects this PMG further enhances the performance of the sector leading AirForce1.

A combination of extremely low cogging and high generation throughout the entire operating range makes this an ideal PMG for use in a wide variety of applications, from wind and water turbines, to fuel-powered generators.

The PMG is supplied with 3-Phase power output cables (approx 15cm in length), 20mm shaft with recessed securing screw locations, (plus adapter coupling if requested).

For battery charging installations the 3-phase output must be rectified to DC and a FUTURENERGY 3-Phase Bridge Rectifier Kit is available, (see below for details).

NOTE:  The PMG warranty is invalidated if used with other rectifier solutions.

 

Permanent Magnet Generator Specifications:

FE 1kW (12V) PMG Specification – click here
FE 1kW (24V) PMG Specification – click here
FE 1kW (48V) PMG Specification – click here
FE 1kW (167V) PMG Specification – click here

 
         
    A0355 - 12v - 1000w (LV) Permanent Magnet Generator
£594.00 inc. VAT (£495.00 Ex. VAT)
 
           
      A0356 - 24v - 1000w (LV) Permanent Magnet Generator
£594.00 inc. VAT (£495.00 Ex VAT)
 
           
      A0357 - 48v - 1000w (LV) Permanent Magnet Generator
£594.00 inc. VAT (£495.00 Ex VAT)
 
           
     

A0358 - High Voltage (HV) 167v Permanent Magnet Generator
£594.00 inc. VAT – (£495.00 Ex VAT)

 
           
      REC02 - 3-Phase Bridge Rectifier Kit
£35.94 inc VAT (£29.95 Ex VAT)
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Tristar TS-45 & TS-60 Solar/Turbine Charge Controllers

These charge controllers are able to work in 3 different modes; with solar they can work in Charge Control, Diversion Control or Load Control. With turbines they work in Diversion & Charge Control with dump loads/resistors.

For use in battery-based systems, these rugged charge controllers offer protection against overcharging when used with our wind turbines. The Tristar TS-60 is capable of handling charging or dumping currents of 60A, the Tristar TS-45 is able to handle 45A, both are suitable for use with battery banks of 12/24 and 48volts.

In order to use these controllers with your turbine and battery bank, you will require a suitable dump load/resistor for connection to the Tristar. Please see our resistor /dump load listing for more info.

Resistors /dump loads are not necessary for solar panel only systems. Resistor /dump loads are necessary for most turbines as the turbine must be kept loaded (producing power) at all times, otherwise they can run too fast and suffer damage without a suitable load.

We can also supply 48v & 24v Standard 2.25" BSP Direct Replacement 1KW Immersion Heaters for use with our turbines.

PLEASE NOTE - These are Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) controllers not Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) controllers. However, MPPT controllers are not generally suitable for turbine use, as they have no diversion/dump load capabilities. If you wanted to use an MPPT controller for turbine use, you need some form of voltage clamp or an additional PWM controller in parallel to keep the turbine loaded.
 
           
      P0822 – Morningstar Tristar 60A - TS-60
£231.26 inc VAT (£192.72 Ex VAT)
 
           
      P0823 – Morningstar Tristar 45A - TS-45
£174.24 inc VAT (£145.20 Ex VAT)
 
         
 
   
   

Resistors

For use with either of the Morningstar Tristar charge controllers above, the resistor is effectively a very high power air heating element. The TS-45 and TS-60 charge controllers are used in "Diversion & Charge Control" mode with dump loads / resistors, and as such, they dissipate any unwanted power into the resistor when your battery bank becomes fully charged. It is vital to use a charge controller to prevent damage to your batteries, especially if you leave your system unattended for long periods of time, and without loading your batteries with an inverter, or other suitable device.

The resistor should be mounted as close as possible to your TS-45 or TS-60 charge controller. It should be mounted in free circulating air and not in an enclosed space. The power connections are located on the resistor. Please ensure you order the correct resistor to suit your system.

 
         
    P1953 - 15v 1000w Resistor
(suitable for use with 12v 1kw battery system)
£169.80 inc. VAT (£141.50 Ex VAT)
 
           
      RIS241000 - 24v 1000w Resistor
£140.40 inc VAT (£117.00 Ex VAT)
 
           
      RIS481000 - 48v 1000w Resistor -
£140.40 inc VAT (£117.00 Ex VAT)
 
         
 
     

 

DC Stop Switch

The stop switch allows the user to isolate the DC supply to a load, to apply an electrical "brake" to the turbine.

The DC Isolator and Brake should be connected between the output of the wind turbine and the load (inverter, batteries etc). The main rotary switch is rated at 63A and is 4-pole. In this mode, the internal connections have been pre-wired in pairs of 2 poles, giving a massive switching capacity of 120A. Also mounted inside these switches are a low resistance "dump load", allowing the turbine to slowed to a safe level before applying a direct "short circuit" to the turbine output wires. For operating instructions, click here

         
    STOPSW - 120A DC Isolation + Stop SW
£120.00 inc VAT (£100.00 Ex VAT)
 
         
 
     

 

AC Stop Switch

The stop switch allows the user to isolate the AC supply from the turbine and apply an electrical brake.

The AC stop switch is connected between the output of the wind turbine and the bridge rectifier. For operating instructions, click here.
         
    A0257 – 3 phase (AC) Manual Stop Switch
£72.00 inc. VAT (£60.00 Ex VAT)
 
         
 
   
  Grey Blade Set  

Wind Turbine 5 Blade Sets - 2 colours available

These wind turbine blade sets are constructed to the highest of standards, and are used at the heart of our 1KW upwind range.  They can easily be adapted to suit other turbines, and will produce up to 1.2kW of power in 12.5m/s winds.  The blade set comes in kit form, including 5 x high-spec blades, manufactured in black PAG material (virtually indestructible, and don't require painting), with 2 x 5-blade hubs (black anodised finish) and location pitch pins (25 degree root angle).  Once assembled, the complete rotor, measuring 1800mm in diameter, can be adapted to suit many power generators, and will perform best in the 300 to 900 RPM range.  The hub is supplied with enough nuts & bolts to assemble the complete rotor, and has 5 mounting holes, each of 6mm in diameter, positioned in a pentagon shape at a PCD of 90mm.  The main boss hole in the hub has a diameter of 74.6mm, and care should be taken to accurately, securely and centrally mount the completed rotor on to your intended application.

In order to achieve the best results from these blades, the final rotor assembly should be balanced by the user prior to being used in any application.  Neither FuturEnergy Ltd nor the blade manufacturers accept any responsibility for any issues arising from unbalanced rotors in any application.  Each blade set will be supplied with instructions on how to perform a ‘static balance’ of the assembled rotor, and it is the user’s responsibility to ensure that every effort has been made to address any balancing issues prior to using these blades.  

 
         
    BLA05 - Black Blade Set
£243.00 inc VAT (£202.50 Ex VAT)
 
         
    BLA06 - Light Grey Blade Set
£243.00 inc VAT (£202.50 Ex VAT)
 
         
 
   
  3 Blade Set  

Wind Turbine 3 Blade Sets - 2 colours available

These wind turbine blade sets are constructed to the highest of standards, and are used at the heart of our 1KW upwind range. They can easily be adapted to suit other turbines, and will produce up to 1.2kW of power in 12.5m/s winds. The blade set comes in kit form, including 3 x high-spec blades, manufactured in black PAG material (virtually indestructible, and don't require painting), with 2 x 3-blade hubs (black anodised finish) and location pitch pins (25 degree root angle). Once assembled, the complete rotor, measuring 1800mm in diameter, can be adapted to suit many power generators, and will perform best in the 300 to 900 RPM range. The hub is supplied with enough nuts & bolts to assemble the complete rotor, and has 3 mounting holes, each of 6mm in diameter, positioned in a triangular shape at a PCD of 90mm. The main boss hole in the hub has a diameter of 74.6mm, and care should be taken to accurately, securely and centrally mount the completed rotor on to your intended application.

In order to achieve the best results from these blades, the final rotor assembly should be balanced by the user prior to being used in any application. Neither FuturEnergy Ltd nor the blade manufacturers accept any responsibility for any issues arising from unbalanced rotors in any application. Each blade set will be supplied with instructions on how to perform a 'static balance' of the assembled rotor, and it is the user's responsibility to ensure that every effort has been made to address any balancing issues prior to using these blades.

 
         
    BLA03 - Black Blade Set
£211.19 inc VAT (£175.99 Ex VAT)
 
         
    BLA04 - Light Grey Blade Set
£211.19 inc VAT (£175.99 Ex VAT)
 
         
 
   
   

High-Power Cable

For use with our turbines and PMG's, this cable is very flexible, High-Power with a 10sq mm conductor area (8 AWG), available in Red or Black.  Ideal for connecting the DC power output from our turbines, down your tower to your batteries, charge controller, heating element or inverter.  Also good for making your battery bus bar connections.  The cable is sold per meter, and has the following specifications...

• Single core PVC insulated High-Power cable, ideal for use with wind turbines, batteries, power interconnections, charge controllers and heating element connections

• Each cable contains 80 x 0.4sq mm plain annealed copper conductors with heat resisting PVC insulation rated up to +105 oC

• UL, AWM, CSA, TEW, BS6231 and SEMCO recognised

• Maximum working voltage: 600 Volts

• 10sq mm overall conductor area, suitable for currents up to 75A

• Volt drop of only 2.2mV/A/m

• Weight 1.2Kg per 10

 
         
    CAB01R - Red 10mm Tri Rated Cable Red per Metre
£3.58 per meter inc VAT (£2.98 Ex VAT)
 
         
    CAB01B - Black 10mm Tri Rated Cable Red per Metre
£3.58 per meter inc VAT (£2.98 Ex VAT
 
           
      Please specify the number of metres you require in your basket.  
         
 
   
   

48 Volt Immersion Heater

Made specially for us - 1000w @ 48 volt copper immersion heater. This can be used in a water heating application in preference to dumping any excess energy from the battery into the air with a standard dump load. The heating element is approx 13" long and also has a 10.5" copper pocket. This pocket is designed to take normal thermostats, however in a dump load configuration you should not turn off the heater element unless you have an alternative load that comes in to maintain the load on the system. It connects to the tank via a standard UK 2.25" BSP thread, as a direct replacement for the normal Mains Immersion Heater.

This product has been specially designed to work with alternative energy water heating applications.

A brass flange/back nut suitable for mounting these heaters into flat sided tanks is available if required.

 
         
    P0804 - 48v Immersion Heating Element
£49.50 inc VAT (£41.25 Ex VAT)
 
         
         
         
 
   
   

24 Volt Immersion Heater

Made specially for us - 1000w @ 24 volt copper immersion heater. This can be used in a water heating application in preference to dumping any excess energy from the battery into the air with a standard dump load. The heating element is approx 13" long and also has a 10.5" copper pocket. This pocket is designed to take normal thermostats, however in a dump load configuration you should not turn off the heater element unless you have an alternative load that comes in to maintain the load on the system. It connects to the tank via a standard UK 2.25" BSP thread, as a direct replacement for the normal Mains Immersion Heater.

This product has been specially designed to work with alternative energy water heating applications.

A brass flange/back nut suitable for mounting these heaters into flat sided tanks is available if required.

 
         
    P0803 - 24v Immersion Heating Element
£49.50 inc VAT (£41.25 Ex VAT)
 
         
         
         
             
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