DOE Salt Coupler Flexible rotary pipe coupler for solar troughs
Problem Statement & Value Proposition
A durable flexible pipe coupling designed for a trough solar receiver using molten salt as a heat transfer fluid at 565 °C or greater. This rotary pipe coupler is an enabling advancement for high temperature solar trough plants.
Brayton’s coupler meets ASME certifications, leading to low maintenance operation for the 30 year plant life.