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Finding a supplier of parts for your solar car project may be just as difficult as working out what components and materials you need.  I hope to be able to list more suppliers of parts, composites, welding supplies, etc, as we hear of them.  

 

 

 

Please contacts us if you know of a good source

 

 

MATERIALS or PARTS

SUPPLIER

 

Ammeter
KTA Services Model A500-50 $40.00

 

Charge meter
Cruising Equipment model 900091 - E-Meter
Cruising Equipment model 900086 - Prescaler $199 (meter), $69 (prescaler)

 

Motors & controllers
Advanced DC Motors, Inc. model A89-4001 (motor)  Curtis-PMC model 12098-6402 (controller) $525 (motor), $670 (controller)

 

 

KTA Services
Ken Koch
944 W. 21st St.
Upland, CA 91784
909-949-7914
909-949-7916 (Fax)

 

 

Power trackers
AERL Cost varies per model

 

Australian Energy Research Laboratories (AERL)
Stuart Watkinson
M.S. 660
Proston, Queensland 4613, AUSTRALIA
011-6171-689308
011-6171-689197 (Fax)

 

 

Ribbon wire
.080" wide, .005" thk, tinned, fully annealed

 

E. Jordan Brookes
Tim Brown
10634 Shoemaker Ave.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
562-968-2100
562-968-2110 (Fax)

 

 

Solder for solar cell work, iron for solar cell work
2% silver solder, Kester NC-740, 25g syringe $10/syringe 
100 watt pencil, Weller W100PG  $60.00  Tip for soldering iron, Weller CT6C  $9.00

 

 

@ONCE
Attn: Catalog Sales
4 Sunset Way, Bldg. C
Henderson, NV 89014
888-428-6623
800-950-5679 (fax)

 

 

Soldering paste flux
Kester NC-740, in 25 gram syringe, 2% silver, no-clean
$10 each/ten syringes
$15 each/one syringe

 

 

Marshall Industries
Richard
9320 Telstar Ave.
El Monte, CA 91731
626-307-6000
626-307-6173 (Fax)

 


 

 

 

IF YOU SUPPLY SOLAR CAR PARTS (MOTORS, CONTROLLERS, TYRES, WHEELS, ETC)  AND ARE NOT LISTED HERE,  PLEASE CONTACT US.

 

 

 

 

 

Manufacturer's List - A to Z

 

 

Advanced D.C. Motors, Inc.
motors
219 Lamson Street
Syracuse, NY 13206
315-434-9303
315-432-9290 (Fax)

 

 

Australian Energy Research Laboratories (AERL)
power trackers
Stuart Watkinson
M.S. 660
Proston, Queensland 4613, AUSTRALIA
011-6171-689308
011-6171-689197 (Fax)

 

 

Cruising Equipment
state-of-charge meters
5245 Shilshole Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
206-782-8100
206-782-4336 (Fax)
http://www.cruisingequip.com/

 

 

Curtis PMC
motor controllers
6591 Sierra Lane
Dublin, CA 94568
510-828-5001
510-833-8777 (Fax)

 

 

E. Jordan Brookes
ribbon wire
Tim Brown
10634 Shoemaker Ave.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
562-968-2100
562-968-2110 (Fax)

 

 

Kester Solder
soldering paste flux
515 E. Touhy Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60018
800-253-7837

http://www.kester.com/

 

 

 

Solectria
motors & motor controllers
27 Jason St.
Arlington, MA 02174
508-658-2231
508-658-3224 (Fax)
http://www.solectria.com/

 

 

 

 

 

BATTERY  MANUFACTURERS A - Z

 

 

 

FUEL CELL  MANUFACTURERS & RESEARCH A - Z

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

THINKING OF BUILDING YOUR OWN SOLAR CAR?  CHECK OUT THE PAGES BELOW AS THEY COME ONLINE........

 

 

 

1. Chassis - and seating

2. Mechanics - suspension, steering, brakes

3. Motor and drive train

4. Motor controller

5. Solar Array - usually part of body

6. Batteries or fuel cells

7. Electrical System - and instruments

8. Driver Controls - switches, lighting, etc

9. Bodywork - Screen, etc

 

 

 

 


 

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