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Solar balloon / solar hot air balloon 10m³

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Characteristic: Solar balloon made in two parts!
  • Volume : 10m


  • Surface : 23.6m


  • 19mm adhesive: 55m
  • Thrust ** : ≃ 900g
  • Envelope weight: 472g
  • Payload: 250g
  • Matter: 36 100L garbage bags, low-end
  • Matter: LDPE (low density polyethylene), thickness 20µ
Ease manufacturing  3.5/5
Manufacturing cost  0.5/5 < than 20€

** Reference thrust: 90g/m³ (Latitude: 46.7°N - Month: July - Time: 8 am UTC)


Trace and cut Welding plan 2 parts
Mark the cutting points, according to the plan, on the alf-gores.

After cutting, weld the gores according to the welding plan. Repeat the operation to obtain a high level and a low level.
Cover the parts Mark points Create loops
Weld the 2 floors by adjusting the edges and weld the balloon along its entire length. At the bottom of the balloon, mark the drilling points on the gores. Prepare loops to place in the holes.


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