Adhesives for Solar Energy

DEB BHATTACHARJEE | January 29, 2019

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Photovoltaic energy has evolved to be a very significant source of electrical power. It is now possible to manufacture large scale, durable, thin film silicon and/or germanium alloy materials with excellent electrical and optical properties, and in many instances superior to their single crystal counterparts. Despite the advances made in photovoltaic roofing materials, there is still a need for a photovoltaic building material which is light in weight, flexible enough to be installed over irregular surfaces without the use of significant numbers of fasteners and hardware. As an alternative to mechanical fasteners, properly chosen structural adhesives offer the benefits of environmental resistance, reduced stress points, leaks and corrosion along with enhanced sealant properties.

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