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Bentek Solar Receives Patent for the Multiple Disconnect Safety System (MDSS)

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Bentek Solar Receives Patent for the Multiple Disconnect Safety System (MDSS)

Press release date: June 1, 2014

SAN JOSE, CA – Bentek Solar, manufacturer of a broad range of products connecting PV panels to inverters worldwide for the residential, commercial and utility-scale marketplaces,  has received a patent for the Bentek Multiple Disconnect Safety System (MDSS) patent number 8,687,348.

"Bentek Solar continues to add to its patent portfolio with the MDSS," said John H. Buckley, Executive Sales and Marketing for Bentek Solar. "Over the last several years the MDSS has provided significant benefits in labor, materials, time and economy of space. This has resulted in a 30 percent savings in total costs for several utility-scale and commercial PV projects while meeting NEC 2011 disconnect code requirements."

MDSS product features include:
• From 3-10 integrated load-break disconnects per MDSS
• Multiple 100A, 200A,250A and 400A load-break disconnects into one MDSS
• 600 or 1000VDC disconnects
• Disconnect handles mounted internally on a dead front or externally
• Bentek zone current monitoring

For more information about the capabilities of the MDSS and the patent it has received, contact Bentek at 1-866-505-0303 or visit

About Bentek Solar
Founded in 1985, Bentek is a leader in engineered electromechanical and power distribution solutions for industrial applications.  Bentek designs and manufactures products such as wiring harnesses, electrical combiner boxes, and custom OEM assemblies for the solar energy and semiconductor markets.  Bentek is an ISO certified company. For more information, contact Bentek Solar at 866-505-0303, e-mail or visit

Bentek Solar
2350 Harris Way
San Jose, CA 95131
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