Isopad Presents Radiant Heaters for Large PV Cells

SAN FRANCISCO, July 1 -- At Intersolar North America (Booth 8251) Tyco Thermal Controls is exhibiting and presenting the Isopad(TM) Radiant Heater for Large PV Cells.

With a recent factory expansion, Isopad, a specialist provider of customized heating solutions and leading Tyco Thermal Controls brand, now have the capacity to produce the largest heating platens for PV cells. This enables manufacturers to lower the cost per watt of energy generated.

This innovative solution is achieved by embedding mineral insulated heating cable into panels onto which the substrate is positioned. The cable delivers reliable and uniform heat under vacuum for deposition and lamination processes. Isopad's heating solution has been widely welcomed and 43 ft2 (4 m2) platens have already entered service with major manufacturers of PECVD and lamination equipment. Chris Mayes of Tyco Thermal Controls said: "Our recent expansion has meant that we can provide a great service to major original equipment manufacturers in the thin film solar industry"

Tyco Thermal Controls, a business of Tyco Flow Control, is a global company providing optimal solutions for various applications involving heat-tracing, floor heating, snow melting & de-icing, temperature measurement, fire and performance wiring, and leak detection systems. With operations in 56 countries and experience in managing projects around the globe, Tyco Thermal Controls is the ideal partner for companies worldwide.

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Source: Tyco Thermal Controls


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