Press Release Summary:
Providing permanent bonds to glass, foil, metal, composite, and plastic substrates, Scapa acrylic foam tapes (AFT) help protect solar panel assembly from corrosion, vibration, and other stresses found in outdoor applications. Formulated to withstand UV, weather, and temperature variations as well as thermal movement, tapes maintain adhesion even at sub-zero temperatures, offer aging and weathering properties, and do not absorb moisture or become brittle with age.
Original Press Release:
Acrylic Foam Tapes for Solar Panel Assembly
High Performance Adhesive Tapes Improve Aesthetics and Reduce Weight
Windsor, Conn. - September 23, 2008 - Scapa North America offers a line of high performance acrylic foam tapes used to assemble solar panels and photovoltaic modules. Scapa acrylic foam tapes (AFT) provide permanent, reliable bonds to glass, foil, metal, composite and plastic substrates. These tapes also help protect the solar panel assembly from corrosion, vibration and other stresses found in outdoor applications.
Formulated to withstand UV, weather and temperature variations, Scapa acrylic foam tapes provide excellent long-term holding power and maintain adhesion even at sub-zero temperatures. Offering excellent aging and weathering properties, these acrylic foam tapes will withstand thermal movement, yet will not absorb moisture or become brittle with age. All products are flexible, compressible and conformable for easy application to intricate contours.
Invisible within the assembly, Scapa acrylic foam tapes reduce the number of mechanical fasteners and welds required, which in turn creates a more aesthetically pleasing and lighter glass solar panel. Products are available in a range of thicknesses for varying applications.
For more information on Scapa AFT products, call 800-653-5316 or access the company's website at www.scapana.com.
Scapa North America develops innovative specialty adhesive films and tapes for a range of markets. Major markets include aerospace, athletics, automotive, cable, construction, electronics, hockey, industrial assembly, medical, pipeline and printing and graphics.
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