Comprehensive Line of Henkel Products Support Solar Cell and Module Assembly and Installation

Adhesives, Sealants and Cleaners Help Harness the Power of the Sun...

Rocky Hill, Conn. - To reduce costs and improve the reliability of sensitive photovoltaic devices, Henkel Corporation offers a comprehensive line of adhesives, sealants and cleaners for PV manufacturing and installation. These high tech products comply with relevant standards of the photovoltaic industry and are widely used in a range of applications from silicon wafer production to installation of huge solar arrays.

Henkel products include structural adhesives, elastomers, thermally and/or electrically conductive materials, die attach adhesives, encapsulants, sealants, molding compounds and cleaners. These products are specifically designed for:

- silicon wafer production including ingot bonding and wafer cleaning; concentrator module production including solar cell bonding, housing assembly, and glass/PMMA lens bonding and sealing;

- crystalline and thinfilm module production including junction box potting/fixturing/bonding/sealing, module framing/mounting, and electrically conductive bonding;

- frameless thinfilm module production including frameless sealing and module mounting; and

- building integrated photovoltaic with flexible modules including laminating on plastic or metal panels, laminating on flexible roofing membranes, weather/UV protection, and junction box potting and bonding.

Henkel products for solar production are offered under the Loctite®, P3®, Teroson®, Multicore®, Hysol®, Macromelt®, Purmelt® and Liofol® brands.

For more information on Henkel products for solar cell production, call 1-800-562-8483 or visit A copy of the company's brochure on solar products, Solutions for the Photovoltaic Industry, is available online at or by calling 1-888-427-3676 or emailing and requesting LT-6101.

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs about 50,000 people and reported sales of $18.86 billion and adjusted operating profit of $1.84 billion in fiscal 2009. Henkel's preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX and the company ranks among the Fortune Global 500.

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