Grounding Clip and Cabling suit solar power installations.

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Providing grounding for solar panels and related products, SolKlip Connectors have 4 points of electrical contact and are suited for use with 12-10 AWG uninsulated copper wire. They can be installed with pliers and Phillips screwdriver and can be reused several times. Made from high conductivity copper alloy, Solar AWG Cable provides UV resistance in outdoor PV and solar panel installations. It is available in 500 or 1,000 ft reels in 10, 12, or 14 AWG wire size.

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Electrical Grounding Clip and Cabling for Solar Power Installations

New SolKlip Grounding Connectors and Solar AWG Cable Round out Tyco Electronics PV Line

HARRISBURG, Pa. - July 10, 2007 - Tyco Electronics has bolstered its line of SOLARLOK photovoltaic (PV) interconnect products with SolKlip grounding connectors and solar AWG cable. The SOLARLOK line of photovoltaic interconnect products is a complete system for OEM producers of PV modules, cells and other support equipment and hardware. Electrical contractors and PV system installers and integrators also use SOLARLOK interconnect products in residential and commercial construction.

The SolKlip grounding connector provides quick and convenient grounding for solar panels and related products. SolKlip grounding connectors have four points of electrical contact and are for use with 12-10 AWG uninsulated copper wire. The product can be installed with pliers and a Phillips screwdriver. SolKilp grounding connectors can be re-used several times and meet "tooled extraction" requirements.

Solar AWG cable provides ultraviolet resistant performance in outdoor PV and solar panel installations. The cable is available in 500 or 1000 foot reels in either 10AWG, 12 AWG or 14AWG wire size. Installers and OEMs typically use solar AWG cable as a wire jumper between solar panels, solar roofing tiles and between panels and AC/DC inverters. Solar AWG cable is made from a UV resistant jacket material and high conductivity copper alloy and is UL approved for solar installations.

For more information on SolKlip grounding connectors, Solar AWG cable or the entire line of SOLARLOK photovoltaic connection products, please contact Tyco Electronics' technical support center at 800-522-6752 or send an email to

Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions and wireless systems, with 2006 sales of US$12.8 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in industries from automotive, appliances and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With over 8,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage. More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at

Paul Lavenberg
Tyco Electronics
2800 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057
717-592-2409 tel
717-592-6146 fax

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