Press Release Summary:
Designed to reduce risks and complexity of installations in field, Ground Mount Tracker (GMT) features maintenance-free split bearings that allow for fluid rotation of torque tube and withstand 30X dynamic load and 70X static load. Plug-n-play controller, included as standard,Â is intuitively designed to drive pairs of actuators on shared foundations. Features such as slip-on PTFE bearings, beam clips, and Hilti powder-actuated fastenersÂ simplify installation.
Original Press Release:
Unirac Introduces the Ground Mount Tracker (GMT) at Intersolar North America 2013
Practical Innovation drives simplicity with the latest solution from the industry's leading PV Mounting Manufacturer
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Unirac, Inc., a Hilti Group Company and the leading provider of high quality, competitive PV mounting solutions in North America, is introducing a new PV tracker system at the Intersolar North America 2013 tradeshow opening tomorrow at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. The Unirac Ground Mount Tracker, or "GMT," has redefined "simplicity," offering installers an easy to assemble, high-quality, and low-maintenance tracker solution.
"The Unirac GMT is the result of years of proven performance from a company that has made quality service a priority," says Peter Lorenz, Unirac CEO. "This product is designed to reduce project costs, as well as the risks and complexity of installations in the field. We believe that excellence starts does not stop with the product. Our comprehensive services assist contractors with everything from project management and foundation design to installation training, commissioning, and permit support."
Reliability is a key feature of Unirac's GMT. Maintenance-free split bearings allow for fluid rotation of the torque tube and are engineered to withstand 30 times the dynamic load, 70 times the static load. The GMTs actuator is a proven technology used for more than 100 years in the automotive industry. Tested for harsh environments, installers will also benefit from reduced copper, power requirements, wiring and trenching from traditional drive systems.
In addition, the tracker comes standard with a "plug-n-play" controller, intuitively designed to drive pairs of actuators on shared foundations. All of these features reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) for solar installation, removing unnecessary material, substantially reducing labor requirements and increases the overall strength and reliability of solar racking over the long term.
"The GMT is a simple and efficiently designed tracker that offers a surprising amount of features that save time and money on the job site," says December Cowen, Unirac Senior Product Manager. "Innovative features like the slip-on Teflon bearings, beam clips, and Hilti powder-actuated fasteners, establish smart new standards and create a simpler installation process."
The GMT is also backed by an industry leading structural performance warranty of 20 years. Unirac's full line of innovative PV mounting solutions, including the GMT, is on display at Intersolar, booth 9411 through Thursday, July 11.In addition, please join December Cowen at the Innovation and Application Stage on Wednesday July 10(th) at 10:30am Moscone West, Level 3, Booth 9659.
About Unirac Inc. ®Unirac, a Hilti Group Company is North America's leading provider of infrastructure for solar power systems. Recognized as an industry innovator on both the product and process side, Unirac is one of the fastest growing companies in the solar industry. Unirac has achieved certifications for both ISO 9001:2008 for QMS and ISO 14001:2004 for EMS and OHSAS 18001:2007 for safety. Unirac's industrial-grade solar mount solutions meet 'Made in America', 'Buy American', ARRA and Ontario Power Authority FIT and microFIT criteria. For more information about Unirac, please visit http://www.unirac.com.
Media Contact: Elizabeth Dominick, Unirac, Inc., 505-242-6411, firstname.lastname@example.org