Encapsulants

Encapsulants

Solutia Launches New Vistasolar® EVA Encapsulant in Europe

DIETENHEIM, Germany - Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) announced today the launch of their new Vistasolar® 488 ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) encapsulant for solar module manufacturers based in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. This new formulation is designed to help module manufacturers lower the cost of manufacturing by improving production throughput and product yields. Solutia, the market leader for...

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Ellsworth Adhesives Offers Devcon Flame Retardant Products

GERMANTOWN, WI - May, 2011 - Ellsworth Adhesives, a leading global distributor of adhesive products and equipment, now offers Devcon Flame Retardant products including Devcon 5 Minute I-FR and Devcon 10 Minute Epoxy I-FR. Devcon Flame Retardant products are ideal for applications requiring a self-extinguishing structural system. The products are recommended for potting inserts and edge sealing...

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Epoxy Potting Compound meets NASA's outgassing requirements.
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Epoxy Potting Compound meets NASA's outgassing requirements.

Suited for casting, potting, and encapsulating, 20-3652 adheres to metals, ceramics, and plastics. Dielectric grade epoxy features Shore D hardness of 88, tensile strength of 9,000 psi, flexural strength of 15,000 psi, and operating temperature range of -65 to +160°C. When cured with Catalyst No. 190 and Catalyst No. 105, resin system meets NASA's outgassing requirements.

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Epoxy Potting Compound suits applications up to 365°F.
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Epoxy Potting Compound suits applications up to 365°F.

Intended for potting and encapsulating in electrical and electronic applications, Aremco-Bond(TM) 2315 provides flexural strength of 12,300 psi, volume resistivity of 1.0 x 1015, and dielectric strength of 480 V/mil. Black-pigmented, thermally conductive product offers resistance to acids, alkalis, organic fluids, and salts. Featuring mixed ratio of 100 parts resin to 25 parts hardener by weight,...

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Fast-Fixturing Bonding and Potting Products Speed Solar Junction Box Fabrication

Rapid Cure Silicones Virtually Eliminate Work-in-Process Rocky Hill, Conn. - To speed solar panel assembly and eliminate the need for racked parts, Henkel Corporation has introduced new fast-fixturing silicone adhesives and potting compounds for use on PV junction box assemblies. Developing fixture strength in just 2 to 3 minutes and handling strength in less than 20 minutes, UL 94-listed...

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Flexible Epoxy withstands cryogenic conditions.
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Flexible Epoxy withstands cryogenic conditions.

Serviceable over wide range of 4 K to 250°F, Polymer System EP37-3FLF cures at room temperature in 2-3 days or faster at elevated temperatures. Optically clear, 2-component epoxy offers non-critical 1:1 mix ratio and low mixed viscosity of 1,400-1,500 cps. With bond shear strength exceeding 2,000 psi and T-peel strength of 25 pli, flexible epoxy bonds to metals, glass, ceramics, rubber, and...

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Encapsulant Materials protect thin film solar modules.
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Encapsulant Materials protect thin film solar modules.

Because ionomer-based DuPont(TM) PV5400 Series is fundamentally resistant to moisture intrusion, it is possible to achieve lasting edge integrity without caulking or additional edge sealing. Compared with traditional EVA and PVB encapsulants, PV5400 Series has up to 100 times more electrical resistivity, offering modules optimized electrical insulation, which minimizes current leakage. Products...

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ALH SYSTEMS Obtains Ul94 V-0 Approval for Epoxy Resin System

Epoxy resin specialist ALH SYSTEMS LIMITED has received Approval to UL94 V-0 for its NP1003 encapsulation and potting resin. The low viscosity NP1003 resin system can be mixed and cured at ambient or elevated temperatures. The outstanding features of the NP1003 system are : o High gloss finish and excellent adhesion o Very good electrical strength o High thermal conductivity (0.9 W/m/°K) o...

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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...

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