adhesive tapes for solar pv applications

Adhesive Tapes for Solar PV Applications

Solar-Panel-Diagram-2011Adhesives Research’s proven technologies deliver reliable bonds with enhanced performance characteristics to increase the functionality of thin film photovoltaics, polysilicon photovoltaic modules and concentrated solar thermal applications. Our pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) products offer a flexible, effective bonding method that improves process efficiencies and performance when compared to soldering, liquid epoxies and mechanical fasteners.

AR offers a wide range of proven standard products and expertise in polymer formulation, cutting-edge manufacturing and customization to quickly develop specialized adhesive components to meet our customers’ exact needs.

Our PSA products:

  • Bond instantly to low-surface energy surfaces
  • Conform to flexible constructions
  • Deliver uniform adhesive thickness
  • Demonstrate UV & environmental stability
  • Resist corrosion with electronically clean formulations
  • Demonstrate reliable & stable conductivity
  • Facilitate in-line process/roll-to-roll manufacturing

AR’s PSA technologies address the challenging bonding applications of photovoltaic modules, including:

 

Product Information
ARclad® 9032 Transfer film – 1 mil electrically conductive acrylic adhesive
ARclad® 92446 Double-coated foam tape – high performance foam bonding tape – 31 mil foam carrier coated both sides with moisture and temperature resistant low tack acrylic adhesive.
ARclad® 92709 Double-coated foam tape – high performance foam bonding tape – 40 mil foam carrier coated both sides with moisture and temperature resistant high tack acrylic adhesive.
ARclad® 92735 Double-coated dielectric tape- low outgassing, acid-free, ionically clean dielectric tape – 2 mil PET carrier coated both sides with 2 mil low outgassing, acid-free, ionically clean adhesive
ARclad® 92638 Single-coated dielectric tape- low outgassing, acid-free, ionically clean coverlay tape – 1 mil PET carrier coated with 1 mil low outgassing, acid-free, ionically clean adhesive
ARclad® 92925 Single-coated dielectric tape- temperature resistant, low outgassing, non-corrosive, ionically clean coverlay tape – 1 mil PET carrier coated with 0.75 mil temperature resistant low outgassing, non-corrosive, ionically clean adhesive
ARclad® 92486 2 mil permanent PSA with aggressive tack which is stable to high temperature and high humidity. It consists of a clear liner and one layer of electronically clean adhesive supported by 2 mil PET film designed for use for solar cell positioning and exhibits excellent non-yellowing properties.
ARclad® 92734 1 mil optically clear moisture barrier pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) transfer film. It is a hydrophobic adhesive with excellent thermoxidative and UV stability. It is supplied as an unsupported transfer film between release liners.