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.