Supporting Solar Energy by Improving Photovoltaic Cells
Teflon™ FEP (fluorinated ethylene propylene) films make an excellent substitute for glass in low-power photovoltaic systems. Used as the module’s top layer, Teflon™ FEP film brings a high level of light transmittance in the solar cell's operating frequency range.
Unbreakable solar panels measure 250 x 500 mm, weigh as little as 500 grams, and can be combined with electronic components to provide roof-mounted ventilation systems for motor coaches, mobile shops, trucks, ambulances, and fire engines.
Teflon™ FEP Film Offers Enhanced Properties Over Glass
The characteristics found in Teflon™ FEP film enhance the products on which they are used, including optical transparency and lighter weight. In this application, Teflon™ FEP film:
- Weighs less and is less fragile than glass
- Facilitates a high level of light transmittance
- Offers excellent mechanical strength
- Significantly reduces degradation over long periods of time