Arkema to Present PV Product Portfolio at INTERSOLAR 2012
- Jun 14, 2012
Arkema is taking part from June 13th to 15th in INTERSOLAR 2012, one of the most important international tradefair devoted to solar technologies.
Arkema will exhibit its portfolio intented for PV panels manufacturers. The lifetime of solar panels spans 20 to 30 years. Therefore the solar panel's components have to deliver long-lasting top performances. A challenge taken up successfully by Arkema thanks to its polymers: Kynar® PVDF film, a key element in the design of the panel's backsheet and Evatane® EVA used for cells encapsulation.
To complement its EVA offer, Arkema developed specific organic peroxide grades allowing to speed up the curing of EVA used for the encapsulation and hence increase the production of PV panels.
Arkema has also recently developed Apolhya® Solar, a nanostructured thermoplastic for new-generation "thin layer" panels.
Arkema will be showcasing these products at its booth 450 / Hall A6.
A global chemical company and France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 40 countries, approximately 13,200 employees and 9 research centers, Arkema generates annual revenue of €5.9 billion and holds leadership positions in all of its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands. The world is our inspiration.
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