Adhesives Research, Inc., a leading manufacturer of custom PSA tapes offers electrically conductive foil tape ARclad® 90038 as a bus bar material for highly reliable conductivity in thin film modules as well as tapes for wire management and assembly.
PSA Products Enhance Performance and Efficiency
Our PSAs are a flexible, effective bonding method that also bring added functionality, increased process efficiencies and bonding performance when compared to soldering, liquid epoxies and mechanical fasteners. Our 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
Applications for PSAs in Photovoltaic Modules
Our high-performance adhesive technologies can be developed into various product constructions to address the challenging bonding applications of the solar industry, including: Bus Bars; Module Frame Assembly & Mounting; Encapsulation in Flexible Film Modules; Cell Interconnects; Junction Box Mounting; and Wafer Positioning
Based in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, Adhesives Research also operates manufacturing facilities in Ireland and Colombia, has sales and marketing offices in Great Britain and Singapore, a representative office in Shanghai, China, and sales representation in Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
Additionally, Adhesives Research operates two technical centers for the design and development of custom adhesives, coatings and film components; one in Glen Rock, PA, and the other in Limerick, Ireland