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Solar glass manufacturer f | solar GmbH starts series production of 2 mm thin solar glass with low iron-oxide content

Post Time:Jul 02,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:51

The company f | solar GmbH presents in this year at the „Intersolar Europe 2013“ in Munich a solar float glass with a thickness of only 2 mm and a very low iron content.     

Initially made in series production, this glass is heat-strengthened and provided with extremely robust and homogenous antireflection coating. This product with the name f | solarfloat HT is optimally suited for long-life and low-weight Glass-Glass-PV-Modules of the latest generation.

- Specifically suited for Glass-Glass-PV-Modules of new design
- Being the first solar glass manufacturer, f | solar GmbH files an application for the allgemeine bauaufsichtliche Zulassung ‘national technical approval’ (abZ) for 2 mm thick heat-strengthened glass with the Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik (DiBt) in Berlin

The float glass technology ensures consistent high quality of thin glass:

The new solar glass is exclusively made on the basis of the float glass technology. This well-tried process ensures the maintenance of tight manufacturing tolerances and low defect density as decisive advantages for the following processes, such as tempering.

The high pre-stressing rate of glass is a decisive prerequisite for the strength of the Glass-Glass-PV-Laminate. Therefore, the ultra-modern continuous tempering furnace of f | solar ensures optimum results with regard to planeness and bending tensile strength. With its typical bending tensile strength of 120 N / mm² this heat-strengthened 2 mm solar glass even exceeds the standard requirements for 4 mm standard glass. Being the first solar glass manufacturer, f | solar GmbH filed its application for the allgemeine bauaufsichtliche Zulassung ‘national technical approval’ (abZ) for 2 mm thick heat-strengthened glass with the Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik (DiBt) in Berlin.

f | solarfloat HT is provided with extremely robust and homogenous mono-broadband antireflection coating under purest vacuum conditions so that some 94% of energy transmission (TePV) are ensured. Therefore, the glass is optimally suited for silicon solar cells with selective emitter technology.

You may get more information about solar glass of f | solar GmbH by visiting the joint exhibition of the federal state Saxony-Anhalt in Hall A5 booth 240.

f | solar GmbH - Glass made for the sun!

The company f | solar puts the focus on industrial manufacture and marketing of highly transmissive solar glass with specifically low iron content and with efficient, extremely robust and long-life AR-coating.

f | solar is a Joint Venture between AGC / Interpane and the Dutch Scheuten Group, two multi-national undertakings with some 100 years of experience in the field of high-grade glass production.

Industrial and consistently high-quality solar glass production from one source!

Some 250 experts are employed for production in the most modern and fully integrated solar glass works in Germany with up to 700 metric tons per day of extremely low-iron solar float glass. Of course the highest standards of environmental protection are met. Green products – Green production site.

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