DOW’s Photovoltaic Materials Selection Guide

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The Power of Innovative Solutions

As the global photovoltaic (PV) market continues to grow, the demand for durable, reliable and better performing solar modules is critical. Dow delivers a wide base of chemistries and technologies in high-performance materials – tested to meet the specific requirements of the solar industry – that help to create more reliable solar modules.

Built on more than 50 years of expertise, DOW is collaborating with leading solar companies to improve the durability, longevity, and performance of photovoltaic systems. We understand that materials drive innovation and are helping to solve the challenges in module manufacturing by leveraging our silicone and polyolefin chemistries. DOWs’ proven materials technologies are enabling PV module manufacturers to explore novel and more efficient designs. The designs for tomorrow’s renewable energy needs.

Offering encapsulants and potting for your electronic components, rail bonding, frame sealing and junction box adhesives, repair and protective coatings, and materials for optics, DOW can help to make your applications more efficient, and more reliable. Dow is innovating in decorative glass coatings for photovoltaic modules to enhance the aesthetics of the module. Contact us to hear more about this exciting innovation.

Let us help you create modules with longer service life and better reliability.



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EN 45545 Railway Applications

This white paper examines the european standard EN 45545 Fire protection for passenger railway vehicles. 

Filling of gaps and trailing edges
Bonding of sensors and current conductors
Repair, fixing of inserts and added elementsof inserts and added elements
Casing repair and bonding
Tooling with high temperature resistance
Union of added elements: Vortex, Serrations, etc.
Bonding of Nacelle
Control Shaft & Components
Protection of Screws & Components for Export
Sealing of Assembled Parts