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The MC4 connector line from Stäubli continues to evolve with the solar industry

The MC4 connector line from Stäubli continues to evolve with the solar industry

September 11, 2019 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Stäubli has provided connection technology to the global solar industry since the beginning (it’s impossible to imagine the market without it, really), and the evolution of its product line continues to move right along with all of the changes in the solar market itself. The original MC4 is no longerRead More

Wire you doing that? Top four solar installation wire management issues

Wire you doing that? Top four solar installation wire management issues

April 23, 2019 at 8:01 am Comments are Disabled

1. Cross-mating Cross-mating, which refers to the plugging of connectors from different manufacturers (between modules to optimizers/microinverters, modules to field-connectors, optimizers to field connectors or field connectors to the BOS system) is one of the most common PV wiring mistakes. In fact, the EU-funded Solar Bankability Project’s Failure Modes andRead More

Get Connected: Best practices for eliminating PV connector failures

Get Connected: Best practices for eliminating PV connector failures

April 9, 2019 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

PV connectors play a crucial role in the wiring of solar arrays. As designed and if correctly installed, they provide a high-voltage, high-current, low-resistance DC connection in a housing that is water-tight, temperature-resilient, UV and wire-pull-resistive over the 25-year-plus life of the solar installation. In addition, their snap- together connectionRead More

HellermannTyton releases solar wire management exclusively for First Solar modules

HellermannTyton releases solar wire management exclusively for First Solar modules

March 6, 2019 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

HellermannTyton just released the Series 6 RPC Hanger and Series 6 Fir Tree Fastener, specifically designed to fit the new Series 6 solar modules manufactured by First Solar. The parts’ purpose-driven design makes them the only fasteners offering a complete wire management solution. The Series 6 RPC Hanger can beRead More

HellermannTyton adds Flex to adhesive cable tie mounts

HellermannTyton adds Flex to adhesive cable tie mounts

July 25, 2018 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

HellermannTyton announces FlexTack, a new line of adhesive cable tie mounts designed to adhere to curved and moderately angled surfaces. Available immediately, the product enables installers to route wires, cables and hoses along areas that were once considered off limits. The mounts incorporate a high-bond acrylic adhesive pad on oneRead More

Aw Snap: We look at the Solar Raceway wire management solution

Aw Snap: We look at the Solar Raceway wire management solution

May 23, 2018 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

Fresh eyes are valuable every now and then. That was the position New York Manufacturing found itself in when it was approached by a large building products company to assist with its wire management needs. Their solar installations were continually plagued by one common theme: wire management. Like many otherRead More

New Button Mount with Cable Tie and Locking Clamp now available from HellermannTyton

New Button Mount with Cable Tie and Locking Clamp now available from HellermannTyton

May 23, 2018 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

HellermannTyton, a specialist in the design and manufacture of robust solar fasteners, announces a high-performance Button Mount with Cable Tie and Locking Clamp. The two products fit the predrilled holes of most solar modules. They are rated for extended life in demanding outdoor environments and available for immediate shipping. TheRead More

Heyco introduces four new cable tie products

Heyco introduces four new cable tie products

March 16, 2018 at 1:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Heyco has recently added multiple new products to its already extensive line of Cable Ties including Nylon 12, Blind Mount, Releasable, and HEYBite Cable Ties. Let’s meet the newbies. Heyco Nylon 12 Cable Ties are weather/UV resistant and suitable for high moisture, corrosive (zinc chloride and dilute acids) and lowRead More

Advanced Cable Ties, Inc. announces another significant new product introduction, NYLON 12 Cable Ties, molecularly designed to withstand the harsh rays of the sun and corrosive outdoor elements. (PRNewsfoto/Advanced Cable Ties)

Advanced Cable Ties debuts new Nylon 12 tie for solar installations

November 1, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Advanced Cable Ties, Inc. announces another significant new product introduction, NYLON 12 Cable Ties, molecularly designed to withstand the harsh rays of the sun and corrosive outdoor elements. The unique properties of Nylon 12 make it the choice for engineers designing for Solar and Wind Power Applications as well asRead More

SnapNrack debuts new universal wire clamp (compatible with Enphase Q Cables)

SnapNrack debuts new universal wire clamp (compatible with Enphase Q Cables)

October 2, 2017 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

At Solar Power International, SnapNrack debuted its new Universal Wire Clamp, which will further enhance the company’s wire management solutions to reduce solar installation times and lower installations costs for customers. The new SnapNrack Universal Wire Clamp is perfect for managing PV Wires and Enphase Q Cables on the roof. InRead More