Adhesives Research is a leading developer and manufacturer of custom high performance adhesive tapes, specialty coatings, films and laminates in the Electronics, Engineered Tapes, Medical, Pharmaceutical and Splicing markets. Adhesives Research offers several sophisticated bonding technologies designed for bus bar, solar cell junction box, and encapsulation applications in crystalline and thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules.
As an alternative to traditional bonding methods such as soldering for electrical interconnects and liquid epoxies for encapsulation, the new PSA technologies from Adhesives Research offer PV manufacturers reliable bonds that deliver added functionality for enhancing the capabilities and performance of a variety of PV modules. Building upon its proven product track record, Adhesives Research advances the bonding technology options available to PV manufacturers for delivering enhanced product performance, stability and extended product lifespan. PSA tapes also offer a number of manufacturing benefits and efficiencies including ease-of-handling, continuous roll formats, and no messy clean-up.