Solar-Flex provides bonding power 09 April 2013

WEICON GmbH & Co KG from Germany has developed Solar-Flex, a special product for bonding and sealing numerous joints in the photovoltaic industry.

Solar-Flex is an elastic one-component adhesive and sealant on a MS polymer base, free of silicone, isocyanate and solvents.

This WEICON product has a high initial bonding power and a fast development of adhesive strength that makes it suitable for applications on vertical surfaces both indoor and outdoor.

Solar-Flex is used for fixing and sealing parts in solar power systems, junction boxes, marking systems, metalworking, ventilation and air conditioning and can also be used wherever silicone or products containing silicone are not permitted or desired.

Since 1947, WEICON GmbH & Co KG has been producing speciality products for the industry in Germany. The range of products includes special adhesives and sealants, technical sprays and high-performance assembly pastes and greases for all areas of industry - from production over repair up to maintenance. Another field of activity is the development, sales and distribution of stripping tools.

The company headquarters is located in Münster, Germany. WEICON has subsidiaries in Dubai, Canada, Turkey and Romania and is represented by WEICON partners in more than 70 countries all over the world.

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