Kömmerling Chemische Fabrik to exhibit latest solar and photovoltaic products at Intersolar, Munich, June 12-14, 2008

Date: 8 May 2008
Source: Kömmerling Chemische Fabrik
Kömmerling Chemische Fabrik, a leading supplier of sealants and adhesives for the glass and glazing market will be exhibiting, on Stand B5.110 its latest range of adhesives and sealants designed specifically for use in solar and photovoltaic installations.

Kömmerling is sharing the stand with Apollon Solar, a supplier of turnkey solar systems and the driving force behind the recently launched NICE (New Industrial Cells Encapsulation) technology for photovoltaic systems.

Commenting on the exhibition, Ernst Semar, product manager at Kömmerling, said; “Solar and photovoltaic installations are becoming ever more popular in both the commercial and domestic market place. This exhibition provides us with the opportunity to demonstrate and talk to leading manufacturers, suppliers and installers about our latest products, HelioSeal and HelioGlaze, and how they can help in ensuring an efficient and reliable installation.”

The use of HelioSeal is revolutionising the production of thin film modules for photovoltaic use. The traditional laminating process is very time consuming but the combination of this new spacer with the latest applications equipment means a thin film module can be sealed every 30 seconds. HelioSeal is impervious to water vapour and has good stability under UV light combined with good resistance to high temperatures.

Kömmerling has also identified that one of the keys to increasing the efficiency of solar panels is to improve the thermal resistance of the Flat– Plate Solar collectors located within them. In order to achieve higher levels, manufacturers of these panels need a special double glass with anti-reflective properties and a low-e coating. This is a microscopically thin, virtually invisible, metal or metallic oxide layer deposited directly onto the surface of a glass pane. The low-e coating reduces the infrared radiation from a warm pane of glass to a cooler pane resulting in a higher solar gain. Kömmerling has responded to this with the introduction of HelioGlaze, a new heat resistant sealant specifically for use in this niche market.

For more information on these and other products in the Kömmerling range please visit the company’s website, www.koe-chemie.com or contact Ernst Semar on tel: +49 (0) 6331 56-2520. Information about Apollon Solar can be found at www.apollonsolar.com

Background Note

Kömmerling Chemische Fabrik GmBH is a leading international manufacturer of high-quality adhesives and sealants and part of ADCO Global Inc. Its European headquarters and extensive research and development facilities are in Pirmasens, Germany and it has a network of subsidiaries, sales offices and sales partners, in more than 80 different countries. Members of the group have over 100 years experience of the development of adhesives and sealants. In particular the company has established itself as an innovative market leader in provision of Polysulfide, Polyurethane and Polyisobutylene sealants for the insulating glass and automotive industries.

Kömmerling Chemische Fabrik has been awarded ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification. Kommerling UK is a long standing member of the BASA (British Adhesive & Sealants Association) and the GGF (Glass and Glazing Federation).

Kommerling UK is completely independent from the PVC profiles and sheets manufacturer which bears the same name.

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