Looking for long-term performance, durability, and safety for solar panels? Choose PV backsheet materials wisely!
Article by: EQ International
PV backsheets need to have an optimum blend of three key properties – weatherability, mechanical strength, and adhesion – to perform in harsh climates for 30 years and enable reliable and safe operation of PV modules. Fluoropolymers, in general, provide excellent weatherability. However, not all fluoropolymers possess good mechanical strength, adhesion or both.
In this article we discuss many unknown facts associated with Tedlar® PVF and PVDF fluoropolymer-based backsheets