Adhesives Magazine

tesa tape inc. Enters Solar Energy Market (7/20/09)

July 20, 2009

tesa tape inc., an affiliate of tesa SE, a global leader in the manufacture and supply of pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes, has announced the availability of products for the solar energy industry. The company’s entry into the renewable energies market is part of a global company strategy and “focus on environment” initiative.

The tesa offering includes myriad adhesive tapes for the intricate components harbored within a solar panel. During the production process, specially formulated tesa® double-sided tapes are used to permanently attach various parts of the solar cell. The specialized adhesive/tape backing combinations for these double-sided tapes are built to last the lifetime of the solar panel. The tesa double-sided tape family includes tesa 4957, tesa 62934 and tesa 62936, each with slightly different thicknesses and adhesion levels to ensure an exact match to every application.

For more information, visit www.tesatape.com.