Henkel launches Terostat MS 500 Hot-Melt Sealant to Bond Crystalline Solar Modules

Posted on 5/15/2013 2:39:56 PM By ASC

Terostat MS 500 is a new hot-melt sealant made by Henkel Ltd. Henkel’s silane-modified polymer compounds create an elastic bond that is resistant to vibrations. They may be used on medium to large surfaces and are particularly useful in washing machines and vehicles. However, Terostat MS 500 was made specifically for use sealing crystalline solar modules. Terostat MS 500 grabs very rapidly with high bond strength to allow immediate handling. Within 20 to 30 minutes the adhesive is cured using moisture absorption to create cross-linking. It is effective with a wide range of materials of differing thermal expansion properties, and has a broad temperature range. In production, Terostat MS 500 can improve the aesthetic of the final product while reducing costs and overall weight.