How is PowerFilm solar material made?
PowerFilm is manufactured using an internally developed, proprietary manufacturing processes. The core process is a true roll-to-roll process. The general process steps are Vacuum Deposition (Back Metal, Amorphous Silicon, Transparent Top Contact), Printing and Laser Scribing, Bus Bar/Lead Attachment, Encapsulation, and Die Cutting. PowerFilm is patterned on a 13-inch wide web on a roll up to 2400 feet long.
Take a look behind the scenes into our innovative production process and learn how we turn raw solar film into finished products for companies, the United States military and consumers everywhere. (First video segment produced by Definition Media Ltd as part of the Wicked Inventions series)