Published On: Wed, Apr 15th, 2009

PolyOne launches ECCOH compounds for solar panel cables

PolyOne Corporation, a provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, has added compounds for cables used in solar panels to its portfolio of sustainable solutions. The protective cable insulation and jacketing made from PolyOne’s ECCOH compounds can be found in solar cells that convert sunlight into electricity.

According to Murielle Chuzeville, PolyOne’s general manager of low smoke and fume, zero halogen compounds, global installations of photovoltaic are growing 30% annually, the new materials offered by PolyOne will respond to market demand for solar panels.

ECCOH products are highly flame retardant, non-corrosive, offer low toxicity and smoke density, and are classified as a PolyOne Sustainable Solution. PolyOne markets and provides technical support to solar cable producers implementing ECCOH products throughout the world.