Silicon solar cables perform in harsh weather conditions
Rated for voltages up to 42,000 VDC, Cicoil’s Silicone Jacketed Solar Power Cables have been designed to provide absolute reliability in solar panel interconnection and photovoltaic applications. These halogen-free cables are flame retardant, flexible and are said to perform exceptionally well when exposed to severe cold and heat (-65°C to +260°C). The company’s crystal-clear silicone encapsulation is resistant to tearing, and will not deform, break or wear during a lifetime of more than 10 million cycles, even under tight bending radius and constant flexing conditions. The ultra-durable silicone compound is "self-healing" from small punctures and cable jacket damage can easily be repaired in the field ensuring continued service life. The company asserts silicone extruded cables do not require external “armor” or conduit for protection, and are unaffected when exposed to UV-radiation, sunlight, ozone, abrasion, salt, coarse sand, submersion, acid rain, ice, vibration, shock, humidity, mechanical stress, many chemicals and difficult weather conditions.