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June 23rd, 2008

Luigi Bandera: Nanotech division to produce solar power films

Abstract:
Extrusion machinery producer Luigi Bandera (Busto Arsizio / Italy; www.luigibandera.com) has established a nanotech division centred on polymer sheets for solar power installations. The formation of the division stems from a new patent for films with up to 12 layers, designed for applications in the solar industry.

Bandera expects the technology to cut production costs and offer the industry an alternative to the more commonly used silicate glass. It is currently investigating the use of nanomaterials, for example nano clay and other fillers, to improve the mechanical properties of the sheets.

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