AGFA Gevaert Files Patent Application for a Backsheet for Photovoltaic Modules

  • Press release
  • Kolkata
  • February 18, 2016 1:28 PM CET

Belgium-based AGFA Gevaert filed patent application for a backsheet for photovoltaic modules. The inventors are Van Aert Hubertus, Vercruysse Geert and McKie Simon.

AGFA Gevaert filed the patent application on Nov. 5, 2015. The patent application number is 10286/DELNP/2015 A. The international classification number is H01L31/048.

The abstract of the patent published by the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks states: "A backsheet (1) for a photovoltaic module (5) comprising a support (10) and a primer (11) provided on a side of the support facing a sealing layer (2) the primer comprising an acrylic resin and a crosslinking agent characterized in that the acrylic resin is a copolymer comprising at least 5 wt % of an acrylate monomer unit containing a UV absorbing group and at least 2 wt % of an acrylate monomer unit containing a crosslinkable group both relative to the total weight of monomer units."

The Patent was published in the Issue No. 06/2016 of the Patent Office Journal on Feb. 5,