SNEC 2016: M10 Industries showcasing 3D simulation of ‘Kubus’ stringer

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The new stringer system is said deploy four independent ribbon supplies, enabling uninterrupted production, which is claimed to result in €4.5 million in additional turnover per year for module manufacturers with no extra costs for machine, labour and facilities. Image: M10 Industries

PV module manufacturing equipment specialist M10 Industries is using SNEC 2016 to highlight its new ‘Kubus MTS 5000’ stringer via 3D simulation demonstrations at the event being held this week in Shanghai, China.

The new stringer system is said deploy four independent ribbon supplies, enabling uninterrupted production, which is claimed to result in €4.5 million in additional turnover per year for module manufacturers with no extra costs for machine, labour and facilities. 

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The Kubus MTS 5000 also comes with a precise ribbon length adjustment per each string so that no additional ribbon cutting is required and overall ribbon consumption is claimed to be lower than with traditional stringer systems.  Material cost savings are claimed to be approximately €75,000 per year. 

M10 Industries noted that it had already completed pre-acceptance tests by a customer for two Kubus systems and were ready for shipping. 

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