Method of installing a strain relief apparatus to a solar cell

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9899554
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14985383

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Methods are disclosed for assembling PV modules using connectors that have strain relief elements. Strings can be inspected individually and dimensional information can be obtained to layup the strings into a PV module in a specific manner. Portions of the strings can be soldered using elevators to lift connectors into place, and then applying heat to both sides of the connector.

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SOLARCITY CORPORATION3055 CLEARVIEW WAY SAN MATEO CA 94402

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Heng, Jiunn Benjamin San Mateo, US 52 618
Xu, Zheng San Mateo, US 263 3988
Yang, Bobby San Mateo, US 34 207

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