SCHOTT Unveils Thermally Activated Silicon
Adhesive for Use in PV and CSP Solar
Arrays, UV-LED and Glass-to-Metal Bonding
Deep UV-200 Engineered to be Highly UV Transmissive SCHOTT North America, Inc.
January 26, 2010 (at SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco) — San Francisco, Calif.
SCHOTT North America today unveiled its new Deep UV-200, a January 23 – 28, 2010
one-part thermally activated silicone adhesive, which is well suited Booth 1701
for a variety of applications that require high ultraviolet (UV),
visible and near infrared (IR) transmission, including photovoltaic
and concentrating solar arrays and UV-LED.
“SCHOTT’s Deep UV-200 is an advancement in thermal adhesive
technology showing excellent UV stability down to 200 nm,” said
Dr. Eric Urruti, Director of Research and Development for
SCHOTT North America. “Among its many applications,
SCHOTT’s innovative, highly UV transmissive silicon adhesive will
enable solar array systems to utilize more sunlight and in turn,
generate more energy.”
SCHOTT’s Deep UV-200 has been engineered to have low-
gassing, low reactivity to gamma and electron radiation and
thermal stability to 220°C. It also bonds well to a wide variety of
substrates and has a long shelf life.
Application for the Deep UV-200 is performed at 80° to 100°C by
spraying, dipping or casting. Curing is performed at 140° to 180°C
for 12 to 24 hours, depending on the flexibility desired (elastic or
SCHOTT is a technology-driven, international group that sees its core
purpose as the lasting improvement of living and working conditions
through special materials and high-tech solutions.
Its main areas of focus are defense, household appliance industry,
pharmaceutical packaging, optics and opto-electronics, information
technology, consumer electronics, lighting, automotive engineering and
SCHOTT has a presence in close proximity to its customers through
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highly efficient production and sales companies in all of its major
markets. The company has approximately 17,000 employees producing
worldwide sales of approximately $3 billion. In North America, SCHOTT’s
holding company SCHOTT Corporation and its subsidiary SCHOTT
North America, Inc. and their affiliates employ about 2,000 people in 13
production operations with 4 sales offices.
The company’s technological and economic expertise is closely linked
with its social and ecological responsibilities.
Advanced Materials & Coatings Research Scientist
Research and Technology Development
SCHOTT North America, Inc.
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