Plastecs Company

Solar Equipment Manufacturers
Phone
Address

P.O. Box 578
Webster, MA 01570
United States

Types of Energy
Solar Electric PV
Coordinates

42.0542919, -71.845274

Contact Name
Plastecs Company
Market
Commercial Properties

What is a Solar cell? It is generally a square or round (it can also be cut into any shape there of such as a triangle and any size ex. 1 1/2 in x 1/2" etc) wafer thin piece of silicon that has chemical properties that allow it to generate a flow of electrons when a photon from light ( from the Sun, or a lamp ) strikes it's surface.

Faqs

 

What is a Solar cell? It is generally a square or round (it can also be cut into any shape there of such as a triangle and any size ex. 1 1/2 in x 1/2" etc) wafer thin piece of silicon that has chemical properties that allow it to generate a flow of electrons when a photon from light ( from the Sun, or a lamp ) strikes it's surface.

Can I run something, or charge a battery with a Solar Cell? No, and yes....generally you need to connect a quantity of Solar Cells together to achieve the proper Voltage and Current (Amps) to power or Charge a given device.

What is Voltage and Amps? It is advisable to look at it as water in a garden hose. The pressure that the water comes out of the hose at is similar to Voltage. How much of a flow is the Amps. You can have a lot of Voltage but very little Amps and vice versa.

Are Solar Cells rated in DC or AC voltage? DC. DC is Direct Current. AC is Alternating Current.

What is a Solar panel? A Solar Panel is any grouping of 2 or more Solar Cells that are connected together (usually by soldering using thin flat wire) and then either glued or encapsulated onto a base board (metal or plastic...or even wood) then placed in sunlight to generate a given amount of electricity to 1. Run a device, or 2. Charge a battery.

Do we accept Purchase Orders? Sometimes. Recently we have had some problems with this method. Please contact us for more info before ordering this way.

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