Flexible Solar Panels
Flexible Solar Panels
Born to work well even in particularly difficult circumstances and under heavy mechanical stresses typical of extreme ocean racing, the photovoltaic module "SOLBIANFLEX" is a true revolution in the field for the high efficiency never achieved by a light and flexible panel and for the outstanding resistance to weather and degrading agents such as thermal shock, fog and salt water, solar radiation and shocks (can be walked on). The panel is made of special polymers selected by researchers of CNR, a patented technology.
Solar 4 RVs™ is the Australia and New Zealand importer of Solbian products.
Marine grade Solbian (Italian made) premium solar panelsare flexible, lightweight, extremely powerful and resistant to the harsh operating conditions of the marine environment.
We have a range of German made Votronic products with conformal coating in stock, for example solar charge controllers and battery monitors. We can also order in any product from the Votronic catalogue.
Rigid Solar Panels
PV solar system protection
Deep Cycle AGM Batteries
MPPT Solar Charge Controllers/Regulators
If you want to determine what size and combination of products are best suited to you go to the Assess Your Needs page.
Our FAQ pagehas more detailed information about solar power and its components.
For prices and purchases go to our Prices and Purchase page.
The Our Products page has further information about the various products available.
We have a range of products suitable for the marine environment.
There are many factors to consider, particularly shading, humidity and salty environment.
Products need to be:
Feel free to phone us to discuss your particular needs whether you are adding to, or replacing an existing system or installing a new system.
Thin - only 3.0mm;
Lightweight - the 135 W panel is only 2.4 kg;
Semi-flexible - bendable up to 30 degrees;
A range of sizes in stock:
18W, 30W, 60W, 100W, 110W, 120W & 135W
Other sizes by special order.
To view the Blue Sea Systems product range download the Blue Sea Systems Product List
Blue Sea Systems designs and manufactures AC and DC electrical products engineered to withstand the demanding applications in marine and specialised vehicle electrical systems. Products are manufactured in Bellingham, Washington and distributed worldwide. We can order any product from the product list.
To read more about the Victron marine technology see the Victron Energy marine website page
A range of Victron Solar Charge Controllers are fully potted
Compact, portable solar panel pack with 10mtr extension cable and wateproof controller. These high efficiencypanels have a canvas backing (no glass or frames) and fold up into a carry bag size.
For more information, specifications, and prices go to our Portable Fold-up Solar Panel page
SunPower E20® series cells were developed in the US and capture significantly more sunlight and conduct more electrical current than other solar cells. Solar panels containing SunPower E20® series cells are the highest efficiency panel available on the market today, providing more power in the same amount of space. Efficiency refers to the percentage of sunlight hitting the panel that gets converted into electricity therefore a higher panel efficiency means that the panel can generate more power.
These Monocrystalline panels made in China are thin, lightweight and semi-flexible. We tested them and found they are non-slip if walking on them with aqua shoes and most sneakers but they can be slippery with bare feet or thongs/flip-flops. Walking on the panels however should be avoided where possible as a point load could cause damage to the cells.
The panels can be permanently installed using adhesive sealant or VHB tape or temporary installation is an option using eyelets provided at each corner or zips.
These panels carry our Solar 4 RVs brand so we monitor the factory quality carefully and inspect and test each panel before delivery to the customer.
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To view the Victron marine technology brochure download the Victron Energy Marine Brochure
White or black panels;
Eyelets in each corner or no eyelets;
Junction Box on top, underneath or no JB;
Zips can be attached by your canvas machinist or sailmaker who can easily sew them on after purchase.
To view the full Votronic product range download the Votronic 2014 catalogue
For more information about Votronic products go to our products page
Portable Solar Panels
LCD Dual Battery Voltmeter
Battery Temperature Sensor
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