BoPET - Applications - Solar, Marine and Aviation Applications

Solar, Marine and Aviation Applications

  • Metallized boPET is intended to be used for solar sails as an alternative means of propulsion for spacecraft such as Cosmos 1
  • Metallized boPET solar curtains reflect sunlight and heat away from windows.
  • Aluminized, as an inexpensive solar eclipse viewer, although care must be taken, because invisible fissures can form in the metal film, reducing its effectiveness.
  • High performance sails for sailboats and hanggliders
  • Use boPET films as the back face of the PV modules in solar panels
  • Metallized boPET as a reflector material for solar cooking stoves
  • To bridge control surface gaps on sailplanes, reducing profile drag

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