Solar Manufacturer warns of material error in sockets




The German manufacturer of solar panels Solar AS Abwicklung und Service AG reports that a number of series solar panels of the brand Aleo contain a manufacturing defect in the sockets. The sockets can become loose causing the electrical contacts are exposed.

The company has a website put online which provides an explanation of a safety warning which is also published in various newspapers. It is aleo solar modules of the type S_02, S_03 and S_73. Problematic panels to identify via the serial numbers, reports the German manufacturer.

The danger with this solar panels consists in the fact that sockets, which contain behind the panels are attached, a production fault. This allows the locking clips can break off and fall off the cover there. The electrical contacts that become exposed deliver the risk of potentially fatal electric shock on. In series connection of panels the voltage can amount to up to 1000V. The production error would be no fire, so does the German testing institute TÜV SÜD determined.

AS Abwicklung und Solar Service emphasizes that individuals should not attempt to make repairs, but that they should use the installer. Installers were replaced free of charge sockets when an appointment is made


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