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Build your own solar panel UKs PV expert KnowYourPlanet

36 6x6 monocrystalline solar cell kit for DIY panel

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36 6x6 B-grade monocrystalline solar cell kit for DIY solar panel

This 36 6x6 solar cell kit includes all the components necessary to generate your own of solar power. The included B grade cells are extremely high efficiency, although they may have slight chips or cosmetic damage. A typical configuration is 36 cells in a panel for approx. 22 volts and up to 8 amps.

Each kit includes:
36pcs 6x6 monocristalline solar cells
1 Flux pen
24m tabbing wire
2m buss bar
1 x 10A 45V Schottky Blocking Diode
Please see exact specification below.

DIY solar cells are the cheapest way to generate electricity from the sun for small projects. Building panels from solar cells is highly educational - both electrically and mechanically - and provides days of fun in the sun for those of us who like to build for the sheer pleasure of it. They are also versatile, as you can customise your voltage/current to suit your needs in a way that is impossible with pre-assembled panels. PV cells have a rated lifetime of +20 years if they are maintained and housed correctly. KnowYourPlanet have sold over 1 million solar cells to date, so you can trust us to supply solar cells which work and are sourced from trusted manufacturers in Europe.

We recommend that you mount the cells effectively to ensure a long lifetime, low corrosion and cracking. There are several options for this such as setting the cells inside a double-glazed window, or potting the cells in a liquid silicon like QSIL 216 (alternatively simply paint it to the surface to protect the cells from corrosion, your liquid silicon goes much further this way). We also recommend you use a good soldering iron, we sell the 80w Antex which is well priced and works beautifully. You must also have a good surface to solder onto, like smooth porcelain, glass or special thermally insulated soldering work desk. 

If you are looking for bigger installations please don't hesitate to contact us, we also have a wide range of solar panels, inverters, batteries and much more available at very competitive prices.

Happy soldering,
The KnowYourPlanet team

36x individual 6”x 6” monocrystalline PV solar cells, slightly damaged or chipped, 16.5% cell efficiency
The solar cells are produced by a major international manufacturer.
For a single complete mono cell the output is approx 3.75W. If a cell has a part fractured off, the output is proportionally reduced.
Cells typical voltage is 0.62 in direct sunlight.
A typical sample of cells is as shown on the picture.
Cells are sold without warranty.

0.2mm thick, 5mm wide

Tabbing wire
0.2 mm thick, 2mm wide

Rosin flux pen 12ml Surface Mount no clean soldering
These flux pens are excellent for any soldering required for your DIY solar panel.

    * Surface Mount Rework Flux Pens
    * A quick drying, mildly activated (RMA type), no-clean flux in a pen form, ideal for removing and replacing surface mount components
    * Allows for pin point application
    * Designed to aid reflow when heating to remove components
    * Can also be used as an anti-tarnish, protective film on bare copper or tinned tracks, providing excellent solderability for up to 6 months
    * Ozone friendly
    * Zero halide content so no cleaning is required
    * Passes copper plate and copper mirror corrosion test
    * For use with hot air, hot gas or conventional soldering techniques
    * Excellent soldering capabilities
    * Very highly reliable
    * Low, non-tacky/non-corrosive residue

10A 45V Schottky Blocking Diode for Solar Panels
using the Schottky Barrier principle with a platinum barrier metal. These state–of–the–art devices have the following features:
Guardring for Stress Protection
Low Forward Voltage
150°C Operating Junction Temperature
 Guaranteed Reverse Avalanche
Epoxy Meets UL94, VO at 1/8,
Mechanical Characteristics:
Case: Epoxy, Molded
Weight: 1.9 grams (approximately)
Finish: All External Surfaces Corrosion Resistant and Terminal Leads are

A full range of products is available at our eBay shopfront: http://stores.ebay.co.uk/KnowYourPlanet

Visit our website for further resources and information about our products: knowyourplanet.com/learning-zone

Good luck!
KnowYourPlanet.com Team

We aim to dispatch within 24 hours. Delivery usually takes 1-3 working days within the UK and 5-7 working days outside the UK (depending on your local postal service). If you haven’t received your order by this time please contact us through eBay messages or customer support on no. +44 (0) 20 7619 3987 and we will resolve it.

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KnowYourPlanet Return and Refund Policy. If unhappy, all items must be safely returned within 7 working days. Any refund will be made through PayPal. The buyer will be responsible for costs of signed for postage and secure packing for the item to be returned. If item is damaged upon arrival at the location you have designated, we will offer replacement of cells after receiving a picture /pictures illustrating the damage. We are operating on a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee - if you have any queries or complaints please do not hesitate to contact us via the eBay messaging system.
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