Large order confirms competence in measuring technology

Constance, July 19th, 2010 - GP Solar GmbH is outfitting an established manufacturer of polycrystalline solar cells with a total of 82 optical measuring systems for process and quality control.

"With this large-scale project, our customer is taking a pioneering step in the direction of cost savings in gigawatt production because, in addition to our usual measuring systems, we are for the first time ever implementing micro-crack inspection with the GP NANO-D .Scan within the printing process. Furthermore, we will also deploy our new central recipe administration tool, GP Central Recipe Tool .NET, which will give the manufacturer central control over process and quality control for the entire production," explains Dr. Eric Rüland, managing director of GP Solar.

The Taiwanese customer is building five new 60 megawatt production lines, which will more than double its production capacity. The order volume totals some four million euros. Delivery of the measuring systems will run until September 2010.

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