DE202006005284U1 - Solar cell storage container of firm shape with rectangular or square bottom and side walls, with slot-shaped aperture on two side walls over specified height - Google Patents

Solar cell storage container of firm shape with rectangular or square bottom and side walls, with slot-shaped aperture on two side walls over specified height Download PDF

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DE202006005284U1
DE202006005284U1 DE200620005284 DE202006005284U DE202006005284U1 DE 202006005284 U1 DE202006005284 U1 DE 202006005284U1 DE 200620005284 DE200620005284 DE 200620005284 DE 202006005284 U DE202006005284 U DE 202006005284U DE 202006005284 U1 DE202006005284 U1 DE 202006005284U1
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    • H01L31/00Semiconductor devices sensitive to infra-red radiation, light, electromagnetic radiation of shorter wavelength or corpuscular radiation and specially adapted either for the conversion of the energy of such radiation into electrical energy or for the control of electrical energy by such radiation; Processes or apparatus specially adapted for the manufacture or treatment thereof or of parts thereof; Details thereof
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Storage solar cell container (10) consist of rectangular or square bottom (14) with four side walls (16,18,20,22) with preferably t wo containing slot-shaped aperture (24) over specified height. Also present on container inserts (12).Container bottom comprises retaining apertures (26) for lifter bodies, with apertures coinciding with insert aperture (34) for lifting deposited solar cells through both types of apertures.

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  • The The invention relates to a dimensionally stable solar cell container, the a rectangular or square shaped container bottom with adjacent to the tank bottom sidewalls having.
  • such storage containers for thin and very sensitive solar cells are known. In the known storage containers are the solar cells to be produced during their production as a semi-finished product or as a finished product filed, and in these storage containers They are also transported from one production station to every other product processing station. A final disposal of the finished solar cells in the storage containers is also possible.
  • task The invention is to develop known storage containers such that they have solar cells of different sizes safe during manufacture and for storage or can accommodate the transport and that a separation of the solar cells at a withdrawal from the storage container simplified and certainly possible is.
  • According to the invention Task solved with a dimensionally stable solar cell container, a rectangular or square shaped Container bottom and having on all sides molded side walls, wherein the side walls at least on a side wall, preferably on two side walls, over the entire height or over one certain height extension a side wall have a slot-shaped opening opening, which are also provided on insertable into the solar cell container inserts is, and / or the container bottom receiving openings for lifting body of stored in the solar cell container Having solar cells, and the receiving openings in the container bottom with receiving openings of match different deployable in the solar cell container inserts in such a way that the lifting body when reaching through the receiving openings in the tank bottom also receiving openings in the inserts pass through, provided an insert is inserted into the solar cell container is.
  • Of the Solar cell container according to the invention has the advantage that in the solar cell container different sizes of Solar cells safe, protected and position stable then can be stored in this container, if corresponding missions can be used, which are used in the solar cell container. The stakes can ever be replaced as needed and are to the interior of the solar cell container such adapted to be used safely and preferably latchable in the solar cell container and are removed from this again if necessary. The stakes are tuned to the solar cell sizes, so in the inserts Discarded solar cells, independent from their manufacturing stage, are stored in a stable displacement can. Advantageously, the solar cell container is made in its output size so that he without use the largest solar cells can record. The for the solar cell container intended missions are designed in their shape that they do not have the functionality of the solar cell container affect. All access and handling procedures can at the solar cell container without and done with one use.
  • Of the inventive container is preferably from talc reinforced Made of polypropylene, and also the inserts can be made from this Produce material. With this material is a high dimensional stability and dimensional accuracy guaranteed. Other Hard and / or soft plastics or carbon fiber composites can be advantageous in the manufacture of the solar cell container and / or the stakes use.
  • The side walls can have a slot-shaped opening at least on one side, different in different embodiments can be high. about the breakthrough openings can the individual solar cells relieved by hand or removed become. If the solar cells, for example via a Bernoulli gripper in the solar cell container filed or removed from this, so can have one or more breakthrough openings a separation of the solar cells are supported by, for example by means of an air jet adhesion forces between two solar cells can occur attenuated or canceled.
  • in the container bottom are additional or in other embodiments of the solar cell container receiving openings intended for lifting bodies, those in the container stored solar cells can raise to the top of a solar cell container. This has the advantage that, for example, a Bernoulli gripper, on the the stored in the solar cell container Solar cells are to be removed again, not in the solar cell container itself must dive to pick up a solar cell.
  • In Further advantageous embodiment of the invention, the solar cell container each side wall has a breakthrough opening. This has the advantage that rotation independent accessed on the solar cell container according to the invention can be.
  • It is also advantageous if, on two opposite side walls, the respective breakthrough openings at the free end of the side wall, that is to say at the solar cell container edge, are delimited by a web. This jetty or these webs can serve as gripping bars over which the solar cell container can be carried by hand or by mechanical means with or without use.
  • Especially It is advantageous if the solar cell container without using solar cells the edge length stackable with 210 mm and stable against shifting can absorb and the Solar cells stored and / or transported in the solar cell container can be. With a first use of the same solar cell container solar cells the edge length with 156 mm place stable, store the solar cells safely and also in the solar cell container transport. With an alternative to the first use equipped second use, the solar cell container can use solar cells of the edge length 125 mm durable and secure, store and / or transport. It is understood that the solar cell container according to the invention with other dimensions can be made and that also the inserts, the in the solar cell container can be used and removed from this, manufactured in other dimensions can be so that solar cells with other, not mentioned here edge lengths in stored the solar cell container according to the invention and can be transported.
  • Farther It is advantageous if the container bottom on its outer surface recesses and / or Having formations for transport on production and / or conveyor belts, especially for transport on double belt straps. This has the advantage that on production lines or ribbons no workpiece carriers anymore must be used.
  • The Warehousing and handling with the solar cell container according to the invention are improves when the solar cell container one or more identifiers, such as a barcode, a transponder, a color code and / or has an RFID chip with barcode. About such identifiers information is given as to which solar cells are stored in which solar cell containers or at which stage of production these solar cells are located.
  • Also can the inserts have such identifiers.
  • Prefers the solar cell container according to the invention is stackable. This has the advantage that in a solar cell container only a certain number of solar cells lie on top of each other and thus no damage the solar cells can be done together due to excessive weight.
  • Of the Solar cell container according to the invention has in a further embodiment Moldings and / or recesses for fixing a lid on. about a lid can be stored in the solar cell container solar cells protect, and for the transport, it is also advantageous if the stored in the solar cell container Solar cells over one Cover an additional Protection received.
  • all-round can the solar cell tanks External stops at the sidewalls exhibit. This has the advantage that the solar cell container according to the invention with each other Alright align.
  • Further Advantages will become apparent from the description of an embodiment in the following figures.
  • Of the Solar cell container shown in the figures is not to scale understand and partially simplified to be so inventive construction can be shown improved.
  • It shows:
  • 1 a solar cell container according to the invention in three-dimensional representation with an insert, as it can be used in the solar cell container;
  • 2 a solar cell container according to the invention in three-dimensional representation with a view of the underside of the container bottom; and
  • 3 a solar cell container according to the invention with an insert according to the invention.
  • 1 shows with 10 a solar cell container into which an insert 12 used as needed and again from the solar cell container 10 can be removed. The solar cell container 10 is made up of a container bottom 14 and sidewalls 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 together, which are materially connected to each other. The solar cell container 10 is a dimensionally stable container and is preferably made of talc reinforced polypropylene. The solar cell container 10 can be used in different colors for recognitions in the production process and for the recognition of in the solar cell container 10 discarded solar cells are manufactured. The solar cell container 10 is stackable, so that projections or recesses of a container bottom 14 in corresponding formations or projections of an edge of an adjacent solar cell container 10 intervene when two or more solar cell tanks 10 be put on top of each other.
  • The solar cell container 10 has breakthrough openings 24 on every sidewall 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 on, extending over the entire height of the solar cell container 10 extend. Two opposite breakthrough openings 24 are at the top over a jetty 28 bridged, the preferred material fit with the remaining surface portions of the side walls 18 . 22 connected is. In the tank bottom 14 are reception openings 26 designed to allow it from the bottom into the container bottom 14 Lifting body can intervene, if necessary in a solar cell container 10 stored solar cells up to the upper edge of a solar cell container 10 can lift. Is a solar cell, a very thin solar cell plate, up to the top of the solar cell container 10 lifted over lifting body, the solar cell can be taken easier, for example, a Bernoulli gripper.
  • The use 12 as he in the solar cell container 10 can be used, also has breakthrough openings 30 in terms of their design, shape and size of the breakthrough openings 24 of the solar cell container 10 are adjusted. An insert floor 32 of the insert 12 has further receiving openings 34 on, the so to the receiving openings 26 of the solar cell container 10 adapted to that lifting body passing through the container bottom 14 grab, even through the receiving openings 34 can grab when in the solar cell container 10 an insert 12 is used.
  • A button 34 for solar cell container orientation is provided on an outer wall. Another button 37 serves to detect the position of the solar cell container 10 , and an RFID chip 38 can provide more information about in the solar cell container 10 Record stored solar cells and save. If necessary, the information from the RFID chip 38 be read with appropriate readers and printed on request.
  • 2 shows the solar cell container according to the invention 10 in a three-dimensional representation with view of the container bottom 14 from underneath. In the solar cell container 10 is an assignment 12 provided, and at the tank bottom 14 are on the outer surface recesses 40 formed on double belt straps for automatic transport of the solar cell container 10 are coordinated. The receiving openings 26 . 34 aligned, so that lifting body both the receiving openings 26 as well as the receiving openings 34 to be able to take action if necessary. The handlebar 28 limited at the top of a side wall, an opening opening.
  • 3 shows the solar cell container 10 with an insert 12 which is adapted and molded to a specific solar cell size.
  • The manual and / or mechanical handling of the solar cell container according to the invention 10 gets through the handle bars 28 and through the large side breakthrough openings 24 . 30 facilitated. By attaching a lid, the solar cells in the solar cell container according to the invention 10 secured. Will those in the solar cell container 10 stored solar cells secured by a cover, the container of the invention can also be used for shipping. With the solar cell container according to the invention 10 If disposable containers or packaging can be replaced, and with the solar cell container according to the invention 10 A cost-effective reusable packaging is created.
  • The identification identifiers according to the invention can attached or provided on all sides of the solar cell container be.

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  1. Dimensionally stable solar cell container ( 10 ), which has a rectangular or square-shaped container bottom ( 14 ) and on all sides molded sidewalls ( 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 ), wherein the side walls ( 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 ) at least on one side wall ( 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 ), preferably on two side walls ( 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 ) over the entire height or over a certain height extent of a side wall ( 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 ) a slot-shaped aperture opening ( 24 ), which also in the solar cell container ( 10 ) deployable inserts ( 12 ) is provided, and / or the container bottom ( 14 ) Receiving openings ( 26 ) for lifting bodies in the solar cell container ( 10 ) has stored solar cells, and the receiving openings ( 26 ) in the container bottom ( 14 ) with receiving openings ( 34 ) of different into the solar cell container ( 10 ) deployable inserts ( 12 ) in such a way that the lifting bodies reach through the receiving openings ( 26 ) in the container bottom ( 14 ) also receiving openings ( 34 ) in the missions ( 12 ) if an insert ( 12 ) in the solar cell container ( 10 ) is used.
  2. Solar cell container according to claim 1, characterized in that on each side wall ( 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 ) an opening ( 24 ) is provided.
  3. Solar cell container according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that on two opposite side walls ( 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 ) the respective breakthrough openings ( 24 ) at the free end of the side wall ( 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 ) over a bridge ( 28 ) are finally limited.
  4. Solar cell container according to one of claims 1 to 3, characterized in that the solar cell container ( 10 ) without inserting solar cells of edge length 210 mm stackable and stable in displacement, stores and / or transports with a first into the solar cell container ( 10 ) insert ( 12 ) Stores, stores and / or transports solar cells of edge length with 156 mm in a positionally stable manner and with an alternative to the first use ( 12 ) with a second usable in the solar cell container insert solar cells of edge length of 125 mm permanently and safely receives, stores and / or transported.
  5. Solar cell container according to one of claims 1 to 4, characterized in that the container bottom ( 14 ) has on its outer surface recesses and / or projections for transport on production and / or conveyor belts, in particular for transport on double belt straps.
  6. Solar cell container according to one of claims 1 to 5, characterized in that the solar cell container ( 10 ) one or more identifiers ( 36 . 37 . 38 ), such as a bar code, a transponder, a color code, etc.
  7. Solar cell container according to one of claims 1 to 6, characterized in that the insert ( 12 ) of a solar cell container ( 10 ) has an identification code, such as a bar code, a transponder, a color code, etc.
  8. Solar cell container according to one of claims 1 to 7, characterized in that the solar cell container ( 10 ) is stackable.
  9. Solar cell container according to one of claims 1 to 8, characterized in that the solar cell container ( 10 ) Has moldings and / or recesses for fixing a lid.
  10. Solar cell container according to one of claims 1 to 9, characterized in that the solar cell container ( 10 ) on all sides outside stops on the side walls ( 16 . 18 . 20 . 22 ) having.
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