Solar Cell Stringers

X2 Turbo

The Stringer to Trust

The X2 Turbo is a faster, more productive cell interconnecting system. With remarkable cell handling and enhanced control, it reaches up to 1500 cells/hour, making the X2 Turbo the stringer you can trust.

 

Machine Highlights

  • Minimal Cell Handling with a single robot
  • Advanced Closed Loop Solder System tracks process control over solder cycle phases
  • Stunning 1500 Cells/Hour Throughput with our next-generation software and hardware
  • Enhanced User Interface and machine access from an ergonomic station height

Functionality

  • X2 Turbo offers leading quality with our unique cell placement & solder processes.

Cell Pick & Place Process

  • Single robot moves cells through inspection, fluxing, and AccuTrack placement in seconds!

Cell Soldering Process

  • Cells and ribbon soldered with closed loop soldering
  • Real-time temperature measuring
  • Process creates ideal solder bonds and low cell breakage

Offloading Solutions

  • Xcell Automation layup & offloading systems pair perfectly with the X2 Turbo!

Offloading Options

  • GX6 Glass Layup System
  • GL30 Glass Layup System
  • Custom String-In-Tray Offloading System

X2 Turbo features:

  • Single touch screen operator interface panel
  • Spray fluxing
  • Divided flux tanks for top & bottom spray fluxing application
  • Fume extraction system
  • Vision inspection & cell alignment
  • Pre-heating & 3 controlled cool down zones
GENERAL
Weight3400 kg (7495 lb)
Electrical power requirement3 x 380 – 480 VAC ± 10%, 50/60 HzOther voltages can be accommodated by an optional transformer
Noise Level≤ 72 dBA
Power Consumption8 kW (Average)18 kW (Maximum)
Compressed Air ConsumptionMachine: 0.365 m3/min (12.88 cfm)
Flipper: 0.365 m3/min (12.88 cfm)
Non oiled air
Measured at 0.6MPa
Operating Air Pressure0.5 – 0.6 MPa (72 – 87 psi)
Operating Temperature15 – 30 °C (59 – 86 °F)
PRODUCT
Cell Technology & Types Mono, Poly
Cell ShapesSquare, Pseudo Square, 45° Corner
Cell Thickness160 – 300 μm
Range of solar cell sizes156 x 156 mm
125 x 125 mm
156 x 78 mm (optional)
Number of interconnect ribbons (Busbars)2, 3 BB     156 x 156 mm
2, 3 BB     125 x 125 mm
2, 3 BB     156 x 78 mm
Ribbon TypesLeaded Ribbon
Lead-Free Ribbon
Ribbon Sizes0.8 – 2.5 mm (width)
0.10 – 0.25 mm (thickness)
PERFORMANCE
Throughput 1500 cells/hour
42 – 48 MW per year (1500 cells/hour)
May vary based on cells per string
Breakage Rate0.2%Down to 160 µm cell thickness with leaded ribbon
Technical Availability95%VDI 3423
Connecting technology Closed Loop Induction SolderingWith Low Temperature Soldering
Cell Alignment & InspectionOptical Inspection for quality, alignment, & accuracy
Cell Spacing (varies with cell size)2 – 40 mmMay vary with cell sizes
Interconnect Spacing41.5 – 76.5 mm
String Length125 – 2000 mm