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Unpacking and Handling

Unpacking

• Two people should gently lift the 1st module vertically
• Avoid sliding the frames against each other
• Carry the modules with both hands and wear safety gloves or use glass
suction cups for removal and transport
• Under no circumstances should the the junction box or cables be used as handles

Unpacking

Handling

• Do not lay any objects on the modules, never walk on the modules and do not drop them.
• Only undertake modifications on the module if these have been confirmed in writing by WINAICO.
• Do not work on the modules with pointed objects.
• Keep all electrical contacts clean and dry.
• It is recommended that the serial numbers be noted for system documentation.
• The solar module is not saltwater-resistant, and shall not be in direct contact with salt water.
• The module must not be subjected to unusual chemical loads (e.g. emissions from manufacturing plants).
• Do not use lenses or mirrors to concentrate light (danger of overheating).
• If solar modules are to be connected to storage batteries, the safety precautions of the battery manufacturer
must be observed.
• Do not stand or step on the PV module, this is prohibited. There can be risk of micro-crack which may cause a
sharp decline of module’s power performance; what’s more, it may threaten your safety.
• Do not hit or put excessive load on the glass or back sheet. There can be risk of micro-crack which may cause a
sharp decline of module’s power performance; what’s more, it may threaten your safety.

This online tool is to provide installers with a more accessible summary of our WINAICO Installation Manual. Information provided should act as a guide only. If there is confusion, the PDF Installation Manual must be the main source for clarification.

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