Canadian Solar launches new T4 Field-Installable PV Connector

Canadian Solar launches new T4 Field

Canadian Solar has introduced the new T4 Field-Installable PV Connector in the North American market.

The T4 PV Connector is a field-installable PV connector manufactured by a subsidiary of Canadian Solar, TLIAN. The connector has been in production since May 2015 and 12 million connectors have already been deployed in field installations said the company in a statement.

The T4 Connector is certified for UL 1500V DC system voltage and has an IP68 rating for highest ingress protection for water / humidity – which increases the reliability and long-term stability of the connector. Additional the new connector from house of Canadian Solar supports a broader operating temperature range of -40ºC~+90ºC to allow the usage in very hot climates such as the Middle East, Central America and others.

The NEC-compliant locking mechanism secures against vandalism and against unplugging under load for maximum safety and protection.

Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar, said, “We are very pleased to introduce the T4 PV Connector portfolio and all related tools and accessories to the North American market. This high-quality, field-installable connector addresses our customers’ need to have reliable and cost-effective connectors, complementing our 1500V DC system. With 12 million connectors already deployed in the field, the T4 PV Connector has proven itself as a reliable milestone further reducing overall PV system costs.”

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