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Solar Junction Box Repair

Mar 30, 2013
63
Hunter 356 Georgian Bay
Well I should have seen it coming. The main sheet caught on the positive cable exiting my flexible solar panel and ripped the junction box clean off.
Is there anyway to repair this? It a $400 replacement. Would be nice to solder on extension leads but there's so little to work with and its embedded in plastic, just about 1/8" sticking out and the junction box is filled with silicone.
 
Jan 19, 2010
8,265
Hunter 26 Charleston
There is a product I used a long time ago called "liquid silver". It was essentially a liquid solder. I did a search for liquid silver and did not find it but I did find a bunch of similar products... the one that looked most promising was called Solder Glue.

Anyway, you can get it on eBay or Amazon

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/solder-glue

r
 
Mar 30, 2013
63
Hunter 356 Georgian Bay
Thank you rgranger that just may do the job I'm going to order some. I just need to get a hold of a short length of the ribbon wire that exits the panel, still not sure if it's aluminum, stainless or tinted copper. Thanks.
 
Jan 19, 2010
8,265
Hunter 26 Charleston
You are welcome...If it works let me know. I might need some again some day :)