Powerway Easily Passes Test of Japan 42m/s — A Force 14 wind

Recent testing found the PowerFit system is suitable for all kinds of flat-roofed PV plants thanks to its high load capacity and fully-aluminum design. Its specially conceived wind deflector system effectively reduces wind pressure, and guarantees system safety while maximizing carrying capacity.

Wind tunnel testing is required to verify the structural and mechanical strength of solar mounting systems. The simulation involves driving intense winds through a controlled-airflow tunnel to stress a module, while scientists measure its stability and safety. This test is one of the most sophisticated ways to challenge an outdoor module, to verify its wind load capacity and see if it will achieve relevant standards.


Recent testing found the PowerFit system is suitable for all kinds of flat-roofed PV plants thanks to its high load capacity and fully-aluminum design. Its specially conceived wind deflector system effectively reduces wind pressure, and guarantees system safety while maximizing carrying capacity. The simulation showed Powerway easily weathered the wind tunnel test of Japan 42m/s, proving the Powerway solar mounting system can withstand the buffeting of a Force 14 wind.

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