Strap Types and Applications:
Polyester Woven Strap
standard strap for typical installations
Seamless Strap for use in windy areas
Steel Strap for use in high wind areas
Polyester straps are used for fastening solar pool heater panels to roof or
rack. The hold-down straps are recommended especially in windy conditions.
A typical solar panel roof kit should look like the diagram below when
finished. It may vary based on the actual layout.
strap is always located 12" above the bottom header. The remaining
strap[s] are equally spaced between the bottom strap and the top header. On each
row end the strap is threaded back through the inside slot of the Clip as show
above. Before threading the strap back through, pull the strap to apply tension
[approximately 2" to 6" elongation]. Tie a knot to secure the strap. After the
system is installed for several weeks or even months, the straps may need to be
retensioned; this is due to expansion of the strap in warmer
Refer to the Vortex Install Manual for details on using
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