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Adhesives for Flexible Solar Panels – Ray, on Feb 11, 2015 asked:

I bought flexible solar panels that I would like to mount to the deck of the boat. If I were to install these panels non-permanently, what adhesives would you recommend? I bought flexible solar panels that I would like to mount to the deck of the boat. If I wanted to install these panels without permanent alterations to the boat, what adhesives would you recommend?

The assortment of adhesive VHB tapes to choose from can be bewildering. Our clients have had success with 3M VHB Tape. Make sure to use wide, 20 mil thick tapes, or thinner depending on how smooth the surface is.