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Gripple to ‘reinforce’ solar market with new bracing, anchoring system

Written by: Leonard Parker | Solar News | 14th September

By Chris Crowell September 13, 2021 View Profile

Gripple, a manufacturer of time-saving products for the civil and seismic markets, is now moving into the solar arena with a few tried and tested solutions to secure new and existing ground-mounted solar arrays.

Head of Infrastructure at Gripple John Butterworth explains why Gripple have moved into the solar market “Born out of our experience in the seismic and civil industries, dealing with secondary protection against external forces from earthquakes and force protection, puts Gripple in a great position to understand how to reinforce structures.

“Gripple understands how bracing and anchoring works in these arduous environments and how the external forces are calculated specifying products whilst keeping incredibly high safety factors in mind. All this knowledge is being transferred with tried and tested products into the solar market.”

Gripple’s lightweight yet durable solutions will reduce your job-site environmental impact by minimizing the need for heavy machinery, concrete and groundworks on site. Whilst also saving time and money with these ready to use kits for bracing and anchoring.

John Butterworth continues “We design and manufacture everything ourselves and have a good vertically integrated supply chain. Gripple have people globally with local knowledge to help with the understanding of local standards and local system needs. We deal on a project by project basis and work with your team for the best solutions”

The ready-to-use kits have been designed and developed to save you time, reduce your costs and increase installation efficiency.

Tags: Gripple, ground-mounts, utility-scale