Solar Panel Frame




Introduction: Solar Panel Frame

This tutorials Will show how to make a frame for your solar panel out of pvc parts found at a local hardware. It will make your solar panel durable and good looks.This is an easy build that does not require a lot of experience or tools to make it and it can be done within an hour. But the silicon will take about 24 hours to fully cure.

Step 1: Parts

The parts needed are:

- 4 25mm pvc elbow
- 2 25mm pvc "T" piece
- a solar panel
- silicon
- 20mm pic pipe

Step 2: Tools

- hacksaw
- drilling machine and drill bits

Step 3: Assembly

Your solar panel size may be different so the pipe lengths will be different, mine were:

- 2* 70mm
- 1* 180mm
- 2* 110mm
- 1* 140mm

Step 4:

Step 5: Making the Stand and Finishing Up

The make the stand you will require the 2 "T" pipes, cut a slot in one of the longer sides on place the one "T" pipe in the middle of them cut a piece of pvc pipe to a desired length slide it in the last hole of the "T" pipe and put the last "T" pipe one the end as a foot.

Get the silicon and use it on the wires in their holes, the hold the solar panel strong in its position put some silicon on the Connery by the elbows. And it's complete!

If you wanted you could use a boost converter on the back of the solar panel to step up the voltage.

Solar Contest 2016

Participated in the
Solar Contest 2016

Be the First to Share


    • First Time Author Contest

      First Time Author Contest
    • Eggs Challenge

      Eggs Challenge
    • Teach With Tinkercad Contest

      Teach With Tinkercad Contest



    5 years ago

    i have some doubt can any one clear it

    DIY Hacks and How Tos

    Nice frame. That will go a long way to protect it from getting damaged when transporting it around.