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Bentek Solar Receives Multiple Patents for Its Inverter PowerRack and PowerSkid

SAN JOSE, CA ― December 2015 Bentek Solar, manufacturer of a broad range of products connecting PV panels to inverters worldwide for the residential, commercial and utility-scale marketplaces, has received patents for the Bentek inverter PowerRack and PowerSkid – patent numbers D739,819 S and D739,346 S.

“Bentek Solar continues to add to its patent portfolio with the Inverter PowerRack and PowerSkid,” said John H. Buckley, Executive of Sales and Marketing for Bentek Solar. “Over the past year the Inverter PowerRack and PowerSkid have provided significant benefits in labor, materials, time and economy of space for commercial rooftop inverter installations. The PowerRack also provides PV installers with a cost-effective way to install three-phase inverters within 10 feet of the PV array complying with NEC 2014 section 690.12 Rapid Shutdown requirements.”


The PowerRack provides a common design that fits most three-phase inverters including ABB, Chint, Schneider, SMA, Solar Edge, SolarMax and Solectria. The Bentek Inverter PowerRacks can be shipped directly to any commercial job site where three-phase inverters can be integrated and installed on commercial rooftops.  Bentek also integrates commercial three-phase inverters and Bentek AC disconnects in its ISO 9001:2008 factory and ships the Bentek Inverter PowerSkid directly to the commercial job site. Bentek PowerShields are easily mounted on either the PowerRack or PowerSkid, and provide environmental protection and heat deration protection for three-phase inverters.

For more information about the capabilities of the PowerRack and PowerSkid and the patents it has received, please contact Bentek at 1-866-505-0303 or visit

About Bentek Solar

Founded in 1985, Bentek is a leader in engineered electromechanical and power distribution solutions for industrial applications.  Bentek designs and manufactures products such as wiring harnesses, electrical combiner boxes, and custom OEM assemblies for the solar energy and semiconductor markets.  Bentek is an ISO certified company. For more information, contact Bentek Solar at 866-505-0303, e-mail or visit