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Split Kit: Use for Panel Obstruction Work-A-Rounds

Split Kit: Use for Panel Obstruction Work-A-Rounds

Use with 2.0" I.D. Nominal Solar Panel Headers

Note: When ordering, after clicking the "Add to Cart" button below, view your cart and enter the amount of Split Kits required in the "quantity" box

    Split Kit used for Solar Pool Panels with header Size: 2.0" I.D. Nominal includes all the necessary parts required to engineer a split in the row of panels.


    Split Kit Function: 

    • Used for panel obstruction work-a-rounds to circumvent obstacles [skylights, vents, chimneys, pipes, etc.]

    • Used when combining different size panels to fit various roof shapes 
    • Used when a row of panels is split over two adjoining roof surfaces; i.e. the panel row begins on a south-facing roof, and then splits and continues onto a west roof.

    Complete Split Kit includes: 
    • 4 - CPVC 2.0” Panel Adapters*; used for connecting to panel outlets
    • 4 – 2” PVC Couplings; used with Bushings to connect 2" PVC pipe together
    • 1 - Standard Panel Hardware Kit [see below]


    *CPVC withstands high temperatures and requires all-purpose CPVC glue. If PVC glue is used, it may result in leakage 


    Standard Panel Hardware Kit Includes:

    • 2 - 2"x3" Rubber Couplings; used for connecting the panel headers together in a series
    • 5 - #40 Stainless Steel Hose Clamps; Clamps & Seals Rubber Couplings to panel headers
    • 4 - Header/Strap Stainless Steel Butterfly Clips; Fastens panel & strap to roof or rack.
    • 4 - #14 1/4"x1.5" 3/8" Hex Head Stainless Steel Screws;fastens Stainless Steel Butterfly Clips

    †Concrete Tile or Wood/Metal Rack applications include: 
    Appropriate screws will be substituted for each kits standard Stainless Steel Screws described above - based on customer requirements that are chosen in dropdown selection box at top of this page entitled "Hardware Kit"

    • #14 - 1/4" x 2" - 3/8" Hex Head Stainless Steel Screws; standard kit screws used for Shingle, Metal, Modified or Rolled Roofs, or Pressure Treated Wood Frame Racks

    • #14 - 1/4" x 1 1/4" - 5/16" Tapcon Hex Head Screws; substitute screws used for Barrel or Flat Concrete Tile, or Concrete Roofs

    • #14 - 1/4" x 1" - 7/16" Hex Head Bolts and Locking Nuts; substitute screws used for Aluminum or Steel Metal Frame Racks


    For High Wind Areas: Areas that have high wind zones may require a hardware upgrade to High Wind Zone Panel Kits to meet local codes. Click here to purchase upgrade your Standard Panel Hardware Kit to a High Wind Zone Panel Hardware Kit. 

    Note: Vortex Standard Panel Hardware Kits can be used on most other brands of solar panels equipped with 1.5" I.D. or 2.0" I.D. headers. 


    Double Row Kits:
    • If you are planning to install your panels in multiple rows stacked above each other on the same or different roofs Order: Double Row Kit instead of a Split Kit


    Processing and Delivery Information: 

    Please allow 3-5 business days to process and ship your order, plus standard transportation delivery time. Orders placed after 2PM EST may not begin processing until the next business day.

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