Predicting the Life Expectancy of Solar Modules (image) Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Share Print E-Mail Caption Many multi-plug connectors pose a fire risk, as they can overheat if the current flow is high. Flame retardants in the connector can prevent fires or slow the spread of the blaze. Credit © Fraunhofer LBF Usage Restrictions The picture may be used for editorial purposes only. It is protected by copyright. The use is free of charge if the reference is mentioned. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.