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New Test Kits with Cooling

Power Stack Test Kit PPM Power now offers inverter test kits which include DC link cap and cooling. These solutions enable rapid, high-performance prototyping evaluation. A range of standard options with various current ratings and DC link capacitance are available. Bus... Read more
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Optimised DC Link for Next Generation Power Modules

Optimised DC link integrated capacitors Infineon’s next generation HybridPACK™ Drive modules are designed to increase power density and reduce costs for automotive traction drive applications. The potential gains offered by these modules can only be fully exploited by an optimised DC link... Read more
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Integrated Solutions Optimise Development Processes

ABB RoadPak PPM Power and Advanced Power Conversion Solutions' engineers have been actively supporting customers to accelerate their development processes with integrated components for power conversion. ABB RoadPak concept Thermal and Mechanical Design PPM has developed cold plates which... Read more
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High Performance Capacitors from Advanced Conversion

Advanced Conversion capacitor product range PPM Power offers capacitors from Advanced Conversion that achieve high performance using unique windings combined with optimised connections, bus structures and packaging. They provide system-level solutions for power converters in electric vehicles, aerospace, grid-tied electric utility,... Read more
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PPM Power to distribute high voltage mica capacitors from Pacific Capacitor Co.

Pacific Capacitors Type SM RM Capacitors PPM Power is supporting high voltage , high stability applications with a range of mica and paper/polyester capacitors from Pacific Capacitors Co. Type SM The SM Silver capacitors use mica as the... Read more
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Best DC link capacitor in the world? Power Ring from Advanced Conversion

Power ring capacitor spray-end diagram How good is a Power Ring capacitor? The Power Ring design results in lower losses, lower inductance and a higher ripple current rating than traditional film capacitor technology. The ring shape provides extremely low internal losses and dramatically lowers... Read more
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LeClanché equivalents to obsolete Epcos MKV (B25835) caps

LeClanché Dry Film Capacitors TDK / EPCOS have now withdrawn their MKV series of capacitors which are based on polypropylene in oil - now a rather outmoded technology. For customers seeking a replacement, LeClanché supply dry film caps using the latest metallised polypropylene... Read more
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NY3 axial lead HV capacitors from Dean Technology

Dean Technology ny3 series ceramic capacitors Dean Technology has announced the NY3 series of high voltage, class II, ceramic capacitors.   The new range features a unique axial egress lead arrangement that allows for a higher creepage distance than typical radial leaded parts. This makes them ideal... Read more
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Why use a Film Capacitor?

  The correct capacitor will reduce system failures therefore minimising costs and downtime.  Here we review film capacitors versus electrolytics and ceramics and outline the benefits of film capacitors from different vendors. Read more
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