Powerex Inc.

Controls & Controllers

Integrated Power Module outputs 75-229 KW.

Operating on DC bus voltages from 400–800 Vdc and switching frequencies up to 20 kHz, Powerex Integrated Power Module can be mounted on various heatsinks, including both forced air and liquid cooled options, dependent upon application requirements. Unit is compatible with NX-Series of Mitsubishi IGBT devices and is suited for energy storage, uninterruptable power supplies, motor drives, solar,...

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Powerex SiC Modules Attain RoHS Compliance
Electronic Components & Devices

Powerex SiC Modules Attain RoHS Compliance

Product Description – Several Powerex SiC Modules have now been certified RoHS (Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances) compliant: QJD1210010 and QJD1210011, Split Dual SiC MOSFET Modules QID1210005 and QID1210006, Split Dual Si/SiC Hybrid IGBT Modules RoHS regulations ban new electrical or electronic equipment containing more than agreed upon levels of specific substances, including lead,...

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Controls & Controllers

Powerex Adds New Modules to PowerSim App

CM200DX-34SA CM600DXL-34SA CM225DX-24S1 CM300DX-24S1 CM450DX-24S1 CM600DX-24S1 Parts ending in S1 denote the 6.1 Generation NX-Series IGBT product line, incorporating the 6.1 (Carrier Stored Trench Bipolar Transistor) CSTBT™ silicon, facilitating a very efficient, economical, robust inverter design. New design effort is minimized, as the 6.1 Generation NX-Series employs the same standard...

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Software

Calculation Software assesses power loss, thermal conditions.

Available for iPhone users, PowerSim app can be used to calculate power loss and thermal conditions, both average and peak, of Powerex power semiconductors in 2-level, 3-phase inverters as based on operating conditions provided by user.- Primary uses for this- program include device selection and performance validation as well as providing starting point for- system's thermal design. Module...

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High Voltage IGBTs include 200 and 150 A dual modules.
Electronic Components & Devices

High Voltage IGBTs include 200 and 150 A dual modules.

Developed for use on 4,160 Vac lines, QID3320002 (3,300 V/200 A) and- QID4515002 (4,500 V/150 A) have respective isolation voltage values of 7.7KV RMS- and 9.0KV RMS. Both models incorporate optimized thermal management system, with- AIN ceramic substrate and copper baseplate, and offer creepage and clearance that meet IEC 60077-1. Suitable areas of use include utility power supplies, pulse...

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Software

Powerex Launched PowerSim(TM) App for Android

Description - Easily calculate the semiconductor power losses of your 3-phase inverter. Created for the Android, the new PowerSim(TM) app from Powerex can be used to calculate power losses and temperature rises of Powerex power semiconductors in 2-level, 3-phase inverters, based on operating conditions provided by the user. Headquartered in Youngwood, PA, Powerex is a leading supplier of discrete...

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Low-Profile SiC MOSFET Modules have multiple circuit topologies.

Low-Profile SiC MOSFET Modules have multiple circuit topologies.

Split dual SiC MOSFET Modules QJD1210010 and QJD1210011 feature multiple circuit topologies, including independent, dual, in parallel, common collector, and common emitter. Designed for use in high-frequency applications, products are rated at 100 A/1,200 V, have -175°C junction temperature, and isolated baseplate of copper or AlSiC. Both modules include 2 MOSFET Silicon Carbide transistors,...

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Powerex 6th Generation IGBT with CSTBT(TM) Technology and Tj(max) 175°C, Available in Conventional Packages for Easy Upgrade
Electronic Components & Devices

Powerex 6th Generation IGBT with CSTBT(TM) Technology and Tj(max) 175°C, Available in Conventional Packages for Easy Upgrade

Powerex (www.pwrx.com) plans to offer IGBTs from 300A/1200V ̴ 800A/1200V in conventional packages, allowing customers an easy upgrade path for increased system ratings and/or improved reliability due to the increased allowable operating junction temperature. Featuring 6th Generation Carrier Stored Trench-Gate Bipolar Transistor (CSTBT(TM)) silicon for significant performance improvement, these...

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Hybrid IGBT Modules feature multiple circuit topologies.
Electronic Components & Devices

Hybrid IGBT Modules feature multiple circuit topologies.

Combining NFH-Series Powerex IGBT with Zero Recovery® Schottky diode, split dual Si/SiC hybrid IGBT modules QID1210005 and QID1210006 are designed for hard switching applications upwards of 30 kHz and soft switching applications from 60-80 kHz. Individual modules feature 2 IGBT transistors, each having reverse-connected Zero Recovery free-wheel silicon carbide Schottky diode. All components and...

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DC-DC Converter features 50 W capacity.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC-DC Converter features 50 W capacity.

Designed for use as step-down DC-DC converter from rectified AC line between 380-600 Vac, Model VLA313-2450A features input voltage range of 400-900 Vdc. Electrical isolation voltage between input and output is 2,500 Vrms for 1 minute. Equipped with over-current protection, Model VLA313-2450A can also serve as on-board pre-regulator for PV inverters and other industrial control equipment.

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Company News

Raytheon Presents Powerex with Supplier Award

On May 27, Michael Shaughnessy, Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) and Diane Foley, Senior Director of Mission Assurance for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, presented Tony Abrantes, Powerex Vice President of Sales, and Brian Coyle, Powerex Area Manager, with a 4-Star Supplier Award at Raytheon’s IDS Operational Excellence Supplier...

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Controls & Controllers

Integrated Power Module outputs 75-229 KW.

Operating on DC bus voltages from 400–800 Vdc and switching frequencies up to 20 kHz, Powerex Integrated Power Module can be mounted on various heatsinks, including both forced air and liquid cooled options, dependent upon application requirements. Unit is compatible with NX-Series of Mitsubishi IGBT devices and is suited for energy storage, uninterruptable power supplies, motor drives, solar,...

Read More »
Powerex SiC Modules Attain RoHS Compliance
Electronic Components & Devices

Powerex SiC Modules Attain RoHS Compliance

Product Description – Several Powerex SiC Modules have now been certified RoHS (Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances) compliant: QJD1210010 and QJD1210011, Split Dual SiC MOSFET Modules QID1210005 and QID1210006, Split Dual Si/SiC Hybrid IGBT Modules RoHS regulations ban new electrical or electronic equipment containing more than agreed upon levels of specific substances, including lead,...

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Controls & Controllers

Powerex Adds New Modules to PowerSim App

CM200DX-34SA CM600DXL-34SA CM225DX-24S1 CM300DX-24S1 CM450DX-24S1 CM600DX-24S1 Parts ending in S1 denote the 6.1 Generation NX-Series IGBT product line, incorporating the 6.1 (Carrier Stored Trench Bipolar Transistor) CSTBT™ silicon, facilitating a very efficient, economical, robust inverter design. New design effort is minimized, as the 6.1 Generation NX-Series employs the same standard...

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People in the News

Aviation Electrical Systems/Module Expert Joins Powerex Team

Patrick Toops, Aviation Electrical Systems/Module Expert, recently joined the Powerex team as the new Technical Sales Lead. A graduate of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Patrick previously worked as the Electronics Lead, Flight Control Systems for Parker Hannifin’s Aerospace Group and, prior to that, worked as a design engineer for both...

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Software

Calculation Software assesses power loss, thermal conditions.

Available for iPhone users, PowerSim app can be used to calculate power loss and thermal conditions, both average and peak, of Powerex power semiconductors in 2-level, 3-phase inverters as based on operating conditions provided by user.- Primary uses for this- program include device selection and performance validation as well as providing starting point for- system's thermal design. Module...

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Company News

Powerex/Mitsubishi Electric Power Semiconductors Expand Worldwide Web Sales

Powerex, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will now offer worldwide web sales for Mitsubishi Electric Power Semiconductors. Powerex, a joint venture company owned by both Mitsubishi Electric and General Electric, exclusively provides sales, marketing, strategy and logistics support for Mitsubishi Power Semiconductor devices in the Americas. The relationship with Mitsubishi, the world leader in...

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High Voltage IGBTs include 200 and 150 A dual modules.
Electronic Components & Devices

High Voltage IGBTs include 200 and 150 A dual modules.

Developed for use on 4,160 Vac lines, QID3320002 (3,300 V/200 A) and- QID4515002 (4,500 V/150 A) have respective isolation voltage values of 7.7KV RMS- and 9.0KV RMS. Both models incorporate optimized thermal management system, with- AIN ceramic substrate and copper baseplate, and offer creepage and clearance that meet IEC 60077-1. Suitable areas of use include utility power supplies, pulse...

Read More »
Software

Powerex Launched PowerSim(TM) App for Android

Description - Easily calculate the semiconductor power losses of your 3-phase inverter. Created for the Android, the new PowerSim(TM) app from Powerex can be used to calculate power losses and temperature rises of Powerex power semiconductors in 2-level, 3-phase inverters, based on operating conditions provided by the user. Headquartered in Youngwood, PA, Powerex is a leading supplier of discrete...

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Company News

Powerex Completes New Automated Production Center

Leveraging $6MM in U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding, Powerex, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of a new automated production center capable of producing both silicon and silicon carbide modules used in inverters for the electric vehicle, aerospace and industrial marketplaces. This project positions Powerex as the leading U.S. manufacturer of medium volume high power semiconductor...

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