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Obsolete Component Solutions by GD Rectifiers

12-03-2018 03:45 PM CET | Energy & Environment

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Obsolete Component Solutions By GD Rectifiers

Obsolete Component Solutions By GD Rectifiers

GD Rectifiers’ obsolete solutions to help bring your designs to life

GD Rectifiers offer a wide range of obsolete component solutions designed to help engineers, buyers and procurement specialists to continue the supply chain demand.

Offering a comprehensive range obsolete semiconductors, including: high voltage diodes, flat based diodes, high voltage rectifiers, thyristors and fast turn-off thyristors, GD Rectifiers has positioned itself as the UK’s go-to power specialist for obsolete components.

Boosting a heritage of over 54 years, GD Rectifiers are proud to offer customers engineer expertise, dedicated account management, competitive pricing and replacement and obsolescence parts.

Encapsulated High Voltage Diodes

GD Rectifiers offers a comprehensive range of 100% hermetically sealed high voltage diodes. The high voltage diodes can be used up to 180Kv and can be mounted in oil or air. They are used in voltage power supplies, measuring equipment, lasers and cable test equipment applications.

SKXA – replaces Semikron’s high voltage rectifiers

HSKE – replaces Semikron’s high voltage rectifiers

Explore the complete range of encapsulated high voltage diodes here -

GD Rectifiers also offer a wide range of high voltage diodes from Ocram, view the range here -

Obsolete Flat Based Diodes

Westcode stopped manufacturing their SWxxHHN, SWxxHHR, SWxxKBN and SWxxKBR flat based diodes several years ago. GD Rectifiers offers modern day direct replacements which can be supplied with step location washers for lead termination. GD Rectifiers part numbers are: W0508SBxxx, W0508RBxxx, W0438SDxxx, W0438RDxxx, W0503SDxxx, W0503RDxxx, W0628SBxxx, W0628RBxxx, W1411LCxxx, W1524LCxxx, W1748LCxxx and W2058LCxxx.

High Voltage Rectifiers

GD Rectifiers offer popular modern day replacements for obsolete high voltage rectifiers and encapsulated rectifiers which used to be manufactured by Marconi, IXYS and Semikron.

UGE – replaces IXYS’ high voltage rectifiers

HTZ – replaces Marconi and IXYS’ high voltage rectifiers

HSKE range – replaces Semikron’s high voltage rectifiers

SKXA range – replaces Semikron’s high voltage rectifiers

Discover the complete range of High Voltage Rectifiers here -


Westcode no longer manufacture part numbers N260KHx, N330KHx, N350MHx and N370MHx. GD Rectifiers offer Westcode thyristors with cables, part numbers: N0646LCxxx, N0910LSxxx, N1114LSxxx and N1114LSxxx as direct replacements for Westcode’s obsolete thyristors.

Fast Turn-off Thyristors

GD Rectifiers offers obsolete replacement parts for Westcode’s P300KHx and P350KHx which can now be ordered as P1007LS12D.

GD Rectifiers works closely with customers to ensure component availability of popular obsolete devices that are no longer on the market because of OEM obsolescence.

For further information on obsolete component solutions or to discuss potential replacement parts and your requirements, please call GD Rectifiers on: 01444 243 452 or email: Alternatively visit the website for more information on obsolete semiconductors here -

GD Rectifiers is a Global Manufacturer and Distributor of products, services and solutions to commercial and industrial users of power electronic components.

Established in 1964, GD Rectifiers has over 50 years of extensive experience across a large range of markets, specialising in new and current technologies for industrial power control applications. An extensive product offering has built GD Rectifiers exceptional reputation as the go-to power specialist with innovative experience across: Aviation, Automotive, Rail, Medical, Industrial and Electronics markets.

GD Rectifiers have extensive experience in the rail industry and are RISQS Qualified.

GD Rectifiers is a ISO 9001:2015 registered company that design and develop bespoke power semiconductor assemblies to control voltage, current and frequency for international industrial markets.

GD Rectifiers
Bentley House
2 William Way
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9AG

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