openPR Logo
Press release

SEMIKRON MiniSKiiP Modules: The Benefits

07-17-2017 04:47 PM CET | Logistics & Transport

Press release from: GD Rectifiers

SEMIKRON’s MiniSKiiP Modules are designed for 600V/650V, 1200V and 1700V with a power range that covers 4A – 400A, providing a possible inverter output power of 90kW.

Benefits
One of the major benefits of the MiniSKiiP Modules is the easy assembly and service friendly spring-contacts for the load and gate terminals. Compared to conventionally soldered modules, where an expensive soldering equipment and time consuming solder process is required, no special tools are needed for MiniSKiiP assembly, only a one or two screw connection is required. For ease, the printed circuit board (PCB), the power module and the heatsink are all assembled in one mounting step.

It features the shortest assembly time with solder-free SPRiNG technology; the module, PCB and cooler can be mounted in one easy step reducing the cost of production. The PCB routing is easy and flexible without pin holes and the PCB assembly and disassembly without the need of special tools. This module is available with pre-applied high performance thermal paste.

Applications
With almost two decades of experience and more than 30 million modules in the field, SEMIKRON’s module platform has proven successful in all standard applications, such as: standard drives, standalone drives, servo drives, system drives, solar inverters, UPS systems and welding machines.

Product range
The MiniSKiiP modules are designed for 600V/650V, 1200V and 1700V with 4A-400A nominal chip currents. In addition to CIB, 6-pack, twin 6-pack, H-bridge, half bridge and 3-level, customer specific modules are also available. For fast evaluation, lab test boards can be ordered for each module type.

SEMIKRON Product Overview

1997 – Launched the first power module with SPRiNG connection
2006 – First power module featuring pre-applied TIM launched
2014 – One-platform motor drive solution from 1 to 90kW
2016 – 35million MiniSKiiP modules are in the field
2017 – The Power Density Master launches with optimised thermal performance and increased lifetime

GD Rectifiers are a UK Distributor for SEMIKRON, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of power modules and systems. GD Rectifiers have distributed SEMIKRON products for over 50 years, making them the UK’s preferred partner.

For further information on SEMIKRON’s MiniSKiiP Modules please call: 01444 243 452 or email: enquiries@gdrectifiers.co.uk.

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 are an ISO 9001:2008 registered company that design and develop bespoke power semiconductor assemblies to control voltage, current and frequency for international industrial markets.

GD Rectifiers designs and manufactures Selenium and Silicon Rectifiers, Suppressors, Converters, Inverters, Regulators and all other power products for Industrial power control applications. The company distributes state of the art Diodes, Thyristors, IGBTs and MOSFETs from the world’s leading manufacturers including: IXYS, IXYS UK Westcode, Semikron and EDI.

GD Rectifiers manufacture an extensive range of power components and assemblies. The company also supplies a wide range of Heat Sinks suitable for Power Semiconductors, LED Lighting and similar applications. GD Rectifiers also offer a repair and replacement service for faulty or ageing Semiconductor Rectifiers, Converters, Inverters and Regulators.

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

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release SEMIKRON MiniSKiiP Modules: The Benefits here

News-ID: 627361 • Views: 754

More Releases from GD Rectifiers

GD Rectifiers Becomes a Distributor for ANYSOLAR
ANYSOLAR was founded in 2009 and is located in Yongin, Republic of Korea. ANYSOLAR has extensive experience in the solar industry and has previously produced high quality solar modules for IXYS: A Littelfuse brand, building a global solar module market for more than a decade. In June 2020, IXYS sold the IXOLAR solar division to ANYSOLAR who acquired the business and customers from IXYS. IXOLAR now continues to attract new
CNC Machining by GD Rectifiers
CNC Machining, also known as Computer Numerical Control machining is a cost effective way to increase efficiency in the workplace. In recent years, CNC machining has become an extremely popular manufacturing asset, for its intricate and complex capabilities designed for aerospace, marine, automotive and medical industries. GD Rectifiers operates a fast and versatile CNC machine shop, offering customers the shortest lead times, competitive pricing and single source benefits. GD Rectifiers uses
Custom Heatsinks for Optimum Thermal Management by GD Rectifiers
GD Rectifiers' customised heatsinks suit applications where standard products don’t meet the design brief, such as specific thermal performance or insufficient space requirements. GD Rectifiers offer a large range of customisations including: surface finish, drilling patterns, tapping, milling, length and shapes, with a choice of anodised colours or bare finishes. GD Rectifiers can provide pre-applied thermal interface material, easing production processing and material management. GD Rectifiers’ Managing Director, Paul Bentley explains: “It is
GD Rectifiers looks ahead to 2021
GD Rectifiers’ Managing Director, Paul Bentley reflects on 2020 and how Covid-19 has impacted the power electronics supply chain and discusses what the industry has to look forward to in 2021. 1) What significant changes and developments have you seen this year? Earlier this year in March, during the first national lockdown we saw component sales soar as the country came together to respond to the urgent demand for ventilators

All 5 Releases


More Releases for MiniSKiiP

SEMIKRON Product Catalogue 2018/2019 by GD Rectifiers
Semikron boosts a range of over 11,6000 different power semiconductors from 1Kw to 10MW, including chips, discrete diodes and thyristors, power modules (IGBT/MOSFET/diode/thyristor/CIB/IPM), driver and protection components and integrated subsystems. Amongst many other pioneering developments, in 1974 Semikron invented the world's first isolated power module, the Semipack. In 1996 Semikron also launched the MiniSKiiP – the first integrated IGBT rectifier circuits in solder-free spring contact technology. With more than 35 million modules
SEMIKRON - Your Ultimate Partner in Power Electronics by GD Rectifiers
Discover more about SEMIKRON’s SEMiX and MiniSKiiP product ranges In the world of electronics today, the way to guarantee maximum supply chain safety is to use industry standard power modules. SEMIKRON’s portfolio covers all the standard packages and are fully compatible and provide added value in the form of optimisations. By continually expanding their SEMiX and MiniSKiiP production capacities, they are able to meet our customers growing needs. What’s more, their application
SEMIKRON's SiC Power Modules Available at GD Rectifiers
SEMIKRON’s SiC Power Modules feature leading chip and packaging technology for the highest energy efficiency. The Full/hybrid SiC modules range from 10kw up to 350kw in 1200V and are typically used in the following applications: solar inverters, energy storage systems and motor drives. Both the hybrid and full silicon carbide power modules combine the benefits of proven industry standard power modules with SEMIKRON packaging technologies. A low module commutation inductance allows
Silicon Carbide (SiC) is a Popular Choice for Power Electronic Devices
As more engineers choose to use silicon carbide, we look at the benefits SiC has to offer. Silicon Silicon has been used as a semiconductor switch for over 50 years and the quest for higher switching frequencies, higher blocking voltages, lower losses, greater power densities and increased operating temperatures has led to the launch of Silicon Carbide (SiC) and other wide band gap materials used in power devices. Silicon Carbide Silicon Carbide is fast
SEMIKRON's MiniSKiiP - 20 Years of Innovation
SEMIKRON’s MiniSKiiP modules offer a unique design, setting a new standard in the power electronics industry. They are designed for 600V/650V, 1200V and 1700V with 4A-400A nominal chip currents. The modules are solder-free PCB assembly using spring contacts, easy PCB design and high reliability resulting in a cost benefit. Today, there are more than 35 million modules in the field, it was the first module available with pre-applied thermal interface material,
IGBT module tops the competition in current density: 4.9 A/cm² for 3-level inve …
Nuremberg, 27 April 2011 - Semikron presents its newest MiniSKiiP IGBT power semiconductor module, which is now also available in 3-level topology. The new module boasts a rated current of 4.9 A/cm², the highest rated current per unit of area in comparison to competitor products, and one phase leg per module, enabling the development of compact inverters with output power of up to 85 kVA. The MiniSKiiP is characterised by