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Vishay Intertechnology Three-Phase-Bridge Power Modules Deliver Efficiency and Reliability for Industrial Applications
130 A to 300 A Devices Offer Blocking Voltage to 1800 V and Thermal Resistance Down to 0.23 °C/W in 5-Terminal MTC Package
MALVERN, Pa. — Dec. 12, 2016 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced three new series of three-phase-bridge power modules designed to increase efficiency and reliability for heavy duty industrial-level applications. The Vishay Semiconductors VS-130MT...C, VS-160MT...C, and VS-300MT...C series deliver higher output current, blocking voltage, and surge current than previous-generation solutions, while offering improved thermal resistance in the 5-terminal MTC package.
The devices released today feature high output current from 130 A to 300 A and blocking voltage to 1800 V. For high efficiency, the power modules offer surge current to 2,512 A and an electrically insulated case for excellent junction-to-case thermal resistance down to 0.23 °C/W. The device’s robust MTC plastic package provides high reliability, while its screw terminals allow for compatibility with competing solutions.
The VS-130MT...C, VS-160MT...C, and VS-300MT...C series provide three-phase rectification for industrial power supplies, high-frequency welding, plasma cutting, and industrial battery chargers, in addition to input rectification for AC/DC motor controls. The RoHS-compliant devices offer 3600 VRMS insulation voltage and are pending UL approval.
Device Specification Table:
|Output current (A)||130 @ 120 °C||160 @ 118 °C||300 @ 100 °C|
|Reverse voltage (V)||1600 to 1800||1600 to 1800||1600 to 1800|
|Surge current @ 60 Hz (A)||1330||1610||2512|
|Thermal resistance, junction-to-case (°C/W)||0.41||0.35||0.23|
Samples and production quantities of the new power modules are available now, with lead times of eight to 10 weeks for large orders.
Vishay manufactures one of the world’s largest portfolios of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components that
are essential to innovative designs in the automotive, industrial, computing, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace,
and medical markets. Serving customers worldwide, Vishay is The DNA of tech.TM Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. is a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH). More on Vishay at www.vishay.com.