Snubber Capacitors

Film Capacitors for IGBT Power Electronics Applications

Specifications

  • Capacitance Range: 0.033µF TO 20µf
  • Tolerance: +/- 5% to +/- 10%
  • AC Voltage Range: 300VAC to 1000VAC
  • DC Voltage Range: 630VDC to 3000VDC
  • Operation Life: >100,000hours
  • Dissipation Factor: <0.1% @ 1 kHz
  • Approval Certification: CE to IEC 61071

Typical applications

  • Inverters
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Power Supplies
  • Motor Controllers
  • UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supplies)
  • Alternative Energy Power Management Systems
  • Switch Mode Power Supplies

Aerovox snubber film capacitors are designed for the high peak current operation required for protection against transient voltages. Such voltages are caused by the high dI/dT generated in switching power electronics applications. Aerovox IGBT Snubber capacitors are offered in standard voltages of 630 VDC to 3,000 VDC for 100,000-hour operation.

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