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Powerex Intros FT1500AU-240 12,000V/1500A Thyristor to US Market

February 28, 1999 by Jeff Shepard

Powerex (Youngwood, PA) introduced the FT1500AU-240 12,000V/1500A thyristor to the North American market. The device is now part of the Powerex Diamond Power Product Line. The thyristor is designed to eliminate or minimize the number of devices required in a series string for such applications as AC Switch and Static Var Generators as applied to the 4160Vac or higher line voltage.

The FT1500AU-240 is available at a sample price of $3,500 each.