SBE Releases UL-recognized Power Ring Series

October 8, 2013 by  
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SBE, Inc., a leading manufacturer of film capacitors, announced today the launch of a new, UL-recognized 777D series of Power Ring Film CapacitorsTM. The 777D series is the UL-recognized version of the proven 700D Power Ring series. Its release furthers SBE’s commitment to providing the highest performing, longest lasting DC link film capacitors. “With an unmatched life expectancy, both the 700D... Read more

Integrated Module Vertical Test Kits Available

May 6, 2013 by  
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Integrated Module Vertical Test Kit SBE has been using capacitor and interconnect technology to facilitate power module system integration since 2007, allowing for greater power density, lower cost, lower ESR and lower ESL. SBE’s new vertical test kits allow customers to do rapid prototyping of the topology without major investments in time and engineering resources. The test kits received a great... Read more

Danfoss Motor Drive New Technology Demonstrator Features SBE Power Ring Film Capacitors.

May 6, 2013 by  
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SBE is part of Danfoss’ new innovative motor integrated drive (VFD) project under development, in the perspective of size reduction. The design – adjustable to customer’s needs – offers longer life while providing a higher power density compared to traditional AC motor drives. The latest design was recently exhibited at the Danfoss Booth during the Hannover fair (April 2013). Over the... Read more

Aalborg University – SBE: A Collaborative Project for Tomorrow’s High-efficiency Electric Car

May 6, 2013 by  
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In a 3-year research project and with the goal of promoting Denmark’s future position in transport, Aalborg University has been hard at work on the development of tomorrow’s high-efficiency electric car. The project is now in its final stages and the the car will be taken to a test field on May 31, which the press as well as participants and contributors will be invited to attend. The project... Read more

Revolutionary Design Combines Electrolytic and Film Capacitors to Save Costs

March 12, 2013 by  
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Over the past months, SBE R&D group has been testing and validating a revolutionary product – the Bank Hardener™ – which combines film and electrolytic capacitors to reduce costs and increase system efficiency in solar and wind applications. The initial data is now available for review and discussion and the Bank Hardener will be on display at the following shows: APEC, Wind Power... Read more

Customer Story: Phoenix Science and Technology (PS&T)

March 11, 2013 by  
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Phoenix Science and Technology (PS&T) researches, develops, engineers and applies unique, patented pulsed light and acoustic sources (sparkers) for application to advanced water treatment, depainting, biofouling control, sonobuoys and submarine countermeasures, within the DoD and commercial markets. PS&T and SBE engineers worked in close collaboration to develop high energy density capacitors... Read more

Electric Drive Cost Reduction by Design Simplification – Jon Bereisa

March 11, 2013 by  
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“Agressive cost reduction at all levels is essential for the commercial viability and mass market acceptance of electric drive vehicles” said Jon Bereisa, SBE Senior Technical Advisor and Director, in a recent presentation. “Electric drive systems are typically mature in performance, size and mass” he added “but the issue remains their cost“. “A traditional... Read more