SBE is Now Shipping Optimized DC Link Capacitor/Bus for the New HP Drive 6 Pack IGBT Module

December 3, 2015 by  
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The fully size-and-performance compatible DC Link system for the Infineon HP Drive IGBT module is currently in stock and shipping to customers. The integrated capacitor/bus assembly is available in vertical or horizontal configurations and specifically sized to take full advantage of the 30% size reduction achieved by the new Infineon module. Both vertical and horizontal connection systems are available... Read more

Rogers Corporation Signs Licensing Agreement with SBE Inc. for Industry-Leading Capacitor Busbar Assemblies

December 1, 2015 by  
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Rogers, Connecticut, Dec. 1, 2015: Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG), a global leader in engineered materials solutions, announced today that it has signed an agreement to license technology that will enhance the Company’s capabilities in power distribution systems for electric and hybrid electric vehicles, renewable energy and industrial applications where efficiency, size and weight are critical factors. This... Read more

An Interview with Steve Rysdam, UQM’s Manager of Electrical Engineering

May 5, 2015 by  
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UQM, a longtime customer of SBE Inc., focuses on small, efficient traction drive systems for electric and hybrid electric vehicles. We sat down with Steve Rysdam, UQM’s Manager of Electrical Engineering to find out what UQM is focusing on and how SBE is helping them. What does SBE offer that other capacitor manufacturers cannot? SBE Power Ring capacitors offer very low ESR and ESL. This in turn... Read more

SBE Releases Optimized DC Link for the New HP Drive 6 Pack IGBT Module

May 5, 2015 by  
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SBE, Inc., has developed an optimized DC Link system for the Infineon HP Drive 6 pack IGBT module which is now available for purchase. The integrated capacitor/bus assembly is available in vertical or horizontal configurations and specifically sized to take full advantage of the 30% size reduction achieved by the new Infineon module. SBE, Inc. has designed a fully size-and-performance compatible DC... Read more

A Super Compact 1MW Power Stack to be Presented at PCIM Europe

May 5, 2015 by  
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The ever increasing need for affordable and clean energy is driving the wind and solar industry towards reducing the cost of energy (CoE) continuously. This translates into the quest to increase the power density of power converters. Danfoss Silicon Power GmbH and SBE, Inc. are jointly working on a technology project to create an extremely compact power stack. This project in Aalborg University (Denmark)... Read more

See it at APEC: AgileStack™ Evaluation Kit Utilizes SBE Test Kit

February 24, 2015 by  
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The AgileStackTM is the industry’s first, and only, fully software configurable power conversion module that features patent-pending SwitchStreamTM technology to control, protect and monitor over 40 points of operating and fault conditions and Stack BlackBoxTM technology to store on-board fault data in the event of catastrophic failure. The AgileStackTM can operate between 50 kW – 125 kW and... Read more

SBE Passes the 2000-Hour Mark of Its Accelerated Life Testing

February 23, 2015 by  
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SBE’s AC Filter Capacitors, announced earlier in the year, are less expensive, eliminate the need for fuses and pressure interrupters and run up to 20˚C cooler than conventional cans, thus dramatically increasing cooling flexibility. SBE has now passed the 2000-hour, accelerated life testing milestone and has proven SBE’s AC Filter Capacitors superiority over anything else on the market. The... Read more