Nichicon and SBE Announce Initial Partnership to Develop Hybrid DC Link Capacitor Banks

June 24, 2017 by  
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Barre, Vermont, USA and Kyoto, Japan – June 24, 2017 – SBE and Nichicon announce a partnership to develop a hybrid DC Link Capacitor bank.  The developed systems will utilize SBE’s patented Power Ring Technology as the “front end” enabler and advanced high power Aluminum Electrolytic capacitors from Nichicon as the efficient energy storage element.  The 2 companies will work collaboratively... Read more

DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) and SBE announce a Collaboration to bring Customers a New High Temperature Capacitor Technology

May 10, 2017 by  
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Barre, Vermont, USA and Luxembourg  City, Luxembourg – (May 10, 2017) – DuPont Teijin Films and SBE Inc. are very pleased to announce a joint collaboration to bring the Power Electronics Industry a new level of DC Link performance – high temperature – high density capacitor solutions.  Under this collaboration, DuPont Teijin Films  (DTF) is announcing that for high voltage – high power... Read more

Vertiv and SBE Announce Joint Replacement Program for UPS Liebert Series

March 15, 2017 by  
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On March 14, 2017, Vertiv™, formerly Emerson Network Power, announced that they are launching a collaboration effort with SBE Inc., to bring its customers SBE’s capacitor technology for their replacement program of capacitors for their Liebert® Series 600T/610 UPS units. Vertiv chose SBE’s Power Ring Film Capacitor™ technology as a replacement option because it will significantly extend... Read more

China’s Upcoming 5-year Plan Set to Fuel More Electric Bus Market Growth

March 17, 2016 by  
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China’s Electrified Bus Market The market for “New Energy Buses” – as they are called in China – not only continues to grow but is poised to experience an accelerating growth with the upcoming 13th 5-year plan. In 2015, it is estimated that as many as 300,000 electrified buses were built in China. Over 90% of these have some electrified component such as auxiliary power to reduce... Read more

EV Infineon Inverter Testing at Oak Ridge National Lab

March 17, 2016 by  
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SBE has collaborated with Infineon and the National Transportation Research Center at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to test the next generation EV inverter shown here. The inverter is comprised of an SBE 700A186 capacitor/bus test kit (500V and 500µF) combined with an Infineon HybridPACKTM Drive module and HybridKIT Drive with gate driver, micro-controller, and cooling plate. The system was tested... Read more

New Integrated Cap/Bus Modules at APEC

March 17, 2016 by  
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For the first time, SBE is exhibiting the Infineon HP Drive 6 Pack Compatible test kits at this show. The fully size-and-performance compatible DC Link system for the HP Drive IGBT module designed in collaboration with Infineon is specifically sized to take full advantage of the 30% size reduction achieved by the new Infineon module. The test kits are available in both horizontal and vertical configurations. Also... Read more

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

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