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December 3, 2015

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

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

December 1, 2015

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

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

May 5, 2015

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

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

May 5, 2015

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

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

May 5, 2015

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

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

February 24, 2015

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

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

February 23, 2015

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

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

December 8, 2014

Collaboration with Infineon on Optimized DC Link Design for the New HP Drive 6 Pack IGBT Module

Vertical Integration SBE is designing a fully size-and-performance compatible DC Link system for the HP Drive IGBT module in collaboration with Infineon. Both vertical and horizontal connection systems will be available. The vertical system is designed to occupy the same footprint as the HP Drive itself and the horizontal system will respect the shorter length of the new HP Drive. This way, customers... Read more

May 14, 2014

PCIM Paper Presentation: 20% Increase in Inverter Efficiency Seen with Integrated DC Link Capacitor/Bus

SBE Inc. and Danfoss Silicon Power GMBH will present a paper entitled “Integrated DC link capacitor/bus enables a 20% increase in inverter efficiency” at the upcoming PCIM Europe conference, Wednesday, May 21 at 2:00 PM. Voltage overshoot at switch turn-off traditionally limits the DC operating voltage for inverter systems thus limiting the total power output for a given silicon die.The... Read more

April 1, 2014

SBE, Inc. Announces Sale of Wrap & Fill/Axial Product Line to Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc.

SBE, Inc. (dba SB Electronics) is pleased to announce the sale its Wrap & Fill/Axial Leaded Film Capacitor Product Line to Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc. (CDE) of Liberty, SC. This line consists of products typically less than 50μF in total capacitance and at voltages less than 5kV. Packing is exclusively that of single windings with wire or lug leads attached and wrapped with an insulating... Read more

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