Founded in 1951 in Germany, SEMIKRON is a family enterprise that employs 3000 people worldwide. As the market leader in the field of diode and thyristor semiconductor modules, SEMIKRON enjoys a 24% share of the worldwide market. (Source: IHS, “Power Semiconductor Discretes & Modules” – Edition Aug. 2014)
The SKRC440 SKRC440-2 and SKRC660 RC Snubber circuits manufactured by Semikron are for use at up to 500Amps RMS Load Current. These modules are designed primarily to limit the rate of rise of voltage spike which may exceed the Dv/Dt rating of the Thyristor (SCR).