Available for all SCALE™-2 IGBT gate drivers.
IGBT driver manufacturer CT-Concept Technologie GmbH, a Power Integrations company, has announced that 3D STEP files of all its SCALE™-2 IGBT gate drivers are freely available to help designers model new systems faster and more accurately. 3D interactive models of the company’s drivers are also included in new application manuals.
SCALE™-2 IGBT gatedrivers use an ASIC chipset to reduce component count and size, and increase performance, scalability and reliability. This enables designers to optimize dynamic switching performance, accuracy and functionality, providing design flexibility and reducing time-to-market for applications ranging from 150A to 3600A and 600V to 6500V. 3D STEP models are used by design engineers to check if there are mechanical conflicts between the driver and other parts of the system. This is especially useful if the design is mechanically very dense.
Comments Oliver Garcia, Director Product Development at CONCEPT: “The STEP format is widely used and allows designers to mechanically model our gate drivers accurately. Also, the new 3D interactive models enable users to view and rotate the driver on-screen so that they can get a better impression of the overall mechanical construction. These two initiatives will help our customers speeding up the mechanical design process.”
STEP files and DWG files are freely available for download at www.igbt-driver.com.
About CT-Concept Technologie GmbH
CT-Concept Technologie GmbH is the leading supplier of IGBT drivers for mid- to high-power applications, such as industrial drives, renewable energy, traction and automotive equipment. With its SCALE™-2 chipset, CONCEPT has delivered a next-generation technology platform for scalable IGBT and power MOSFET gate drivers featuring significant advances in dynamic performance, accuracy, functionality, flexibility and time-to-market. For more information, please visit www.IGBT-Driver.com.
About Power Integrations
Power Integrations is the leading supplier of high-voltage integrated circuits used in energy-efficient power conversion. The company's innovative technology enables compact, energy-efficient power supplies in a wide range of electronic products, in AC-DC, DC-DC, and LED lighting applications. Since its introduction in 1998, Power Integrations' EcoSmart™ energy-efficiency technology has saved an estimated $5 billion of standby energy waste and prevented millions of tons of CO2 emissions. The company's Green Room web site provides a wealth of information about "energy vampires" and the issue of standby energy waste, along with a comprehensive guide to energy-efficiency standards around the world. Reflecting the environmental benefits of EcoSmart technology, Power Integrations’ stock is included in The Cleantech Index® and the NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index. For more information, please visit www.powerint.com