Switching, controlling and converting power
Solutions that fit a world moving towards sustainability
Power electronics components such as semiconductors play a crucial role in modern railway infrastructure, traction vehicles and substations.
Reliable and green electricity generation from Renewable Energy Systems (RESs) is increasing. Power electronics components and solutions play a crucial role in enabling sustainable energy generation.
Astrolkwx brings solutions to the most complex onboard DC challenges. We offer a complete product range of power electronics components and customer-specific assemblies.
Power electronics are used in electric vehicles that need high power electric energy to rotate the electric engines.
News about our power electronics solutions
After many years of successful collaboration, Astrol has acquired the Netherland-based KWx B.V. to strengthen its position in the maritime market. Read the full press release.
As a system engineer or system integrator we can imagine that you might have questions about our solid-state DC breaker technology. In this article we emphasize the most important features and answer the most frequently asked questions.
Aniket explains the importance of using blocking diodes in charging applications to prevent reverse current flow.
When designing a system the designing engineer mainly focusses on choosing the right semiconductors and control electronics. However the thermal household of the system including the proper heatsink is at least equally important.
To protect the onboard DC grid of passenger ferry Svelvik in the most reliable and efficient way, the Turkish system integrator Elkon used the 500 Ampere 1 kV Astrol solid-state DC breaker switch.
For the last 15 years, KWx has supplied system integrator Bakker Sliedrecht with products and solutions for electrical installations aboard some of the world’s most technologically advanced offshore and dredging vessels.