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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.
Our high power resistors are used in connection with power electronics equipment and frequency converters for motor control. Danotherm specializes in power resistors for maritime and hybrid bus and truck applications.
Please check out our short circuit test of the 3kA DC breaker switch under full load conditions at the high-voltage test lab of Astrol Electronic AG in Switzerland.
We present the advantages and necessity of our Astrol DC breakers when it comes to protecting and supporting future-proof onboard DC power systems.
Anysolar's high efficiency, ruggadized monocrystalline solar cells are extremely suitable for application in high demanding environments.
In this case study we describe how solid-state breakers are the solution to fault protection of modern haevy marine electrical power systems.
Our series of DC breakers has received the marine product type approval from the China Classification Society (CCS). TWith the CCS type approval, we cover an important part of the market since China is by far the biggest ship-producing country.
Read the press release about the acquisition of KWx by Astrol Electronic AG. We will strengthen our position as a power electronics solution provider and distributor of A brands.
The advantages of Eatons maintenance-free supercapacitors: they can be applied as the sole energy storage system or in combination with batteries to optimize costs and lifetime.
Astrolkwx announces that the Astrol 3 kA solid-state DC breaker switch has received the official DNV marine product type approval.
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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.
Reducing environmental pollution is one of the biggest challenges. In this blog Aniket speaks about the evolution of power electronics in railway applications.
High-speed DC circuit breakers are critical elements in the railway infrastructure. With the ever-changing traction market, a fit for future circuit breaker needs to be developed that can ensure system safety.
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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.
Astrolkwx supplies key components of the auxiliary and traction converter systems for 115 locomotives for the Indian Railways.
Astrolkwx has been a partner and supplier of power electronics components for Eekels for numerous projects in the fields of marine and offshore.
Astrolkwx involved as partner and supplier from the initial development stage of the PRE 10kW EV charger modules.