Vishay Bridge Modules Now Available in Ultra Compact MTC Package

Vishay Intertechnology

MALVERN, PA — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) this week introduced three new series of 130 A to 300 A three phase bridge power modules in the ultra compact MTC package that delivers reliable operation for heavy-duty industrial applications. The Vishay Semiconductors devices are produced at the company’s assembly site in Mumbai, India, and are thus excluded from extra tariffs.

The 130 A VS-131MT…C160 A VS-161MT…C, and 300 A VS-301MT…C series are optimized for line-frequency input rectification in welding machines, switch mode power supplies, plasma cutting, battery chargers, and motor control. The encapsulated devices offer a rugged design for these applications, while their highly conductive MTC package provides excellent thermal behavior.

Offering a simple screw-mount connection to reduce assembly time, each power module series released today is available with blocking voltages of 1600 V and 1800 V. The devices offer 3600 VRMS isolation voltage, low forward voltage down to 1.54 V, and low junction to case thermal resistance down to 0.038 °C/W. Designed and qualified for industrial-level applications, the RoHS-compliant solutions are UL-approved, file E78996.

Device Specification Table:

Part # IO (A) VRRM (V) VFM
(V)
RthJC (°C/W) per
module
RMS isolation
voltage (V)
Package
VS-131MT160C 130 1600 2.05 0.068 3600 MTC
VS-131MT180C 130 1800 2.05 0.068 3600 MTC
VS-161MT160C 160 1600 1.85 0.058 3600 MTC
VS-161MT180C 160 1800 1.85 0.058 3600 MTC
VS-301MT160C 300 1600 1.54 0.038 3600 MTC
VS-301MT180C 300 1800 1.54 0.038 3600 MTC
Samples of the new power modules are available now. Production quantities are available with lead times of 20 weeks.

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