Rogers to Unveil Advanced ROLINX Capacitor-Busbar Solutions at APEC 2016


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Rogers Corporation’s Power Electronics Solutions (PES) group will be showing examples of its latest advances in busbar power management technology at the upcoming APEC 2016 conference and exhibition, to be held March 20-24 at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center (Long Beach, CA).   

Visitors to Rogers PES’ Booth 1437 will have the chance to learn more about the new compact design ROLINX CapEasy and ROLINX CapPerformance capacitor-busbar assemblies and their outstanding high current and low inductance capability solution.

These latest additions to Rogers ROLINX® busbar family have been combined with Power Ring Film Capacitor™ technology from SBE, Inc. (www.sbelectronics.com), resulting in capacitor-busbar assemblies with extremely low inductance and high power density capabilities. These enhanced busbar assemblies enable smaller, lighter electronic designs with higher current handling capabilities in support of a wide range of applications, from automotive electronics to solar-power and wind-power systems.

ROLINX CapEasy offers typical DC voltage ratings to 1.5 kV and power ratings to 1 MW, while ROLINX CapPerformance busbars extend the voltage capabilities to 12 kV and the power-handling capabilities to several megawatts. The addition of the metalized polypropylene film capacitors, with their low ohmic resistance and outstanding heat-transfer capabilities, brings a significant reduction in equivalent series inductance (ESL) and equivalent series resistance (ESR) to the capacitor-busbar assemblies and makes the ROLINX CapEasy and ROLINX CapPerformance ideal for applications where size and weight must be minimized without sacrificing power handling capabilities.

ROLINX CapEasy and CapPerformance will be on display for the first time at APEC 2016, one of the world’s leading events for applied power electronics. Visitors to the Rogers PES booth can learn more about both busbars in addition to the many other ROLINX and curamik® product lines designed for high-power design and thermal management.

PES Design Support Hub Resource for Engineers

Rogers PES brings its 40+ years of experience together in a handy online resource that is available 24/7. The PES Design Support Hub features complete technical information on ROLINX busbars and curamik ceramic substrates, a library of technical papers on product design and problem solving, helpful videos on products and power distribution topics, and PES University training programs. Registration for access is quick and free. The Design Support Hub helps design engineers increase power, manage heat, and ensure the quality and reliability of their devices for optimal new product design.

About Rogers PES

Rogers Corporation’s Power Electronics Solutions (PES) group, based in Eschenbach, Germany, specializes in power electronics solutions, including its ROLINX and curamik product lines. Rogers PES applies advanced materials technologies to the transfer of energy and the management of heat resulting from high-power energy for a diverse range of applications, including in aerospace & defense, automotive, computing, industrial, medical and telecommunications markets.

About Rogers Corporation

Rogers Corporation is a global leader in engineered materials to power, protect, and connect our world. With more than 180 years of materials science experience, Rogers delivers high-performance solutions that enable clean energy, internet connectivity, and safety and protection applications, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers delivers Power Electronics Solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy; Elastomeric Material Solutions for sealing, vibration management and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel; and Advanced Connectivity Solutions for wireless infrastructure, automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Connecticut (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, click here.

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