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Re: ISSTC Components

Original poster: "Eastern Voltage Research Corporation" <dhmccauley-at-easternvoltageresearch-dot-com> 

I'll third this.  All of my IGBTs i've blown have been killed most likely
due to voltage transients within the full bridge - not high current.


 > I must second this.  Small IGBTs are more powerful than you may want to
 > believe.  The IGBTs you are using at the moment, David, can probably do
 > or so in a full bridge... actually maybe more.  You just need larger coils
 > and push the IGBTs with 30V on the gates.  They should be able to take
 > 2000A i believe... even my ISSTC doing 60" only pushes 800A at MOST.  So
 > there really is no reason to use the big ones since you can get the
 > ones for cheaper anyway.
 > Steve