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European Space Agency to use Mersen’s technology

Posted on 18 June 2013

  Paris, June 10, 2013 - Mersen (Euronext FR0000039620 – MRN), a global expert in materials and equipment for extreme environments and for the safety and reliability of electrical equipment, has contributed through the expertise of its Boostec subsidiary to Astrium’s selection by the European Space Agency (ESA) to build the payload of the satellite [...]

MPDB Series - Power Distribution Blocks

Posted on 16 May 2013

  The Next Generation Open-Style Power Distribution Blocks (PDBs) are Coming This month Mersen will launch its next generation open-style power distribution blocks (MPDB series). The MPDB series will be an upgrade to the existing series by: 1. The new MPDB series will be UL Listed (as opposed to UL Recognized) UL Listing means the [...]

Fast Acting Fuse for Semiconductor Protection

Posted on 02 August 2012

      Protect IGBT, IEGT, IGCT for drives as well as large diode and thyristor With the birth of semiconductor in the 50´s and their use in power converters the need of protection with fuse came along. Fuses for the protection of semiconductor, known as semiconductor fuse, have grown in demand and performances. Applied [...]

Free Online Tool for Thermal Modelling of Heat Sinks

Posted on 06 July 2012

      Introduction of 2nd Generation of R-Tools Introducing a new version of R-Tools, a free online thermal modelling tool for heat sinks, is based on an advanced three-dimensional numerical model. It is available by browsing to http://www.r-theta.com/rtools_front.html and completing some brief login instructions. By Rainer Selisko, Mersen former Ferraz Shawmut   The simple [...]

Photovoltaic Market: Over-current protection

Posted on 29 June 2012

      Protecting electrical systems and improving electrical performance and reliability in energy Energy rise future challenges include continuously increasing needs due to the depletion of fossil fuel reserves and urgent climate concerns. One answer is the photovoltaic market, growing around the world as renewable energy is in general. By Franck Ageron, Product Manager [...]

Keep Cool

Posted on 29 June 2012

      Liquid Cooling Meets Advanced Requirements of Power Electronics So far nobody has succeeded in designing an electronic component with a 100% efficiency, so power that is lost during operation is transformed into heat. In order to avoid exceeding the acceptable temperature limit and subsequent destruction of the component, this heat needs to [...]

Mersen to Acquire Eldre, Strengthening its Position as a Global Partner for Power Electronics

Posted on 15 December 2011

  Mersen announced on November 21, that it has entered into an agreement in principle with Eldre, the largest worldwide pure player in laminated busbars, for its acquisition. This acquisition allows the Group to expand its current product range supporting the improvement of efficiency, performance and safety of power electronics. Already a worldwide leader in fuses and [...]