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Entry type: FAQ, Entry ID: 21502729, Entry date: 01/05/2016
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Suitability of 3RF2 Semiconductor Switchgear for DC-load

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This FAQ content statement for switching of DC-load.

QUESTION:

Is 3RF2 Semiconductor Switchgear suitable for the switching of DC-load?

 

 

ANSWER:

Thyristors of 3RF2 Semiconductor Switchgear switch off at current zero point passing only and therefore not suitable for the switching of DC-load.
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