controlled rectifier

controlled rectifier

[kən¦trōld ′rek·tə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
A rectifier that has provisions for regulating output current, such as with thyratrons, ignitrons, or silicon controlled rectifiers.
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Limited Tenders are invited for Heat Sink Controlled Rectifier - 810.
Improper powering up: A Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR) should be used.
The V-Force high-frequency modular battery charger provides 15% more efficiency than ferro and silicon controlled rectifier chargers, while fully charging electric forklift batteries in 8 hours or less.
But the disadvantage associated with thyristor controlled rectifier is, difficulty in removing the low order harmonics.
The EBS consists of a power transformer, inductor, silicone controlled rectifier module and a control circuit board mounted on a common base.
Introduction of a silicon controlled rectifier made possible the efficient conversion of line frequency power to medium frequency power.
Silicon controlled rectifier (SCR) chargers are based on an SCR which functions like a switch that can be turned on with a very low power level applied to its gate connection.
Waveform of the current consumed by the rectifier is strongly deformed and in the case of use of the controlled rectifier is moreover shifted with respect to the source voltage.
Equipped with two back-up timers, the unit is a silicon controlled rectifier type charger.
As example in next will be discussed an implementation of laboratory work for investigation of the single-phase controlled rectifier (Laboratory work N2 of the first part).
To fight premature battery failure, these EXIDE chargers employ Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR) technology that regulates the charging current, depending upon the age and discharge depth of the battery connected to the charger.

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