America Semiconductor Releases SCR Series

Announced today by America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, is the ASCT625A Series of Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs).  The 25 A, single-phase SCRs are provided in a standard TO-220A package, and feature a high ability to withstand the shock loading of large current. The robust parts additionally provide high dv/dt capabilities…

Industrial Sector Helps Drive Component Demand

The electronic components industry, particularly semiconductors, is getting a big boost from industrial applications. The global market for industrial semiconductors is forecast to increase by 12.9 percent in 2014, reaching $38.5 billion, according to new research from IHS Technology. The growth is attributed to “continuing strength in China and a resurgent U.S. economy,” the two largest…

America Semiconductor Rectifiers Optimized for Industrial

Linden, N.J. – America Semiconductor, LLC has developed a series of high-power standard recovery rectifiers in a DO4 package.  Offered in stud cathode and stud anode versions, the parts are available with current ratings ranging from 6 A to 25 A. The high-reliability components are hermetically sealed to ensure robust and dependable performance in harsh and…

America Semi Inks Global Pact With Powell

America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, announced today that it has signed an authorized distribution agreement with Powell Electronics, a worldwide distributor of electronic connectors, switches and related components.  Under the new agreement, Powell Electronics will provide global sales, design support and fulfillment services for America Semiconductors’ extensive portfolio of high-reliability,…

America Semi Releases Schottky Diodes

America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, announced the release of their SD51 silicon power Schottky diodes.  The DO-5 stud-mount parts feature a continuous forward current of 60 A, and repetitive peak reverse voltage of 45 V.  Optimized for very low forward voltage drop with moderate leakage, the parts notably offer high…

America Semi Expands With Concord

America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, today announced the appointment of Concord Components, specialists in the distribution of military and commercial-grade board level components, to its growing network of franchised distributors.  Under the terms of the agreement, Concord Components is charged with strengthening America Semiconductor’s supply chain throughout North America.  The…

America Semiconductor Moves U.S. HQ to Larger Facility

Linden, N.J. — Announced today by America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, is the relocation of its U.S. Headquarters to Goethals Park, 2525 Brunswick Ave., Suite 209, Linden, New Jersey.  The 600,000 square-foot  campus, owned by the family of America Semiconductor’s Co-Founder, Bruce Wilpon, additionally serves as the company’s warehouse.  Goethals Park…

America Semiconductor Inks Global Deal With Quest

America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, today appointed Quest Components, Inc. a franchised distributor of its full lines of rugged high-reliability high-power standard, fast and super-fast recovery rectifiers, low-power and bridge rectifiers, diacs, IGBT modules, SCRs, Triacs, TVS and Zener diodes.  The agreement augments America Semiconductor’s presence in strategic markets while…

America Semiconductor Offers High-Rel 50W Zener Diodes

Union, N.J. — America Semiconductor, LLC offers a series of 50-watt Zener diodes in a wide voltage range of 6.8 V to 200 V in a DO-5 case. The 50-W devices (part numbers: 1N3305 thru 1N3350) provide voltage regulation protection in a variety of applications including alternative energy, oil drilling, power grid, welding, HVAC, and…