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July 2017 – GD Rectifiers’ Range of Thyristors

Published on: 27/07/2017

The complete thyristor range on offer from GD Rectifiers

GD Rectifiers Thyristors

Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting semiconductor devices having four (or sometimes more) alternating N-P-N-P layers. Thyristors include: silicon controlled rectifier (SCR), TRIAC, gate turn off switch (GTO), silicon controlled switch (SCS), AC diode (DIAC), unijunction transistor (UJT) and programmable unijunction transistor (PUT).

GD Rectifiers are one of the Europe’s leading distributors of power electronic components.We stock a broad range of semiconductors, including: Thyristors, Diodes, MOSFETs, IGBTs and Rectifiers from the world’s leading manufacturers. We also manufacture a lot of own branded products, including: Power Assemblies, Heatsinks, High Voltage Diodes and Selenium Rectifiers and Suppressors.

GD Rectifiers stock an extensive range of thyristors from IXYS, IXYS UK Westcode and SEMIKRON.


IXYS Thyristors

IXYS manufacture a large range of Thyristor Modules (Single Thyristors and Dual Thyristors) and Discrete Phase control Thyristors ranging from 16A to 700A with a voltage range of 100V to 2200V.

Thyristor Modules (Dual)

Thyristor Modules (Single)


IXYS UK Westcode Thyristors

IXYS UK manufacture an extensive range of thyristors including: Distributed Gate Thyristors, Fast Turn-off Thyristors and Medium Voltage Thyristors. The Distributed Gate Thyristors are available with blocking voltages to 4.5kV and average current 4kA with tq from 10 to 300μs.

Distributed Gate Thyristors

Fast Turn-off Thyristors

Medium Voltage Thyristors


SEMIKRON Thyristors

SEMIKRON manufacture a wide range of discrete thyristors available as stud screw fit types, convenient for applications which require simple mounting. SEMIKRON’s capsule thyristors are used for high power applications with current ratings up to 1200A with blocking reverse voltages up to 1800V.

Stud Screw Fit Thyristors

Capsule Thyristors


For further information on GD Rectifiers’ full product range of IXYS, IXYS UK and Semikron thyristors please click here or call: 01444 243 452 /


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