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May 2017 – Capacitors Designed to Suit Every Application

Published on: 05/05/2017

Discover the most common applications capacitors are used for

Custom Designed Capacitors by GD Rectifiers

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GD Rectifiers work closely with API Capacitors to design and manufacture custom designed capacitors.

API Capacitors’ range of filter, snubber and energy storage capacitors service the professional markets of traction, industrial drives, power conditioning and avionics amongst others, while capacitors from the discharge range are used in medical, plasma and pulsed power applications. All these high quality, technically advanced capacitors are in use worldwide in a multitude of diverse situations.

Typical customers include multinational companies from power transmission and generation, well known manufacturers of passenger and mass transit trains, research institutions such as CERN and familiar producers of all-electric and hybrid vehicles.

Capacitors by GD Rectifiers


DC Capacitors

Propulsion and auxiliary inverters for railway traction, marine and avionic applications, static frequency converters, renewable energy systems for local and HVDC transmission.


AC Capacitors

AC traction inverter output filters, high power UPS input and output filters, multiphase marine propulsion drives, specialized power factor correction.


Snubber Capacitors

Thyristor bridges for AC/DC conversion, active front end rectifiers, GTO and IGCT based inverters, high power IGBT applications.


Track Circuit Capacitors

High reliability, single and switched multi-element assemblies for AC resonant railway signaling applications.


Energy Storage Capacitors

Particle physics and plasma research, pulsed laser discharge, lithotripters, industrial and aviation turbine ignition.


Custom Designed Capacitors

Most capacitors are made to order, in each category many aspects of the design and build can be easily modified to fit a precise application.


View GD Rectifiers’ extensive range of Capacitors here.

For further information on custom designed capacitors or to discuss any of your projects, please call GD Rectifiers: 01444 243 452 or email:

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