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SKa 3/17 Avalanche Diode, 1700V, 3A

The SKa 3/17 avalanche diode is suitable for DC power supplies and series connections for high voltage applications.

  • Avalanche type reverse characteristics
  • Transient voltage proof within specified limits
  • Taped for automatic insertion
  • Available with formed leads on request
  • Plastic material used carries UL 94V-0 flammability classification
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General purpose avalanche rectifier diodes featuring controlled avalanche reverse voltage characteristics.

RoHS Compliant

Typical Applications

  • DC supply for magnets or solenoids (brakes, valves etc.)
  • Series connections for high voltage applications like dust precipitators

Refer to manufacturer’s datasheet for full technical information.

RoHS Compliant




Maximum Repetitive Reverse Voltage (VRRM)



Leaded Diodes



RMS Forward Current (IFRMS)


Maximum Peak Surge Current (IFSM)


Maximum Surge Reverse Power Dissipation (PRSM)

1.8 kW

Operating Junction Temperature (TJ)

-40 to +180°C

Value for Fusing (I2t)

162 A2s

Maximum Forward Voltage Drop (VF)


Product Type

Avalanche Diode

Maximum Reverse Current, Drain Current (IR)


Thermal Resistance (Rthj-r)

18 K/W

Thermal Resistance Junction to Ambient (Rthj-a)

60 K/W

Breakdown Voltage V(BR) Min



RoHS Compliant

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