Power Assemblies and Controllers

DC Capacitors

GD Rectifiers designs DC Capacitors and collaborates with API to manufacture them. They offer both standard and customised DC Capacitors for most applications.

Typical applications include: Static and non static drives, power electronics, power transmission, passenger/freight rail, electric/hybrid vehicles, filters and converters. 

DC Capacitors

DC Capacitor Features

° Long life and high reliability

° Controlled self-healing technology

° Oil filled or dry resin filled

° Metal or Insulated Cases

° UV resistance, halogen free, low smoke and flame retardant materials


Typical Characteristics

Rated Capacitance (C):  0.05 to 30,000μF
Peak Repetitive Voltage (UNDC): 100 to 20,000V
Continuous RMS Current (Imax): 10 to 1,000 Arms
Frequency (fp): 100 to 20,000 Hz
Ambient Temperature (amb): -40 to -85°C
Case Materials: Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminium and Insulated Materials
Termination: Threaded M5-M16 Copper/Brass, Ceramic/Polymer, Insulators, Busbar, Cable and Laminated Connections
Related Standards: BS EN 61071, BS EN 61881

View DC Capacitors Datasheet

API Capacitors

API Capacitors is the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of high quality power capacitors for power electronic applications.
Their extensive product range of filter, snubber and energy storage capacitors services the markets of traction, industrial drives, power conditioning and avionics, together with discharge capacitors for medical, plasma and pulsed power applications.

API Capacitors prides itself on working alongside its customers, tailoring the product correctly to its specific application so it performs exactly as required with total reliability.

Further information:

You can find further information on API Capacitors using the following links:

Tel: 01444 243 452

Fax: 01444 870 722

Email: enquiries@gdrectifiers.co.uk