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Fan Cooling Enclosures Housing Power Semiconductors

Power semiconductors such as thyristors (SCRs), solid state relays and diodes all dissipate waste heat when in conduction. Manufacturers specify a maximum allowable operating temperature for their apparatus. It is up to the user to ensure the electical enclosure is adequately cooled so that this temperature is not exceeded. In most cases, this achieved by fan cooling.

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