ST’s First PSMC (TO-277A) Flat Rectifiers

STMicroelectronics new family of flat rectifiers with a PSMC (TO-277A) package improves thermal resistance by 15%, compared to equivalent models using a DPAK housing, which will lead to much smaller and more cost-effective power supplies for phones or laptops, or more efficient power supplies for blade servers or appliances, among many other applications. It also has wettable flanks, which allows manufacturers of automotive products to perform automatic visual inspections of the solder joints, an absolute must in this industry.

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