Part Number: 6A10DC
Function: 6A, 1000V, Rectifier, Diode
Manufacturer: Diodes Incorporated
6A10DC is 6.0A, 1000V, SILICON RECTIFIER (diode). A 6A silicon rectifier refers to a type of diode that is designed to handle a maximum current of 6 amperes. Silicon rectifiers are semiconductor devices commonly used in electronic circuits for rectification, which involves converting alternating current (AC) into direct current (DC).
1. Rectification: The primary function of a silicon rectifier is to allow current to flow in one direction (from anode to cathode) while blocking it in the opposite direction. This behavior is essential for converting AC to DC, as it ensures that the negative half of the AC waveform is blocked, resulting in a pulsating DC waveform.
2. Current Rating: The “6A” specification indicates the maximum current the rectifier can handle without becoming damaged. In this case, the rectifier is designed to handle currents of up to 6 amperes.
1. High Surge Current Capability
2. Low Leakage and Forward Voltage Drop
1. Case: R-6, Molded Plastic
2. Terminals: Axial Leads, Solderable per MIL-STD-202, Method 208
3. Polarity: Color Band Indicates Cathode
4. Approx. Weight: 2.1 grams
5. Plastic Material – UL Flammability Classification 94V-0