how to check IGBT

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by cheeweek, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. cheeweek

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    i have few unit fairchild IGBT 50A 600V (FMG2G50US60).
    But i don't know is good or damage?
    can somebody teach me. How to test or check the igbt ?
    thank you
     
  2. Dave

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  3. beenthere

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    If the device has failed in use, the probability is very high that it will be shorted, and measure very low ohms S to D, and D to S.
     
  4. cheeweek

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    sorry, if i use the Digital Clamp Meter (Kyoritsu KEW SNAP 2055) i need select which function ?
    Is diode or ohm?
     
  5. Dave

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    For a basic resistance check it will be the Ohm option.

    Dave
     
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