If you're looking for SCRs, SCR controllers, power controls, thyristors or triacs for temperature control, look no further than www.scrpower.com, the new web site from Avatar Instruments, Broomall, Pa.
The revamped site includes navigation links on each page to main categories such as “About Avatar,” products, industries served, applications, SCR power controls, SCR power panels, and how to order. The products page is filled with photos of the company's products and links to more detailed product descriptions. The SCR power controls section includes three technical guides that help you understand SCRs, how different methods of power control compare, and how to protect your SCR controls from failure.
The site also includes an extensive selection chart that shows how to best match SCR powers control with typical applications. An online power calculator helps you select the correct size SCR power controller. The online calculator performs the calculations and builds in a safety factor to help ensure the controls you select will perform reliably in your application.
The how to order page makes it easy to narrow your choices by providing drop-down menus for phase, proportioning mode, voltage designation and load in amps. Users simply fill out as much information as possible and hit submit, and all possible matches are immediately listed.