Electronic Products & Technology

September 20, 2019 by Stephen Law

Press-fit electrolytic capacitors eliminate need for solder

KEMET ALF20 and ALF40 series press-fit, snap-in aluminum electrolytic capacitors eliminate the need for solder, as well as the associated production and quality issues. Devices provide reliable electrical contact and the same vibration performance as soldered snap-in terminals. Both series…
September 10, 2019 by Stephen Law

Hybrid polymer aluminum electrolytic capacitors are robust

TDK CORP SMD series hybrid polymer aluminum electrolytic capacitors are available in 25Vdc/ 330µF and 35Vdc/ 270µF versions, each with dimensions of 10 x 10.2mm (d x l). The robust devices are RoHS-compatible, qualified to AEC-Q200, and designed for a…
July 8, 2019 by Stephen Law

Ultra-miniature capacitor delivers long life

UNITED CHEMI-CON KXF Series of long-life ultra-miniature aluminum electrolytic through-hole capacitors is guaranteed at 15,000 thru 20,000 hours of operation for LED lighting circuits and other long-life, high-voltage power applications. Devices are rated at a voltage range of 160Vdc to…
May 22, 2019 by Stephen Law

UL 810-approved ac filter capacitors are rugged

TDK B32354S3 series of ac filter capacitors are UL 810 approved at the component level and carry the CE mark. Capacitors are designed for a rated voltage of 350Vac and are available with capacitance values of 10µF to 40µF, and…
May 13, 2019 by Stephen Law

High voltage single layer ceramic disc capacitors boosts capacitance to 2nF

VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY Roederstein HVCC series of radial-leaded high voltage single layer ceramic disc capacitors come in compact sizes and deliver high capacitance values of 2nF. Devices offer guaranteed load life performance of 1000 h at 125 % rated voltage and…
February 4, 2019 by Matt Reynolds, director of product marketing, Piezo and Protection Devices, TDK Electronics Inc.

DC-Link Power Capacitors Technological Advances For Power Electronics Design

The technology behind capacitors has been around since late 1745 when a physicist in Germany found that an electrical charge could be stored by connecting a high-voltage electrostatic generator by a wire to a volume of water in a hand-held…
January 10, 2019 by Stephen Law

High-density aluminum capacitors boost energy

CORNELL DUBILIER THA and THAS Thinpacks series aluminum electrolytic capacitors provide high energy density in a low profile aluminum electrolytic cap. Devices are suitable for low profile circuits where high capacitance is needed for bulk storage. THA Thinpacks are 8.2mm…
January 5, 2019 by Stephen Law

Compact aluminum electrolytic capacitors boost current capability

TDK CORP B41897 series of EPCOS single-ended aluminum electrolytic capacitors provide a compact design, a high CV product and high ripple current capability. Devices are available for rated voltages of between 25Vdc and 75Vdc and cover a capacitance range from…
November 26, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ceramic capacitors come in modular flex-assembly technology

TDK CORP. CeraLink FA capacitors provide modular flex-assembly technology and save space by connecting two, three or 10 identical capacitors in parallel over the same terminals in order to increase the capacitance. Devices are available for rated voltages of 500Vdc,…
July 4, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ac filter capacitors are compact, robust

TDK EPCOS B33331V series of MKP AC capacitors for filter applications are designed for a rated voltage of 460 VRMS, corresponding to a peak voltage of 650V and cover a capacitance range from 2µF to 50µF. Both the cans and the…
October 11, 2017 by Stephen Law

EPCOS MKP film capacitors optimized for use with ac voltage

TDK B3275 series of robust EPCOS MKP film capacitors are optimized for use with ac voltages with high ripple currents. Devices are available for rated voltages of 250 VRMS, 275 VRMS and 310 VRMS and cover a capacitance range from 1µF to 70µF.…
March 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Dielectric capacitors boost capacitance on board

KNOWLES Syfer X7R dielectric capacitors are available in a 2220 case size, providing the option of greater total capacitance on the board, or piece part count reduction. Devices can take the place of 2 x 4.7nF X1/Y2 capacitors connected in…