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AVX Corp.

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electronic components & devices, mechanical components & assemblies

Polymer Chip Capacitors suit automotive applications.

February 15, 2016

Qualified to AEC-Q200 specification for passive components, TCQ Series spans voltage range of 4–35 V with capacitance values from 4.7–220 µF and ±20% capacitance tolerance. Products feature conductive polymer electrodes, which enable benign failure mode under recommended use conditions, and exhibit basic reliability of 1% per 1,000 hr at 85°C and rated voltage with 60% confidence. Available in 3 case sizes, capacitors operate from -55 to +125°C and are 3x reflow compatible at 260°C. Read More

electronic components & devices

Solid Tantalum Microchip Capacitors have medical grade design.

January 8, 2016

Designed for filtering, hold-up, timing, and pulsing circuits within implantable, non-life-support, and non-implantable life support applications, T4C Series offers DC leakage levels down to 0.01 CV or 0.3 µA and 2 levels of statistical screening. Case sizes include 0402/0603/0805, and voltage ratings are 4, 6.3, 10, and 16 V. Change control ensures consistent supply, and reliability is better than 0.1% failures per 1,000 hr. Capacitance is 0.47–22 µF with ±10% or ±20% capacitance tolerance. Read More

electronic components & devices

Harmonic Filters suit high frequency wireless applications.

December 15, 2015

Based on thin film multilayer technology, 512 MHz and 700 MHz LGA Low Pass Harmonic Filters feature ultra miniature 1206 chip size measuring 3.10 x 1.60 x 0.60 mm. Units are rated for 3 W continuous power and operating temperatures spanning -40 to +85°C. Providing characteristic impedance of 50 Ω and nickel/lead-free-solder coated terminations, RoHS-compliant filters are compatible with automatic soldering technologies. Devices exhibit low insertion losses and extremely sharp roll-off. Read More

electronic components & devices

Medium Power Film Capacitors suit DC filtering applications.

December 10, 2015

Available in cases sizes up to 36 L with specific energy up to 380 J/I, FFHV and FTHV Series offer dry, metallized alternative to oil-filled high-voltage capacitors. Both series are rated for 1,500–3,000 Vdc, with capacitance spanning 590–12,600 µF (±10%) and operating temperatures from -40 to +85°C. Supplied in thermoplastic resin-filled aluminum case, FFHV Series comes in heights from 9.06–24.02 in., while FTHV Series features hermetically sealed aluminum case and heights from 9.45–24.41 in. Read More

electronic components & devices

Medical Grade Tantalum Capacitors offer low DCL values.

December 7, 2015

Manufactured using Q-Process and offered in 0603, 0805, and 1411 case sizes, TBC Series HRC6000 medical implantable grade capacitors feature DC leakage (DCL) values down to 0.0025 CV and require voltage de-rating as low as 20% for filtering and 0% for pacing, hold-up, and charging. Available values include rated voltages of 4, 6, and 10 V; capacitance tolerances of ±5%, ±10%, and ±20%; and capacitance values from 2.2–68 µF. Operation is rated from -55 to +125°C. Read More

electronic components & devices

MLCCs offer temperature rating to 250°C.

July 17, 2015

Available in 6 case sizes from 0603–2225, AT Series includes both C0G and VHT dielectrics rated at 200°C and 250°C, suitable for demanding automotive, avionics, aerospace, and energy applications. Multi-layer ceramic chip capacitors feature capacitance values from 100 pF to 1 µF and are rated for 16, 25, and 50 V operation. Termination options include Pd/Ag and RoHS-compliant 100% Sn-plated. Read More

communication systems & equipment, electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Radial Leaded Varistors protect circuits and filter noise.

July 15, 2015

Combining multilayer varistor (MLV) and X7R multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) technology, radial leaded CapGuard™ Automotive Series exhibits bidirectional transient voltage protection, EMI/RFI attenuation, and multi-strike capabilities. AEC-Q200-qualified products, resistant to harsh environments, mechanical shock, and vibration, are available with working voltages of 26 and 45 Vdc, capacitances of 0.47 and 1 µF (both with ±20% tolerance), and energy ratings of 0.6 and 0.7 J. Read More

electronic components & devices

Wet Electrolytic Tantalum Capacitors operate up to 200°C.

July 7, 2015

Hermetically sealed in welded tantalum can and header assembly, TWA-Y Series is capable of up to 2,000 hours of operation with applicable derating. High capacitance cathode system enables high CV performance in standard DSCC case sizes spanning T1-T4. Manufactured in accordance with CECC 30 202-01 (EN 130202), series offers capacitance values from 150–1,000 µF with ±10% or ±20% capacitance tolerance, voltages from 50–125 V, and temperatures spanning -55 to +200°C. Read More

electronic components & devices

Tantalum SMD Capacitors feature low DCL of 0.005 CV.

June 29, 2015

Available with 3 levels of next-generation statistical screening, TMJ S1gma&trade; Series is suited for high-end wireless applications in which extended battery life is paramount. Devices come in 6 case sizes spanning 1206&ndash;2924, with 7 rated voltages from 6.3&ndash;50 Vdc, and capacitance values from 0.22&ndash;680 µF. AEC-Q200 qualified upon request, series operates from -55 to +125°C and features capacitance tolerance of ±10%. Baseline part failure rate is < 0.5% per 1,000 hr at 85°C and rated voltage. Read More

electronic components & devices

SMT Multilayer Varistors are available with glass encapsulation.

May 20, 2015

Glass encapsulated for resistance against harsh environments/processes, Glass Encapsulated TransGuard® and TransGuard Automotive Series provide bi-directional overvoltage protection and EMI/RFI attenuation. These zinc oxide (ZnO)-based ceramic semiconductor devices exhibit sub 1 nsec response times to ESD strikes, offer multi-strike capabilities, and come in 1206, 1210, 1812, and 2220 chip sizes with energy ratings from 0.4&ndash;12 J and peak current ratings from 150&ndash;2,000 A. Read More

electronic components & devices

High-Voltage MLCs serve automotive/power applications.

May 19, 2015

Comprised of multilayer ceramic (MLC) capacitors qualified to AEC-Q200 and rated for 1,000 Vdc, SV Series features C0G (NP0) Class I dielectric materials and radial leads. Capacitance values range from 1,000 pF to 0.015 µF, and available tolerances include J (±5%), K (±10%), and M (±20%). Conformally coated to eliminate arc flashover potential, products operate from -55 to +125°C and come in 3 case sizes with 5.08 mm thickness and 11.9 x 10.2 mm, 7.62 x 9.14 mm, and 10.2 x 11.7 mm footprints. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Single-Contact IDC Connector has plated through hole terminations.

May 19, 2015

Rated 600 Vac and able to accept 24&ndash;18 AWG solid or stranded wires with 5&ndash;9 A current ratings, single-tine 9176-60X wire-to-board (WTB) insulation displacement connector (IDC) withstands automotive levels of shock and vibration. Gas-tight connection to PCB promotes long-term reliability, while preassembled strain relief caps with through-wire or end-stop configurations foster flexibility. RoHS-compliant connector, operating from -40 to +125°C, is compatible with potting and overmolding. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Wire-to-Board Contact suits light industrial applications.

May 15, 2015

Accepting 26&ndash;22 AWG solid or stranded wires, 70-9296 Series 2 mm Vertical Poke-Home WTB Contact supports current ratings up to 8 A. Micro-contact is available with topside or through board contact locations and bottom or top entry wire insertion for both FR4 and metal core PCBs. Unit is based on dual beam box contact design, which utilizes phosphor bronze contacts with tin over nickel plating. Operating from -40 to +125°C, RoHS-compliant device is suited for SSL products, switches, and sensors. Read More

electronic components & devices

Medium Power Film Capacitors are designed for AC filtering.

December 15, 2014

Encased in cylindrical aluminum can with fast-on or screw terminals, FLA Series features metallized polypropylene dielectric imbued with soft polyurethane (PU) resin. RoHS-compliant products, rated from -40 to +80°C, deliver single-phase performance while incorporating self-healing technology and internal overpressure disconnector device. Capacitors come in 9 case sizes spanning A&ndash;I, 8 voltages from 250&ndash;690 Vac, capacitance values from 10&ndash;600 µF, and capacitance tolerances of ±5% and ±10%.<br /> Read More

electronic components & devices

High-CV Polymer Tantalum Capacitors have small profile.

December 3, 2014

Supplied in 0603 (1608 metric) M case with 0.9 mm max profile, F38 Series is constructed from conductive polymer tantalum materials and features face down terminals that help minimize ESL and promote capacitance. These lead-free compatible, RoHS-compliant products carry 6.3 V and 47 µF ratings, are resistant to ignition, and support use from -55 to +105°C. Suitable applications include power supply circuits of small electronics. Read More

electronic components & devices

Stacked SMPS MLCCs feature 200°C temperature rating.

August 7, 2014

Designed for harsh environments, SMX Series is available in 6 case sizes with voltage ratings from 25&ndash;500 V and capacitance from 0.0039&ndash;270 µF. Devices are constructed using high-temperature solder and exhibit resistance to thermal and mechanical shock, moisture, and vibration per MIL-STD-202. Available in both C0G and X7R dielectrics, capacitors are suited for down-hole oil, gas, and mineral exploration equipment; military, defense, and weapons systems; and automotive/HEV applications. Read More

communication systems & equipment, mechanical components & assemblies

Thin Film Couplers operate across WiFi spectrum.

August 5, 2014

Based on multilayer integrated thin film technology, High Directivity 0302 Couplers offer high frequency performance across 2,400&ndash;5,905 MHz WiFi spectrum. Miniature devices are rated for operating temperatures spanning -40 to +85°C and are supplied with lead-free and RoHS-compliant 100% tin terminations compatible with automatic soldering technology, including reflow, wave, vapor phase, and manual.   Read More

electronic components & devices

Self-Healing DC-Link Film Capacitors have 4 snap-in terminals.

July 7, 2014

Intended for power and power conversion applications, FRC Series features 9 voltages from 400&ndash;1,500 V, ±5% and ±10% tolerances, 4 and 8 mm lead lengths, and 4.7&ndash;35 µF capacitance values. Each unit consists of dry, wound, metallized polypropylene film dielectric encased in size A, self-extinguishing, cylindrical plastic case. To eliminate short circuit risk and enable continued operation, capacitors experience parametric loss of capacitance of ~5% from initial value. Read More

electronic components & devices

MLCCs operate at temperatures up to 250°C.

June 3, 2014

Rated to 16 and 25 V at 250°C, AT Series is available in both C0G and VHT dielectrics. Devices offer capacitance values from 2,200 pF to 1 µF with capacitance tolerances down to ±5%. Supplied in case sizes from 1206 to 2225, capacitors feature 2 termination options of Pd/Ag and RoHS-compliant 100% Sn plated. MLCCs are suited for use as filters in power electronics, switch mode power supplies, and DC/DC converters designed into automotive, avionics, aerospace, and energy applications. Read More

electronic components & devices

Polypropylene Film Capacitors range from 0.010-0.47 µF.

May 27, 2014

Available with voltage ratings from 250&ndash;2,000 V, FM Series is non-inductively wound with dry, metallized polypropylene film dielectric and encapsulated in flame retardant plastic case sealed with self-extinguishing, thermosetting epoxy resin. Units feature RoHS-compliant double metallized polyester film electrodes in series construction. Operating from -40 to +105°C, self-healing capacitors come in 17 case sizes with lead lengths of 3.5 and 22 mm and capacitance tolerances of ±5%, ±10%, and ±20%. Read More

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