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Kemet Electronics Corp.

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Electronic Components & Devices

Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors feature two-chip stack design.

March 6, 2017

Used in smoothing circuits, DC/DC converters, power supplies, and noise reduction circuit applications, Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors use lead-frame technology to vertically stack MLCCs in parallel configuration in single package. Available in EIA 1210 and 2220 case sizes, unit’s attached lead-frame mechanically isolates capacitors from circuit board. KPS “L” capacitors are used in... Read More

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Leaded MLCCs target automotive market.

September 30, 2016

Suitable for environments where mounting space is limited, Goldmax and Aximax leaded Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors can be weld- or crimp-mounted, eliminating need for PCB. In addition, units are non-polar and can be integrated into existing circuit. Operating up to 260°C, capacitors are suited for wiper, power window, and sunroof motors as well as seat belt, transmission, and alternator... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Surface Mount MLCCs feature U2J ceramic dielectric material.

July 27, 2016

Available in case sizes from 0402–1812, Class-I Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors feature max available capacitance from 2.2–470 nF at 25 Vdc. Commercial-grade U2J capacitors are extremely stable with linear capacitance change with temperature, and also retain over 99% of nominal capacitance at full rated voltage. Pb-free as well as RoHS and REACH compliant, non-polar devices are suited for... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Ferrite Inductors are based on nickel-zinc magnetic material.

May 23, 2016

Working together with capacitors in various parts of electronic circuits, RoHS-compliant ferrite inductors are leaded devices that are based on proprietary nickel-zinc magnetic material. These passive electronic components, which can be used in electronic filters and in power distribution networks in electronic systems, are used throughout such industrial and consumer applications as LED... Read More

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Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors provide extremely low ESR.

May 2, 2016

Supplied in 0505 case size, Ultra HiQ-CBR Squared MLCCs provide 250 Vdc rating, capacitance values up to 100 pF, and typical ESR (10 pF at 1 GHz) of <0.068. C0G dielectric features stable copper base metal electrode system, while square size results in higher self-resonant frequency compared to standard EIA case sizes. Capacitors are suited for high power applications such as RF and power... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Pulse Discharge MLCCs deliver reliability in 200°C environments.

April 26, 2016

With 100% Pb-free, RoHS-compliant, and REACH-compliant base metal electrode dielectric system, Pulse Discharge Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors reliably deliver short-duration pulse generation in harsh environments typically associated with munitions and down-hole detonation circuitry. Uniformity of breakdown voltage performance increases reliability. Characteristics include discharge voltages... Read More

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Ceramic Capacitors feature internal arc protection.

October 12, 2015

Available in EIA 0603 case size, High Voltage Surface Mount MLCCs feature voltage ratings up to 1,000 V. ArcShield technology provides permanent internal protection that prevents arcing in both coated and uncoated printed circuit board assemblies. Available with flexible termination technology, capacitors are suited for high voltage coupling, DC blocking, snubber circuits in power supplies,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Ceramic Capacitors offer gold-plated termination options.

October 2, 2015

Available on surface mount HT 200°C Series and HV-HT 200°C Series C0G dielectric product families, gold terminations eliminate concerns associated with high temperature reliability as well as long-term storage. Thickness offerings range from 1.97 µin. to greater than 100 µin. Developed to accommodate mission critical applications, termination options facilitate assembly by wire... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Modular PHS Capacitors exhibit stable operational value retention.

August 14, 2015

Suitable for telecom, computer, defense, and aerospace applications, M55 Module Polymer Hermetic Seal (PHS) capacitors in epoxy housing incorporate benign failure mode and provide stable ESR and capacitance retention. Targeting mission-critical, high-capacitance and -voltage applications, M550 and M551 Modular Series are manufactured by placing T550 or T551 Polymer Hermetic Seal capacitors in... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Polymer Electrolytic Capacitor is AEC-Q200 qualified.

August 11, 2015

Available in capacitances up to 330 µf and rated voltages up to 16 V, T598 KO-CAP® Series meets all requirements of AEC-Q200 specification for passive components and delivers stability and endurance under harsh conditions. Design exceeds humidity bias testing requirements of 85°C with 85% RH in addition to delivering stable electrical performance at 125°C. Typical applications... Read More

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Polymer Electrolytic Capacitors meet AEC-Q200 specifications.

August 10, 2015

Available in capacitances up to 330 µF and rated voltages up to 16 V, T598 High Humidity/High Temperature Series exceeds humidity bias testing requirements of 85°C with 85% relative humidity in addition to delivering stable electrical performance at 125°C. Typical applications include decoupling and filtering of DC-to-DC converters in automotive infotainment and advanced driver... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Radial Leaded MLCCs offer 630 Vdc rating.

July 27, 2015

Available in both COG and X7R dielectric, High Voltage Goldmax Radial Leaded Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors are rated for use in temperatures from -55 to +125°C. Units feature advanced ceramic technology and wire lead termination system, which ensures mechanical robustness in harsh and high vibration environments. Weld- or crimp-mounted, non-polar capacitors are suited for power supplies,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Polymer Electrolytic Capacitors range from 2.5-50 Vdc.

July 16, 2015

Available in options up to 50 V for 12 V and 24 V power rails, T591 Series consists of solid electrolytic capacitors with conductive polymer cathode capable of delivering very low ESR and optimized capacitance retention at high frequencies. Automotive-grade devices provide reliability when tested to 500 hr in 85°C with 85% RH. With capacitance up to 330 µF and operation up to... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Surface Mount Ceramic Capacitors operate up to 175°C.

July 14, 2015

Featuring base metal electrode system, Industrial Grade High Temperature X7R Dielectric Capacitors can utilize full rated voltage of 16–200 Vdc at 175°C. Units are available with flexible termination option, and are RoHS-compliant without exemption. Applications include down-hole oil exploration, aerospace engine compartments, geophysical probes, heavy commercial and specialty vehicles,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

SMT Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors are offered in C0G dielectric.

February 16, 2015

KEMET C0G surface mount multilayer ceramic capacitors carry ratings to 250 V and come in 0402 case size. Offering values up to 330 pF, these commercial- and automotive-grade products feature material that eliminates piezoelectric noise, offers minimal ESR and ESL, exhibits thermal stability, and does not produce any capacitance decay with time. Comprising commercial and automotive grades, series... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Automotive Grade Film Capacitors serve safety applications.

November 21, 2014

Available in capacitances up to 4.7 µF and rated voltages up to 310 Vac, F862 Metallized Polypropylene Film Class X2 Series meets AEC-Q200 qualification requirements by passing 1,000 hr life testing at 85°C with 85% RH at 240 Vac. These RFI X2 capacitors are intended for noise filtering and peak voltage protection when connected parallel to mains or in series such as in smart meter. Design... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Polymer Tantalum Capacitors target automotive applications.

November 19, 2014

Rated up to 10 V, T591 Series is available in capacitances up to 220 µF. AEC-Q200-qualified devices operate up to 125°C and are manufactured in ISO TS 16949 certified plant. Typical uses include decoupling and filtering of DC-to-DC converters in automotive infotainment and driver assistance applications, as well as industrial applications where harsh conditions such as high humidity and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Through-Hole Axial Ceramic Capacitors operate up to 150°C.

October 15, 2014

Featuring X8L dielectric in axial form factor, conformally coated Aximax X8L offers up to 2.2 u capacitance and up to 50 V rated voltages. For applications sensitive to capacitance changes, Aximax Ultra-Stable X8R features dielectric technology that exhibits no capacitance loss with respect to applied DC voltage and negligible loss of capacitance as elevated temperatures. Rated voltages are... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors withstand high temperatures.

October 1, 2014

Featuring gold-plated lead wires and epoxy molded case, High Temperature Radial Molded Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors operate at temperatures up to 200°C. Units have RoHS compliant C0G dielectric that exhibits high breakdown strength and low leakage. Able to withstand severe shock and vibration associated with deep-well and horizontal drilling activities, capacitors are also suited for... Read More

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Supercapacitor Balancing Kit suits validation and prototyping.

August 4, 2014

Complementing KEMET S301 Supercapacitor, Supercapacitor Development Balancing Kit includes 2-stage active balancing circuit to ensure that voltage across each supercapacitor cell is approximately equal. Kit features high frequency capacitance retention, energy deliver capabilities, overvoltage protection, and RoHS compliance. Each contains enough balancing cards, bus bars, screws, washers, and... Read More

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