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Tantalum MnO2 Capacitors include 35 V rated version.

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Press Release Summary:

May 3, 2013 - Offering such options as Weibull Grading, termination finish, and surge current, SMT T513 Series features multiple anode construction to serve applications requiring high surge current and high ripple current capability. Series suits Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) requirements of alternative energy, industrial/lighting, telecom, transportation, and defense/aerospace markets. Typical applications include decoupling and filtering in radar, sonar, power supply, guidance systems.

Original Press Release

KEMET Expands Its Tantalum MnO2 COTS Series

Press release date: April 22, 2013

The New T513 Series Product Extension Now Rated at 35 Volts

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced the expansion of its T513 Multiple Anode Low ESR COTS MnO(2 )Series with an industry leading 35 volt rated product.

"This surface mount series offers very low ESR and surge robustness designed for applications that require high surge current and high ripple current capability," said Phil Lessner, KEMET Senior Vice President, Chief Technology and Marketing Officer. "These benefits are achieved via a multiple anode construction that results in improved capacitance retention at high frequency."

The KEMET T513 Series is suitable for the Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) requirements of the alternative energy, industrial/lighting, telecommunications, transportation, and defense and aerospace markets. Typical applications include decoupling and filtering in radar, sonar, power supply, guidance systems and other high reliability applications.

The T513 Series can be ordered with various options including Weibull Grading, termination finish and surge current, among others. This solution complements other KEMET products such as the T428, T493, T497, T540, T541, and T543 Series capacitors.

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