AVX Expands 600V MLCC Series to Include 630V Range

630V range capacitor designed as a drop-in replacement for high-voltage, high-frequency applications...

MYRTLE BEACH S.C. (October 24, 2006) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components, has expanded its high-voltage multilayer capacitor series to include a 630V Range. Providing a high capacitance value, low ESRs at high frequencies and low leakage values in a small package, the 630V Range capacitor is designed as a drop-in replacement for a wide range of high-voltage, high-frequency applications such as snubbers in high-frequency power converters, resonators in SMPS, and high voltage coupling/DC blocking.

"We have expanded our MLCC product offering to include a 630V range to meet the growing demands for this specific voltage capability," said Scott Harris, Product Marketing Manager, Advanced Ceramic Capacitors. "This offering encompasses a wide range of applications across several industries including automotive, telecommunications, industrial and military."

The 630V range is available in RoHS, tin-lead terminations and FLEXITERM® versions. FLEXITERM is designed to enhance the mechanical flexure and temperature cycling performance of a standard ceramic capacitor, providing a solution for applications where board flexure and temperature cycle damage are a concern.

They also offer extremely low ESR, excellent high frequency performance and high current handling capacity.

For more information about the 630V range MLCC, contact
801 17th Avenue South,
Myrtle Beach,
S.C. 29578
phone 843-448-9411,
fax 843-444-2864

AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive components and connectors with 20 manufacturing and customer support facilities in 12 countries around the world. AVX offers a broad range of devices including capacitors, resistors, filters, timing and circuit protection devices and connectors. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:AVX).

For more information, contact:
Craig Hunter
Strategic Marketing Manager

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