Avxs Hi-Rel, Mil-Aero Ceramic and Tantalum Capacitors Are Now Available Through Digi-Key

GREENVILLE, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has recently made its high-reliability, military-qualified ceramic and tantalum capacitors available for fast prototype delivery through Digi-Key, a global electronics components distributor recognized as the industry-leader in selection, availability and delivery.

Ideal for a variety of military and aerospace applications, newly available high-reliability tantalum capacitor series include AVX’s Military Tantalum CWR09/11/19/29 and CWR15 Series, the world’s smallest military-approved tantalum chip capacitors, as well as its hermetically sealed TWC (MIL-PRF-39006) Series of wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors.  Hi-Rel Mil-Spec ceramic solutions now available through DigiKey range from CDR (MIL-PRF-55681) and SMPS (MIL-PRF-49470) series to those with several DSCC/DLA and space-level MIL-PRF-123 specifications, providing a comprehensive offering of both leaded and surface mount microwave and stacked MLC capacitors. 

“AVX is the global leader of Hi-Rel ceramic and tantalum capacitors,” said Mark Obuszewski, ceramic product manager at AVX.  “Making these product lines available through Digi-Key enables us to provide fast and efficient prototype delivery of our trusted mil-aero capacitor series to design engineers worldwide.” 

AVX’s high-reliability ceramic capacitors available through Digi-Key feature capacitance levels spanning 0.1pF to 1300µF, rated voltages spanning 50-1000V, tolerances ranging from ±0.1pF to ±5%, and operating temperatures ranging from -55°C to 150°C.  The military-qualified capacitors are available in four failure rates: M (1%), P (0.1%), R (0.01%), and S (0.001%), and several case sizes and packaging options are also available.   

AVX’s high-reliability tantalum capacitors now available through Digi-Key feature capacitance levels spanning 0.1µF to 1500µF, rated voltages spanning 4-125 V, ESRs spanning 18mOhms to 22Ohms, and ±10%, ±20%, and ±5% tolerances.  Available in three failure rates for the CWR series: B (0.1%), C (0.01%), and D (0.001%), AVX’s military-qualified tantalum capacitors are also available in several case sizes. 

Pricing information is available at www.digikey.com, and most parts are available for immediate shipment. 

For more information about AVX, please visit www.avx.com, call 207-286-2181, or write to One AVX Boulevard, Fountain Inn, S.C. 29644.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than two million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers at www.digikey.com. With over 800,000 products in stock, an impressive selection of online resources, and the logistical advantage of more than 800,000 square feet of expandable distribution space, Digi-Key continues to move forward, affirming its commitment to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry.

About AVX

AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive components and interconnect solutions with 26 manufacturing and customer support facilities in 15 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:

Bill Colyer

AVX Corporation



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