KEMET Announces Release of Established Reliability 50 Volt Ratings in CWR09- and CWR29-Style Capacitors Qualified to MIL-PRF-55365/4 and /11 in Addition to New Termination Options for All CWR-Style Capacitors


GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 31 /KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) today announced the release of twenty-two established reliability part numbers qualified to MIL-PRF-55365/4 & /11, styles CWR09 and CWR29, for both the T409 and T429 Series. These new additions have expanded KEMET's current portfolio of CWR-style offerings to include the complete listing of 50 volt CWR09 and CWR29 styles. These additions offer 100% Surge Current testing as an option for all case sizes, along with Weibull grading (B and C levels). Each series is offered in eight case sizes with capacitance values of 0.1 microfarad to 4.7 microfarads.

In addition, KEMET Corporation announced the release of three new termination finish options for the T409, T419, T429, and T492 Series part numbers qualified to MIL-PRF-55365/4 and /11, styles CWR09, CWR11, CWR19, and CWR29. These new termination finishes include gold-plated, hot-solder-dipped, and solder-fused options that give defense and aerospace designers the flexibility to incorporate any termination finish qualified to MIL-PRF-55365. These options are in addition to KEMET's current solder-plated offering.

Typical applications for these CWR-style capacitors are decoupling, bypass, filtering, and R-C timing circuits. Lead times are eight to twelve weeks, depending on the specific testing options requested. "These new offerings further establish KEMET as the premier supplier of defense and aerospace components with the most complete Qualified Products List (QPL) of any capacitor manufacturer in the world." said Calvin Williams, KEMET's Vice President, Product Management - Tantalum. "We have been a key supplier of the defense and aerospace community for many years and remain committed to maintaining this relationship by responding to the changing needs of this industry."

Contact KEMET for additional details on these new products, or visit www.kemet.com for complete specifications and performance characteristics.

KEMET Corporation provides industry-leading, high-performance capacitance solutions, including the world's most complete line of surface-mount capacitor technologies across tantalum, ceramic, and solid aluminum dielectrics, provided with the world's best quality, delivery, and service. KEMET's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol KEM. KEMET is an ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/TS 16949:2002 certified company.

Source: KEMET Corporation

CONTACT: Dean W. Dimke, Director of Corporate and Marketing Communication, +1-864-228-4448, or deandimke@kemet.com, or Ed Jones, Product Manager, +1-864-963-6333, or edjones@kemet.com, both of KEMET Corporation

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