PFC Capacitors target European and Asian markets.

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Available in over 40 standard configurations, with ratings from 240-600 Vac, AeroPower(TM) Euro-Style PFC Capacitors feature vacuum-impregnated metalized polypropylene, round aluminum case with M12 mounting studs and 3-contact metric terminal block. Units are built to UL 810 and IEC 60831 standards and are UL Recognized CYTW2 and cUL Recognized CYTW8 certified. For safety, capacitors include pressure interrupter, self-healing technology, and external discharge resistors.



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Aerovox Launches New Range of Euro-Style Power Factor Correction (PFC) Capacitors



Targets European and Asian Market & Application Needs

New Bedford, MA - Aerovox Corp. announced today it has extended its range of AeroPower(TM) power factor correction (PFC) capacitors to include styles required for PFC applications outside the United States. The company's new Euro-style capacitors feature a vacuum-impregnated metalized polypropylene, round aluminum case with M12 mounting studs and a three-contact metric terminal block. They are manufactured at the company's facility in China to provide fast delivery throughout Europe and Asia.

The Euro-style capacitors are available in over forty standard configurations, with ratings from 240 to 600 VAC, including versions for high harmonic applications. They are built to UL 810 and IEC 60831 standards and are UL Recognized CYTW2 and cUL Recognized CYTW8 certified. Added safety features include a pressure interrupter, self-healing technology and external discharge resistors. All Aerovox PFC capacitors are constructed using high quality materials and Lean Six Sigma manufacturing practices to provide reliable performance and long life during continuous use.

"Extending our range of PFC capacitors addresses the need for power factor correction in developing countries to improve energy efficiency," said Jim Faughnan, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. "European and Asian customers can now access Aerovox' superior technology, reliability and design flexibility for their most stringent PFC applications."

Aerovox is a leading manufacturer of capacitors for industrial, medical and specialized applications, with world-class design, manufacturing and testing facilities in New Bedford, MA. Global manufacturing facilities in China and India provide quick turn-around for shipping and delivery worldwide. Aerovox capacitors are among the world's most reliable components. The company's extensive custom design and development capabilities coupled with its broad, standardized product offerings allow it to provide intelligent capacitor solutions that meet or exceed customers' application requirements.

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