Tantalum Capacitors suit high-temperature applications.

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Designed for applications with operating temperatures up to 175°C, T499 series is available in 5 EIA standard case sizes (A, B, C, D, and X) and offers capacitance range of 0.15-220 µF in voltage ratings of 6-50 V. SMT tantalum devices are offered as RoHS-compliant versions as well as with Sn/Pb (5% Pb min) terminations. Harsh environmental applications include under hood automotive electronics, base stations, and oil exploration equipment.



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KEMET Launches New High Temperature T499 Tantalum Chip Series



GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 15 /-- KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) today announced the launch of its new High Temperature T499 Tantalum Chip series. This series is designed for use in applications with operating temperatures up to 175 degrees Celsius. This product offers the highest operating temperature capability in a surface mount tantalum device available in the market place.

The T499 series expands KEMET's portfolio of products targeted for harsh environmental applications, including under hood automotive electronics, base stations, and oil exploration equipment.

The T499 series is available in five EIA standard case sizes (A,B,C,D and X) and offers a capacitance range of 0.15 microfarads to 220 microfarads, in voltage ratings of 6 volts to 50 volts. The T499 capacitors are available in RoHS compliant versions and in standard Sn/Pb (5% Pb minimum) terminations.

About KEMET

KEMET Corporation is a preferred supplier of standardized components to the world's most demanding customers of quality, delivery, and service. KEMET leads the capacitor industry in producing high-performance solutions including a complete line of surface mount Ceramic, Tantalum, and solid Aluminum technologies provided with near-perfect quality and on-time delivery at competitive prices to customer locations worldwide. KEMET capacitors are fundamental elements used in every type of electronic equipment, including computers, telecommunication, automotive, military, medical, and consumer electronics. KEMET is an ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/TS 16949:2002 certified company.

Contact:
Susan Barkal
Technical Product Manager, Tantalum, Conductive Polymer & Aluminum Capacitors
SusanBarkal@kemet.com
864-228-4140

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