Wet Tantalum Capacitor offers capacitance from 1,100-72,000 µF.

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Utilizing SuperTan® hybrid cathode technology, Model HE4 achieves ESR down to 0.025 Ω at +25°C and 1 kHz. Unit is housed in all-tantalum, hermetically sealed case with double seal to withstand stress and hazardous environments of military and aerospace applications. Offered in A, B, and C case codes, HE4 operates over temperature range of -55 to +85°C (to +125°C with voltage derating), and features ±20% standard capacitance tolerance at 120 Hz and +25°C.

Original Press Release:

Vishay Intertechnology Releases New Wet Tantalum High-Energy Capacitor for Military and Aerospace Applications

Built on SuperTan® Technology, Device Offers Low ESR Down to 0.025 Ω and Capacitance From 1100 µF to 72000 µF

MALVERN, Pa. —  Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new wet tantalum high-energy capacitor with low maximum ESR down to 0.025 Ω at +25 °C and 1 kHz, and the highest capacitance of any similar device on the market. Manufactured to withstand high stress and hazardous environments, the HE4 features a unique case design for improved reliability and performance in military and aerospace applications.

The HE4 utilizes Vishay's proven SuperTan® hybrid cathode technology in combination with industry-leading anode designs to achieve its low ESR. Optimized for energy-storage and pulse-power applications, the device is housed in an all-tantalum, hermetically sealed case featuring a double seal for increased reliability.

The capacitor released today combines its robust design with an ultra-high capacitance range from 1100 µF to 72000 µF, the highest capacitance per unit volume of any wet tantalum capacitor. Offered in the A, B, and C case codes, the HE4 operates over a temperature range of -55 °C to +85 °C (to +125 °C with voltage derating) and features a ± 20 % standard capacitance tolerance at 120 Hz and +25 °C, with tolerances of ± 10 % also available.

Samples and production quantities of the new HE4 wet tantalum high-energy capacitor are available now, with lead times of 10 weeks for larger orders. Pricing for U.S. delivery starts at $225 in high volumes.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay's product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.

SuperTan is a registered trademark of Vishay Intertechnology.



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