Wet Tantalum Capacitors offer capacitance to 1,000 µF.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring glass-to-tantalum hermetic seals, T18 Series combines capacitance of 1,000 µF at 75 V with ESR values down to 0.50 Ω at 120 Hz and +25°C, in D case size. Tantalum-cased electrolytic capacitors offer reverse voltage of 1.5 V at +85°C and thermal shock of 300 cycles. Operating over temperature range of -55 to +85°C, or +125°C with voltage derating, through-hole axial capacitors are optimized for timing, filtering, energy hold-up, and pulse power applications in space/avionics equipment.

Original Press Release:

Vishay Intertechnology Announces New Ultra-High-Capacitance Series of Tantalum-Cased Wet Tantalum Capacitors

For Avionics and Aerospace Applications, Devices Offer Industry-High Capacitance of 1000 µF at 75 V in the D Case Size

MALVERN, Pa. – Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new ultra-high-capacitance series of tantalum-cased wet tantalum capacitors with glass-to-tantalum hermetic seals. For avionics and aerospace applications, the T18 series offers an industry-high capacitance of 1000 µF at 75 V in the D case size.

Vishay's T18 tantalum-cased electrolytic capacitors provide all the advantages of the company's SuperTan® series devices while offering reverse voltage of 1.5 V at +85 °C, thermal shock of 300 cycles, and high vibration (sine: 50 g; random: 27.7 g) capability. The wet tantalum capacitors are optimized for timing, filtering, energy hold-up, and pulse power applications in power supplies for space and avionics equipment.

The T18 series is offered in the A, B, C, and D case sizes. In the D case size, the devices combine their ultra-high-capacitance with low ESR values down to 0.50 Ω at 120 Hz and +25 °C. The through-hole axial capacitors operate over a temperature range of -55 °C to +85 °C, to +125 °C with voltage derating, and offer capacitance tolerance of ± 10 % and ± 20 % standard.

The capacitors released today feature standard tin/lead terminations, with RoHS-compliant 100 % tin terminations available.

Samples of the T18 series are available now. Production quantities will be available in August 2013, with lead times of 10 weeks for larger orders. Pricing for U.S. delivery is $125 each in 100-piece quantities.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 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.

Vishay Contact:

Andrew Post

Senior Manager

Global Communications

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Telephone: 1 610 251-5287

Fax: 1 610 889-9429

Email: andrew.post@vishay.com

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