AVX Corporation's Multianode Tantalum Capacitors Power Curiosity's Chemcam Laser on Mars
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AVX Corporation's Multianode Tantalum Capacitors Power Curiosity's Chemcam Laser on Mars

GREENVILLE, S.C. - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, developed and supplied the 630 tantalum multianode capacitors that are responsible for powering the ChemCam laser module on-board Curiosity, which successfully landed on Mars on August 6, 2012. The ChemCam laser module, a combination of chemistry and camera equipment, is designed to...

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Lamborghini to Incorporate Maxwell Technologies' Ultracapacitors in Stop-Start Idle-Elimination System for Aventador Sports Car

UC Module Supports Efficient Restarting to Maximize CO2 Emission Reduction SAN DIEGO -- Maxwell Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., a leading producer of luxury sports cars, will incorporate Maxwell ultracapacitors to support a stop-start idle-elimination system in all Lamborghini's Aventador cars which will go into production in late 2012. The...

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SMD Safety Y2 Capacitor targets automotive applications.
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SMD Safety Y2 Capacitor targets automotive applications.

Accommodating electric and hybrid electric vehicle demands, KCA series can be used as part of AC power line filter inÂ- battery charger or as DC line filter of DC-DC converter/inverter unit. Construction, including use of metal terminals, promotes resilience against vibration and bending stresses. Certified to AEC-Q200, product comes in 2,200, 4,700, or 10,000 pF capacitance...

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Ceramic Capacitors suit switch mode power supplies.
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Ceramic Capacitors suit switch mode power supplies.

Designed for continuous operation at full-rated voltage across entire temperature range, MIL Grade SMPS Ceramic Capacitors are maintenance-free and non-toxic. Applications include high frequency switching power supplies such as resonant DC-DC power supplies and pulse modulated DC-DC converters, or for applications requiring bulk capacitance or energy storage. Commercial industrial grade...

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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding
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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding

We developed this eBook with designers, engineers and purchasing specialists in mind. It is written to provide a basic understanding of plastic injection molding presses, processes and costs. Our goal is to make our customers more knowledgeable about what goes into making a plastic part.

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Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor features 10 µF/50 V rating.
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Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor features 10 µF/50 V rating.

Constructed with X7R dielectric, SkyCap® SR655C106KAR has formed lead for stable placement on printed circuit board. RoHS-compliant device features maximum physical dimensions of 0.3 x 0.4 x 0.15 in. and is suitable for applications in telecommunications, power supplies, home security systems, automotive, aerospace, and medical electronics.

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Polymer COTS Capacitors enable customized solutions.

Available in over 300 discrete part numbers not including termination, ESR, and surge current options, T543 Series enables designers to maximize application performance. Units feature minimum of 24 hours voltage conditioning and surge current options at +25°C and -55°C/+85°C. Typical applications include radar pulse capacitors and both point of load supplies and switch mode...

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DC Link Film Capacitors suit power supply applications.
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DC Link Film Capacitors suit power supply applications.

Available in 14 case sizes with 3 standard lead pitch options of 27.5, 37.5, and 52.5 mm, FB Series features voltage rating of 550-1,200 V and capacitance range of 0.68-75 Â-µF. RoHS-compliant 2-leaded devices combine low loss film technology with self-healing properties of polypropylene dielectric. Rated for use from -40 to +100°C, capacitors are suited for DC power supplies and...

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Capacitors come in polyester, polypropylene radial film types.

Polyester and Polypropylene Radial Film Series exhibit self-healing properties and accommodate needs of diverse applications/markets. Respectively, standard 105°C and high-temperature 125°C options are available in F611-F612 and F622 Series Metallized Polyester Film. Offered with up to 4-section construction, F461-464 Series Single Metallized Polypropylene Film meets voltage...

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Tantalum SMT Capacitors are available in 35 and 50 V ratings.
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Tantalum SMT Capacitors are available in 35 and 50 V ratings.

With ESR values as low as 6 mohm, T540 and T541 Polymer Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Series includes 35 and 50 V products with Ta anode, Ta(2)O(5) dielectric, and conductive organic polymer cathode plate. Self-healing mechanism is standard with T540 Series, which is rated for voltages from 2.5-50 V and capacitance from 6.8-680 Â-µF. Multiple anode T541 Series, with ESR values from 10-40...

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High-Reliability Supercapacitor operates from -30 to +85°C.
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High-Reliability Supercapacitor operates from -30 to +85°C.

Supplied in 20.5 x 18.5 mm footprint package, DMG series utilizes active carbon technology and provides high-power backup. Each electrical double-layer capacitor (EDLC) achieves high reliability with 5-year life span at 70°C. With 1.4 mm profile, 2.1 V single-cell option provides nominal capacity of 700 mF and ESR at 1 kHz, 70 mW. Double-cell option (4.2 V) has 2.8 mm profile and nominal...

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