Resistors and Capacitors
Murata Launches Mass-production of World's lowest-profile monolithic ceramic capacitor
Murata Manufacturing is pleased to announce that it has commercialized the new low profile monolithic ceramic capacitor, 0603 size (1.6 x 0.8mm) with maximum chip thickness of 0.55mm, having X5R characteristics, 4.7µF, 16V.
KEMET Launches New Line of Industrial Grade Safety Disc Capacitors
KEMET announced the release of the new Radial Through Hole Ceramic Safety Disc Capacitors. Safety Certified Capacitors are classified as either X and/or Y capacitors. Class X capacitors are primarily used in line-to-line (across-the-line) applications.
Stackpole's RNCP Series for High Power Anti-Sulfur Applications
The RNCP series from Stackpole has no silver or other susceptible metals in the terminations to cause sulfur contamination. In addition, the thin film resistive element provides outstanding stability and higher power ratings compared to commodity thick film chip resistors.
VPG's Bulk Metal Foil COTS Resistors In Demand For Control And Monitoring Applications
Vishay Precision Group announce that its VFR brand Bulk Metal Foil commercial off-the-shelf resistors are increasingly in demand to meet the needs for high reliability and long-term stability in control and monitoring applications. Including the surface-mount VSMP Series (0603-2512), hermetically sealed oil-filled VHP100, and leaded Z Series, VFR's comprehensive portfolio offers a variety of resistor configurations, case sizes, and ultra-high-precision specifications for optimized performance.
KEMET Expands Its High Reliability Hermetic Seal Product Line
KEMET today announced the expansion of its High Reliability Hermetic Seal product line to include the high temperature solder option. This option indicates an internal construction solder with a minimum melting point of +221 degrees Celsius.
PCIM Europe: Tantalum Polymer SMD Capacitors Break 100V Barrier
The introduction of its new high voltage TCJ series 3.3µF/125V (D case) tantalum polymer SMD capacitors sees AVX now exceeding the 100V milestone - almost twice the rated voltage of similar products on the market today. These new components offer the benefits of great capacitance, high voltage, and low ESR technology in a small case size. Maintaining 20% recommended voltage derating, TCJ series capacitors significantly extend the usable voltage range.
Ultra-High Precision Foil Resistors Deliver Superior Performance
Riedon introduce two new series of resistors that use Bulk Metal Foil technology to deliver superior performance. The new UHPL series of through-hole moulded resistors provides high precision with a tolerance of ±0.005%, a TCR of ±2ppm and a load life stability of ±0.005%. The ultra-high precision, surface mount UHPC series achieves an extremely low TCR of ±0.05ppm with a power coefficient of 5ppm at rated power and a load life stability of ±0.005%.
Cornell Dubilier Announces Long Life Ultracapacitors
Cornell Dubilier Electronics announces the release of type EDLR long-life electric double layer capacitors. The EDLR series provides more than double the life and up to 10 times the discharge current of ultracapacitors presently offered by the company. Applications are mainly for battery backup and for extending battery life.
Syfer makes additions to its UL and TÜV approved range of SMD 250Vac safety capacitors
Syfer Technology has announced a number of additions to its UL and TÜV approved range of SMD 250Vac safety capacitors. To give engineers more scope in their designs, the upper capacitance value has been extended to 33nF.
KOA Announces New Metal Plate Resistor
For current detecting in small applications, KOA has now expanded it's existing TLR-series by adding the new size 0805. This TLR2A is offered with the highest power rating of 1W - rated power@+105°C - and a resistance range of 5 milli Ω to 10 milliΩ.
Stackpole's RC Series Carbon Comps Ideal for High Energy Load Dump Applications
Stackpole's RC series is an axial leaded carbon composition technology available in 1/4W, 1/2W, and 1W power ratings. The RC's dense carbon slug element handles high energy surges much better than metal film based surge resistors.
0402-Size Ultra Precision Chip Resistors Announced By KOA Speer
KOA Speer Electronics has today announced the release of the 0402 (1E) size of their RN73H line of ultra precision chip resistors. These thin film (metal) chip resistors feature high heat resistance (up to +155°C) and ultra high precision (±0.1%) tolerance. The RN73H offers enhanced moisture resistance (85°C ±2°C, 85% ±4% RH, 1000h) by the use of a special protective layer over resistive film construction.
Stackpole's CSRF Series of Foil on Ceramic Carrier Current Sense Chip Resistors Adds 0603 and 0402 Sizes
Stackpole announces the release of the CSRF0603 and CSRF0402 sizes to add to their broad current sense resistor product group. The CSRF0603 is available in resistance values from 5 to 10 milliohms in 1% tolerance and 75 ppm TCR.
Arcol High Power Resistors offer unequalled Pulse Power Capability in a Compact Form Factor
ARCOL Resistors announces the introduction of the HS series of high-power aluminium-housed resistors which offer an unequalled balance of pulse power capability versus volume. Arcol HS power resistors are manufactured using a wire-wound design to maximise their high pulse capability and are available in 10 standard power ratings from 10 to 600 watts.
KEMET Expands Its Tantalum MnO2 COTS Series
KEMET have announced the expansion of its T513 Multiple Anode Low ESR COTS MnO2 Series with an industry leading 35 volt rated product. This surface mount series offers very low ESR and surge robustness designed for applications that require high surge current and high ripple current capability, said Phil Lessner, KEMET Senior Vice President, Chief Technology and Marketing Officer.
Ultra-High-Precision Z-Foil Surface-Mount Current Sensing Chip Resistor From VPG
Vishay Precision Group announce that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand has released a new ultra-high-precision Z-Foil surface-mount current sensing chip resistor that is the industry's first such device to combine a high power rating of 1 W at +70°C and low TCR of ±0.2 ppm/°C typical from -55°C to +125°C, +25°C ref. By dissipating up to 1 W in the 1625 package size, the VCS1625ZP allows designers to use a single device to measure larger currents than previously possible.
AVX introduces ultra-broadband capacitor series designed to address DC blocking from 16 KHz to 40GHz
AVX has introduced a new ultra-broadband capacitor series. Designed to address DC blocking from 16KHz to 40GHz, AVX's new GX03 series ultra-broadband capacitors exhibit ultra-broadband performance, extremely low insertion loss, excellent return loss and X7R characteristics.
Ohmite Manufacturing Announces RW Series of High Power SMD Wirewound Resistors
Ohmite Manufacturing announces the new 5W and 7W surface mount wirewound resistors for high power density applications. The new RW5 and RW7 Series SMD wirewound resistors feature a 'finned' body style in order to maximize surface area, and therefore cooling capacity, without taking up excessive PCB space.
Metallized Polypropylene Film Snubber Capacitor For Direct IGBT Mounting
Vishay introduce a new high-performance metallized polypropylene film snubber capacitor. Configurable for direct mounting on insulated gate bipolar transistor modules, the Vishay Roederstein MKP386M features a wide capacitance range from 0.047 µF up to 10 µF, high-temperature operation to + 105 °C, and seven voltage ratings from 700 VDC to 2500 VDC and 420 VAC to 800 VAC.
IMS Introduces Non-Magnetic Chip Resistors with Ultra Leach Resistant Terminals for MRI Applications
International Manufacturing Services has introduced a new type of chip resistor terminal which are nonmagnetic and ultra leach resistant. The Ultra Leach Resistant (ULR) type terminals have been proven to maintain their integrity in the harshest solder environments, including high temperature and multiple reflows, withstanding up to 15 minutes at 260°C.
Stackpole's BR Series Bare Element Current Sense Resistors for Lower PCB Temperatures
The BR series from Stackpole is a thru hole current sense resistor series offering power ratings up to 5 watts with low PCB temperatures. The BR series elevates the resistive element off of the board for maximum cooling into the ambient air and minimizing the amount of heat that must be dealt with at the board level.
HMC Series Economical Chip Resistors with Resistance Values Up To 10G Ohms
The HMC series from Stackpole is a thick film based chip resistor series capable of high resistance values. This series utilizes special high resistance inks and volume production to achieve a chip resistor that is capable of extremely high resistance values without significant cost increase.
KEMET Expands Polymer Hermetic Seal Portfolio With 75 Volt Extensions
KEMET announce the release of 75 volt product extensions for the T550 Polymer Hermetic Seal Series of tantalum through-hole capacitors. With its benign failure mode, T550 PHS Series products are ideal for use in high voltage power management applications such as buck boost converters, filtering, hold-up capacitors, and other high ripple current applications. Typical markets include alternative energy, industrial/lighting, telecommunications, and defence and aerospace.
Vishay Unveil Power Metal Strip Resistor Featuring Wide Side Terminal Construction
Vishay Intertechnology have today introduced a new surface-mount Power Metal Strip resistor featuring a wide side terminal construction that yields a high 2 W power rating in the compact 1020 case size. The WSL1020 combines its high power-to-footprint-size ratio with extremely low resistance values down to 0.003 Ohm and stable resistance tolerances to 0.5 %.
Riedon offers easy customization of wirewound resistors and readily available off-the-shelf designs
Riedon reveals that they provide all the advantages of precision wirewound resistor technology with designs that are easily customized for specific applications and can also be produced economically in low volumes. Riedon's standard wirewound resistors are offered in various series to meet different performance requirements across a range of body styles.
KEMET Expands Its Polymer Tantalum Portfolio with First-To-Market Product Extensions
KEMET Corporation today announced the expansion of its KEMET Organic Capacitor (KO-CAP) family with the release of 63 volt product extensions for the T521 High Voltage Polymer Series, as well as first-to-market extensions for the T540 and T541 Hi-Rel Polymer Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Series and T543 Polymer Tantalum COTS Series.
Vishay Expands Its E/H Series of QPL MIL-PRF-55342-Qualified Thin Film SMD Resistor Chips
Vishay today announced that it has extended its E/H series of MIL-PRF-55342-qualified thin film surface-mount resistor chips to offer an S level failure rate of 0.001 % per 1,000 hours in 12 case sizes. The QPL devices are qualified to TCR characteristics E, H, K, L, and M.
New Ohmite High Energy Resistors deal with Power Surges
A new range of high energy resistors from Ohmite combine the benefits of non-inductive performance and high power density. Resistant to power surges such as lightning strikes, the first in the series, the TP810, would commonly be used to buffer the energy required to switch on and turn off components like large compressors and motors or spikes caused by faulty wiring or problems with the utility such as downed power lines.
Vishay Intertechnology Launches Compact Aluminum-Housed Resistors
Vishay Intertechnology today released the VACR, a series of compact aluminum-housed resistors with power ratings up to 500 W. The new devices will serve in industrial, motor drive, railway, renewable energy, and other high-power systems as braking, chopper, pre-discharging, and voltage-limiting resistors, among other applications.
Vishay Foil Resistors Video Demonstrates Accuracy Of FRSM Z1-Foil Chip Resistors
Vishay Precision Group announce that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand has released a new video that compares the accuracy of precision thin film resistors with the new generation of VFR COTS resistors based on Z1-Foil technology. Using the example of a circuit built around Intersil's ISL28617 precision instrumentation amplifier, the short video shows how an increase in ambient temperature causes a TCR mismatch in the thin film resistors (TCR of 5 ppm/ °C), resulting in an error in the output of the amplifier circuit while having no effect on the Bulk Metal Foil resistor.
Vishay Announce Axial Cemented Wirewound Safety Resistor
Vishay Intertechnology have today announced the release of a new axial cemented wirewound safety resistor specially designed to ensure safe and silent fusing operation during overload conditions in electric appliances, energy meters, and power supplies. Featuring a fusing time of < 30 s for a 45 W overload and high surge voltage capability, the new Vishay Draloric AC03..CS offers a special cement coating for immediate interruption without flame and explosion when mains voltage (220 Vrms) is applied.
KOA Speer Announces Industry's First 1W 0805 Metal Plate Current Sense Resistor
KOA Speer Electronics has today announced the introduction of the TLR2A, a 1Watt, 0805-size metal plate resistor. The new TLR2A resistor offers the ability to use a smaller component, while maintaining a high power rating.
ARCOL High Power Resistors Offer Unequalled Pulse Power Capability
UK based ARCOL Resistors has today announced that it is extending its HS range of high-power aluminium-housed resistors to include a low profile version offering an unequalled balance of pulse power capability versus volume. ARCOL HS power resistors are manufactured using a wire-wound design to maximise their high pulse capability and are available in 10 standard power ratings from 10 to 600 watts.
TDK Announces MKP Film Capacitors With Reduced Volume
TDK Corporation presents EPCOS MKP film capacitors of the B3267xPx series with a significantly reduced volume. For example the type with a capacitance of 1 µF and a rated voltage of 450 V DC has dimensions of only 8.0 x 17.5 x 13.0 mm³ thanks to a high capacitance density with a lead spacing of 10 mm. This corresponds to a volume reduction of around 40 percent compared with the predecessor type with a lead spacing of 15 mm.
Vishay Unveil Surface-Mount Aluminium Capacitors Up To + 150 °C
Vishay Intertechnology have introduced a new series of surface-mount aluminium capacitors that combines a high temperature range to + 150 °C with very low impedance, high ripple current, and long useful life. For increased processing flexibility, the Vishay BCcomponents 160 CLA devices meet the rigorous IPC/JEDEC J-STD-020 soldering guidelines for severe reflow conditions.
KEMET Introduces New True Fail Open Tantalum Capacitor
KEMET Corporation has introduced its new T496 Hi-Rel Fused Commercial-Off-the-Shelf MnO2 Series of tantalum surface mount capacitors. These devices are ideal for use in high reliability applications where a capacitor failing short will disrupt the overall performance of the system. The internal fuse in the capacitor results in a fail open condition.
KEMET Further Expands Its C0G And X8R Flexible Termination Portfolio
KEMET Corporation today announced the expansion of its Flexible Termination product portfolio in C0G and Ultra-Stable X8R dielectrics. KEMET has extended case size offerings as well as capacitance values in both dielectric platforms.
Vishay Extends Wide Terminal Thin Film Chip Resistors With Ohmic Values Down to 1 Ohm
Vishay have announced today that it has extended its MCW 0406 AT Precision series of wide terminal thin film chip resistors with ohmic values down to 1 Ohm, the industry's lowest for such a device in the compact 0406 package. The resistors combine their low ohmic values with precision tolerance of ± 0.1 % and precision TCR of ± 25 ppm/K.
DMTL Announce High Stability, Extremely Low TCR Metal Film Resistors
DMTL announces Viking Tech's CSR Series of metal film precision resistors that will find wide application in telecoms, medical and test and measurement instrumentation as well as automotive systems thanks to AECQ200 qualification.
KOA Enhance Resistance Range For 01005-RK73B1F Thick Film Chip Resistors
KOA Speer Electronics has recently expanded the range of resistance values of their smallest size within the RK73B1F series of general-purpose thick film chip resistors. The new value range, which affects the 01005 (1F) size, has been expanded to 4.7 Ohm ~ 1M Ohm for both 2% and 5% tolerances. The RK73B1F chip resistor, which is 55% smaller than the 0201 size, features a power rating of 0.03W and a TCR up to +300ppm/°C.