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KEMET Electronics Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. We offer our customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices, electromagnetic com​​​patibility solutions and supercapacitors.


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Ceramic dielectric doubles the capacitance of C0G/NP0

Ceramic dielectric doubles the capacitance of C0G/NP0
KEMET has introduced its advanced U2J Class-I ceramic dielectric capacitors which offers more than twice the capacitance available in C0G/NP0. The surface mount platform also provides superior temperature performance over X7R, X8R and X5R, making it a suitable capacitor solution for many applications including telecomms, data acquisition and the IoT.
22nd July 2016

KEMET files SEC special disclosure & conflict minerals report

KEMET has filed a Special Disclosure and Conflict Minerals Report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Despite recent case law regarding the SEC reporting rule, KEMET is voluntarily providing disclosure as to the conflict-free status of its capacitor products in an effort to provide greater transparency.
1st June 2016

KEMET expands components offering with ferrite inductors

KEMET expands components offering with ferrite inductors
KEMET Corporation has boosted its solutions capabilities by adding high-quality ferrite inductors to its expanding line of passive electronic components. Ferrite inductors are a natural complement to KEMET’s capacitor core competency. Capacitors and inductors work together in various parts of electronic circuits. They can be used in electronic filters and in power distribution networks, which can be found in nearly all classes of electronic systems.
19th May 2016


Geometrically square construction lowers MLCC inductance

Geometrically square construction lowers MLCC inductance
KEMET has announced the Ultra HiQ-CBR Squared series of MLCCs. The devices' geometrically square construction results in lower inductance than standard EIA case sizes, improving low loss performance and operation at higher resonant frequencies. The Ultra HiQ-CBR Squared capacitors are suited for high power applications such as wireless, satellite and microwave communications, RF and power amplifier modules and medical electronics.
26th April 2016

MLCCs offer reliable high current discharge pulses

MLCCs offer reliable high current discharge pulses
Delivering reliable short-duration pulse generation in harsh environments up to +200°C, pulse discharge MLCCs have been introduced by KEMET. Suited for applications such as munitions and down-hole detonation circuitry, KEMET’s patented high reliability base metal electrode dielectric system is 100% Pb-free, RoHS compliant and REACH compliant without exemptions.
19th April 2016

CEO recognised for role in conflict-free supply chain

CEO recognised for role in conflict-free supply chain
KEMET CEO Per Loof is being recognised for shaping supply chain excellence as a 2016 Top 100 Conflict Mineral Influence Leader by Assent Compliance. Loof is ranked as number three out of 100 nominees for advancing KEMET, a supplier of electronic components, to the forefront of sustainable, conflict-free tantalum mining.
29th March 2016

Advanced ceramic capacitor technology to be revealed at APEC 2016

KEMET is to preview multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) featuring its advanced U2J Class-1 dielectric technology at the 2016 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC). The event will take place at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Centre, California, from March 20-24th (Booth 1753, Hall C).
22nd March 2016

KEMET introduces electronic components app for android

KEMET introduces electronic components app for android
KEMET has announced its electronic components app for Android. Building on the success of KEMET’s iPad app, the Android app provides the same convenient access to over 350 capacitor and electronic component product datasheets. App users can easily navigate by product type or search by keyword.
23rd February 2016

Piezoelectric actuators provide alternative to conventional mechanisms

Piezoelectric actuators provide alternative to conventional mechanisms
KEMET has boosted its solutions capabilities by adding high-quality temperature sensors, current sensors and piezoelectric actuators. The piezoelectric actuators now joining the KEMET portfolio, which are based on ceramic powder and multilayer technologies, consist of standard and custom devices.
25th January 2016

Reliability testing method for polymer electrolytic capacitors

Reliability testing method for polymer electrolytic capacitors
KEMET introduced its KO-CAP Reliability Assessment method, the first of its kind for polymer electrolytic capacitors. The T540 and T541 Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Series are the only polymer electrolytic capacitors available today with failure rate options defined by this innovative testing criteria
3rd December 2015

Silver lining in the fight against conflict minerals

Silver lining in the fight against conflict minerals
The Chief Executive Officer of electronic components supplier Kemet, Per Loof, has recently testified in a hearing before the US House Financial Services Committee’s Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee, as part of the full committee’s continued oversight of the Dodd-Frank Act, signed into law by President Obama five years ago.
20th November 2015

KEMET releases high temperature soldering study

KEMET has released its study supporting Transient Liquid Phase Sintering (TLPS) materials as an alternative for high temperature lead-based solders.
22nd October 2015

'World’s smallest' MLCCs with internal arc protection

'World’s smallest' MLCCs with internal arc protection
  KEMET has announced the 'world’s smallest' high voltage surface mount MLCCs with internal arc protection. The EIA 0603 case size has been added to KEMET’s High Voltage ArcShield product portfolio with voltage ratings up to 1,000V. 
8th October 2015

Gold plated terminations for 200°C ceramic capacitors

Gold plated terminations for 200°C ceramic capacitors
KEMET has announced the introduction of a series of gold plated termination options to its high temperature 200°C ceramic capacitor product lines. They were developed to accommodate mission critical, high reliability and high temperature applications where the use of pure tin and tin-lead plating may compromise long term performance and RoHS initiatives, respectively.
29th September 2015

Humanitarian programme in conflict-free DRC mining community

Humanitarian programme in conflict-free DRC mining community
KEMET has announced that its Partnership for Social and Economic Sustainability (the “KEMET Partnership”) is making a substantial humanitarian impact in Kisengo, a conflict-free tantalum mining region in the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo). KEMET has made contributions to the KEMET Partnership for projects such as a school, medical clinic, fresh water wells, solar street lighting, as well as road and bridge repairs.
27th August 2015

PHS capacitor targets mission critical applications

PHS capacitor targets mission critical applications
Manufactured by placing T550 or T551 PHS (Polymer Hermetic Seal) capacitors in parallel, the M55 Module PHS capacitor portfolio has been announced by KEMET. KEMET's M550 and M551 modular series are designed for mission critical high capacitance and voltage applications in markets such as telecomms, computer, defence and aerospace.
13th August 2015

The industry’s first AEC-Q200 polymer electrolytic capacitor

The industry’s first AEC-Q200 polymer electrolytic capacitor
Delivering stability and endurance in extreme humidity and temperature environments, the T598 high humidity/high temperature series has been unveiled by KEMET. According to the manufacturer, this is the first polymer electrolytic capacitor that meets all of the requirements of the Automotive Electronics Council’s AEC-Q200 specification for passive components.
7th August 2015

Radial leaded MLCCs now available in 630VDC rating

Radial leaded MLCCs now available in 630VDC rating
Expanding its High Voltage Goldmax Radial Leaded MLCC line, KEMET has announced models with a 630VDC rating as well as leading capacitance values. Rated for use in temperatures ranging from -55 to +125°C and available in both COG and X7R dielectric, High Voltage Goldmax Radial Leaded MLCCs feature KEMET’s advanced ceramic technology in one of the world’s most versatile form factors.
22nd July 2015

Automotive polymer electrolytic capacitor series expanded to 50V

Automotive polymer electrolytic capacitor series expanded to 50V
KEMET has announced extensions to its automotive grade polymer electrolytic capacitors. The T591 High Performance Automotive Grade Polymer Electrolytic Series delivers stability and endurance under harsh humidity and temperature conditions. The extensions include options up to 50V for both 12 and 24V power rails.
15th July 2015

Dielectric capacitors utilise full rated voltage at 175°C

Dielectric capacitors utilise full rated voltage at 175°C
The industrial grade high temperature X7R dielectric capacitors have been announced by KEMET.  Unlike competing solutions, these devices can utilise the full rated voltage at 175°C. They are also offered with a flexible termination option and are RoHS compliant without exemption.
10th July 2015


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