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Vishay Intertechnology Four-Terminal Snap-in Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors Reduce Component Counts, Lower Costs, and Increase Stability
400 V and 450 V Devices Offer High Ripple Current to 6.77 A at 105 °C in 15 Large Case Sizes From 35 mm by 50 mm to 45 mm by 100 mm
MALVERN, Pa. — Feb. 15, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of 400 V and 450 V snap-in, four-terminal aluminum electrolytic capacitors with improved ripple current capability at an ambient temperature of 105°C in 15 large case sizes. Designed for power supplies and industrial and home appliance inverters, the Vishay BCcomponents 299 PHL-4TSI series reduces component counts and lowers costs, while increasing mechanical stability and end-product lifetimes.
Featuring a cylindrical aluminum case with pressure relief, insulated with a blue sleeve, the devices released today offer high ripple current from 2.45 A to 6.77 A, allowing designers to utilize fewer components to meet the requirements of applications connected to a three-phase mains. The 299 PHL-4TSI capacitors have a high 105 °C temperature capability and long useful life of 5000 h while still being able to withstand high ripple currents.
The capacitors can replace banks of large screw terminal devices connected by a bus-bar with smaller parts connected by a PCB. This significantly lowers construction costs and enables soldering processing instead of manual mounting. With larger case sizes than standard two-terminal snap-in capacitors — ranging from 35 mm by 50 mm to 45 mm by 100 mm — the devices limit the number of components required.
As polarized aluminum electrolytic capacitors with a non-solid electrolyte, 299 PHL-4TSI series devices are ideally suited for smoothing, filtering, and energy storage in pulsed power applications. The devices are RoHS-compliant; their four-terminal configuration provides increased mechanical stability and keyed polarity.
Device Specification Table:
|Case size (D x L in mm)||35 x 50 to 45 x 100|
|Capacitance range||470 µF to 2200 µF|
|Tolerance||± 20 %|
|Ripple current at 100 Hz and +105 °C||2.45 A to 6.77 A|
|Rated voltage||400 V to 450 V|
|Category temperature range||-40 °C to +105 °C|
|Useful life at +105 °C||5,000 h|
|Max. ESR at 100 Hz||60 mΩ to 240 mΩ|
|Max. impedance at 10 kHz||50 mΩ to 170 mΩ|
|Sectional specification||IEC 60384-4/EN130300|
|Climatic category IEC 60038||40/105/56|
Samples and production quantities of the 299 PHL-4TSI series capacitors are available now, with lead times of 10 to 12 weeks.
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.
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