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Vishay Extends High-Current Inductor Offering: New Devices Feature 3.0-mm Profile, DCR Values Down to 1.5 Milliohms, High Dielectric Withstanding Voltage
MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA - December 22, 2004 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the addition of a new low-profile, high-current inductor series to its line of high-performing, space- and power-saving inductor solutions for voltage regulator module (VRM) and dc-to-dc converter applications.
Like Vishay Dale IHLP inductors, the new IHLM-2525CZ-01 series features the lowest DCR/μH for its package size - 0.255 in. by 0.270 in. [6.47 mm by 6.86 mm] with a low 0.118 in. [3.0 mm] profile - and excellent operation over a frequency range up to 5 MHz. A molded construction also gives IHLM devices a higher dielectric withstanding voltage that allows for enhanced protection against electrical shock.
Resistant to moisture, salt, and chemicals, the IHLM-2525CZ-01 performs reliably in automotive applications and other extreme environments. Additional end products in which the IHLM series will used include next-generation mobile communications devices, notebook and desktop computers, and servers. The devices will also be widely used in fixed-telecom power supplies, including point of load and (POL) and distributed power systems.
The IHLM-2525CZ-01 series is specified for saturation currents ranging from 7 A to 60 A and for typical DCR values ranging from 1.5 milliohms to 102 milliohms. It is designed to handle high transient current spikes without saturation.
With a 100% lead (Pb)-free composite construction, buzz noise due to magnetostriction is reduced to ultra low levels. The flame retardant encapsulant (UL 94V-0) provides resistance to corrosion and moisture along with a high dielectric rating. The IHLM 2525CZ 01 series offers an operating temperature range of 55 °C to +125 °C and is highly resistant to thermal shock, moisture, mechanical shock, and vibration.
Samples and production quantities of the new IHLM 2525CZ 01 low-profile, high-current inductors are available now. Lead time for production quantities is 6 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.