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Vishay Extends 140 CRH Series of SMD Aluminum Capacitors to Provide High Capacitance Values up to 1000 μF, High Ripple Currents to 900 mA at 125 C, and Low ESR Down to 90 mΩ

Devices Offer Long Life to 3000 Hours at +125 C and 4-Pin Versions For High Vibration Capability


140 CRH

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For more information:
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MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA — August 1, 2008 — In a move to meet the demands for performance and reliability in automotive and industrial systems, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has extended the capabilities of its 140 CRH series of surface-mount aluminum capacitors to offer very high capacitance values and ripple currents.

A polarized aluminum electrolytic capacitor with a non-solid, self-healing electrolyte, the 140 CRH is ideally suited for filtering, smoothing, buffering, and voltage decoupling applications in automotive and industrial systems for high ambient temperatures up to 125C.

Offering enhanced performance and reliability, the devices feature a capacitance range of 10 μF to 1000 μF over a voltage range of 6.3 V to 63 V, a high ripple current up to 900 mA at 100 kHz/125 C, and ESR down to 90 mΩ at 100 kHz. The capacitors are available in five case sizes, ranging from 8 mm by 8 mm by 10 mm to the larger 12.5 mm by 12.5 mm by 16 mm.

For high vibration capability, 140 CRH capacitors with 12.5-mm diameters are available in 4-pin versions, with 4-pin versions of 10-mm devices available on request. The capacitors feature a long life up to 3000 hours at +125 C.

The RoHS-compliant devices are charge- and discharge-proof, so there is no peak current limitation. The capacitors operate over a broad temperature range from -55 C to +125 C.

Samples and production quantities of the 140 CRH SMD aluminum capacitors are available now, with lead times of 15 weeks for larger orders.

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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For more information:
Media contact -  Andrew Post, Sr. Manager, Global Communications
Phone:  1.610.251.5287 
Fax:  1.610.889.9429 
E-mail:  andrew.post@vishay.com

Sales contact: