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Vishay Releases New ECL Series of SMD Aluminum Capacitors With Z as Low as 90 mΩ, High Capacitance Values up to 1500 μF, and High Ripple Currents to 670 mA
Devices Offer High-Temperature Operation to +105 °C in Six Case Sizes
MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA — Nov. 5, 2008 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the release of a new series of surface-mount aluminum capacitors that offers high-temperature operation +105 °C, low impedance values, and high capacitances and ripple currents.
Designed for surface mounting on high-density PCBs, the new ECL series of polarized aluminum electrolytic capacitors features a non-solid, self-healing electrolyte. For high-temperature operation, a heat-resistant pad and molded base plate provide additional stability and protection.
Available in six case sizes, ranging from 6.3 mm by 5.8 mm to the larger 12.5 mm by 13.5 mm (width by height), the devices are optimized for inverter circuits and filtering, smoothing, and buffering applications in industrial systems and consumer electronics, such as audio equipment, flashes, and computers.
For enhanced performance and reliability, the capacitors offer a very low impedance Z down to 90 mΩ at 100 kHz, a high rated ripple current of 670 mA at +105 °C, and a capacitance range from 10 μF to 1500 μF over a voltage range of 6.3 V to 50 V.
Specified according to IEC 60384-4/EN 130300, the ECL devices feature a long life of 2000 hours at +105 °C. Supplied in blister tape-on-reel packaging, the RoHS-compliant capacitors are compatible with reflow soldering and automatic insertion machines.
Samples and production quantities of the new ECL series are available now.
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
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