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Vishay Intertechnology Announces Wet Tantalum Capacitor Approved to DLA Drawing 13017 for Avionics and Aerospace

Tantalum-Cased Capacitor Features Improved Reverse Voltage, Vibration, and Thermal Shock Capabilities


Wet Tantalum Capacitor

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13017 electrolytic capacitor
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MALVERN, Pa. — Oct. 17, 2013 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new tantalum-cased wet tantalum capacitor with a glass-to-tantalum hermetic seal that is approved to Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) drawing 13017. For avionics and aerospace systems, the device is the industry's first DLA-approved wet tantalum capacitor to combine a reverse voltage of 1.5 V at +85 C with improved vibration (sine: 50 g; random: 27.7 g) and thermal shock (300 cycles) capabilities.

Providing all the advantages of Vishay's SuperTan series devices — while offering improved reverse voltage for higher performance and enhanced vibration and thermal shock capabilities for increased reliability — 13017 electrolytic capacitor is optimized for timing, filtering, energy hold-up, and pulse power applications in power supplies for space and avionics equipment.

Offered in the axial T1, T2, T3, and T4 case sizes, the device features voltage from 25 V to 125 V, high capacitance from 10 F to 680 F, and capacitance tolerance of 10 % and 20 % standard at 120 Hz and + 25 C. The 13017 operates over a temperature range of -55 C to +85 C, to +125 C with voltage derating, and provides low ESR down to 0.70 Ω at 120 Hz and +25 C.

The capacitor released today features standard tin / lead (Sn / Pb) terminations, with RoHS-compliant 100 % tin terminations available.

Samples and production quantities of the 13017 electrolytic capacitor are available now, with lead times of 10 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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