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New online tool

Easier service life calculation of DC link circuit capacitors

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS FilmCap Service Life Calculation Tool – an attractive new tool for supporting online design. The integral database contains about 250 EPCOS film capacitors from the B3267* and B3277* series for the DC link circuits of converters.

May 2015
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Inductors

Lineup of rugged power inductors for automotive electronics applications expanded

TDK Corporation has expanded its CLF-NI-D series of rugged power inductors for use in automotive electronics. The new CLF7045NI-D wirewound SMD power inductors feature high efficiency and reliability over a very wide temperature range ...

May 2015
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Inductors

High-performance multilayer power inductors

TDK Corporation has expanded its portfolio of multilayer power inductors with the new MLJ1608 high-performance series. Complementing the existing MLF1608 series of multilayer power inductors for signal lines, the MLJ1608 series was designed for use in near field communication (NFC) and power line applications especially in smartphones, tablets and NFC modules.

May 2015
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EMC components

Miniaturized thin-film common-mode filter for high-speed interfaces

TDK Corporation has expanded its lineup of common-mode filters. The new TCM0403R thin-film common-mode filter offers a common-mode attenuation of 27.5 dB at 850 MHz in an IEC 0403 package, the world’s highest value for this case size.

May 2015
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Active harmonic filters

Improved power quality and reduced harmonics

An increasing number of loads are non-linear, introducing harmonics into the power grid and thus significantly impairing the power quality. EPCOS PQSine™ is an active harmonic filter that effectively reduces the unwanted harmonics.

May 2015
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Current sensors

Lineup of clamp AC current sensors expanded

TDK Corporation has expanded its CCT series of clamp AC current sensors with two new types that are rated for 300 A and 80 A. The new sensors are designed for use in the power distribution panels in a variety of energy management systems. With a current transformation ratio of 3000:1 the 300-A and 80-A types offer maximum output currents of 100 mA and 26.6 mA, respectively.

May 2015
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Film capacitors

Humidity-resistant X2 EMI capacitors

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS X2 EMI suppression capacitors with stable capacitance values, even under extremely humid conditions. The B3292*H/J* series for operating voltages of up to 305 V AC comprises types with rated capacitances ranging from 0.1 µF to 15 µF and lead spacings from 15 mm to 37.5 mm.

April 2015
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Outstanding performance

TDK honors its distribution partners in Europe

TDK Europe has honored its best distribution partners for TDK and EPCOS components.There were two winners of the TDK Distribution Award 2014 in gold: Digi-Key Europe and Mouser Electronics.

April 2015
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Film capacitors

Compact X1 series with extended voltage range

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS X1 capacitors designed for an extended operating voltage of up to 530 V AC. The new capacitors are ideally suited for EMI suppression in X1 circuits (L-N).

April 2015
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Film capacitors

MFP types for demanding applications

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS metallized polypropylene (MFP) film capacitors with high pulse strength and current capability.

April 2015
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Ferrites

Low losses at high frequencies

TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS N59 ferrite material, which is characterized by low losses at high frequencies. It was developed specifically for power supplies and frequency converters that operate with fast-switching power semiconductors on a GaN basis.

April 2015
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Temperature sensors

Lineup of high-precision IEC 0402 SMD NTC thermistors expanded

TDK Corporation has expanded its NTCG04 lineup of IEC 0402 case size (EIA 01005) SMD NTC thermistors with a new type featuring a nominal resistance of 10 kΩ and a narrow tolerance of just ±1 percent.

March 2015
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New production facility for power capacitors

TDK expands plant in Zhuhai, China

TDK Corporation has opened a new production facility for EPCOS power capacitors at its Zhuhai FTZ plant in China. In doing so, TDK is expanding and consolidating its power capacitor production based in China. Besides capacitors, TDK manufactures a wide range of EPCOS protection devices and temperature sensors at the plant – not just for the rapidly growing Chinese market, but also for global sales.

March 2015
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Power factor correction

Thyristor module with expanded operating voltage range

TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS TSM-LC-N690 thyristor module for power factor correction (PFC) with an expanded operating voltage range up to 690 V AC. The module performs two-phase switching of the capacitors, so that a neutral conductor is not needed.

March 2015
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EMC components

Eliminating earth leakage currents and significantly improving EMC

In converter-based drive systems, the individual components cause earth leakage currents, the aggregate of which can trip the RCD. By using the LeaXield™ add-on module, not only can these earth leakage currents be eliminated, but the EMC performance of the system can also be improved.

March 2015
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Inductors

World's smallest transponder coils for automotive electronics

TDK Corporation presents new EPCOS SMT transponder coils with extremely compact dimensions: Measuring just 4.5 mm x 3.2 mm x 3.2 mm, the TC1812 is designed for operation in the Z-axis. The TC1210 coil is suitable for operation in either the X- or Y-axis. Both TC1210 versions are currently the smallest transponder coils in the world as they measure just 3.2 mm x 2.5 mm x 2.2 mm.

March 2015
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EMC filters

High performance in a very compact design

TDK Corporation presents a new series of very compact EPCOS 3-line EMC filters for frequency converters. These high-performance filters are suitable for a rated voltage of 530 V AC in 50/60 Hz grids.

March 2015
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Power capacitors

Ring-shaped design for e-mobility

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS RingCap – a power capacitor with an innovative design that is especially suitable for xEV applications. Thanks to its ring configuration, the new RingCap can be integrated into a clutch bell housing or wheel hub motors.

February 2015
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Outstanding product quality, delivery performance and service

Best Quality Performance Award from ZTE

TDK Corporation announces that its subsidiary, EPCOS Greater China, has received ZTE Corporation’s Best Quality Performance Award. The decisive factors in winning this award were excellent performance in 2014 in terms of product quality, delivery reliability and service.

February 2015
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Innovative online tool

The fast and easy way to find the right snubber capacitor

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS Snubber Cap Finder – an innovative online tool that simplifies and speeds up the search for suitable snubber capacitors to protect IGBT modules against voltage peaks.

February 2015