March 5, 2015

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.

February 26, 2015

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 19, 2015

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 17, 2015

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 12, 2015

Ceramic components: PTC heating elements for electric vehicles

TDK Corporation presents new EPCOS PTC heating elements for electric vehicles. In contrast to the tried and test heating elements for conventional 12 V onboard power supplies, the new components are designed for the considerably higher voltage batteries in electric vehicles.

February 2, 2015

TDK Europe GmbH: TDK combines European sales under one roof

Effective February 1, 2015, TDK Corporation has combined its two European sales channels for EPCOS and TDK products under the roof of TDK Europe GmbH ("TDK Europe"). To this end, the relevant sales units at the EPCOS Group have been carved out and integrated in TDK Europe. Despite this move, the EPCOS Group, which was combined with TDK's components business in 2009, remains a distinct entity within the TDK Corporation.

January 29, 2015

New Data Book: Overview of EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors

TDK Corporation presents the fully revised data book on EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors with the options of screw terminal, snap-in, axial and single-ended connections. Alongside tried and tested products the data book also contains many innovations, including the B43704/B43724* and B43705/B43725* series of screw-terminal capacitors, which feature a significantly improved current capability.

January 27, 2015

Multilayer ceramic capacitors: Halogen-free leaded MLCCs for automotive and general-purpose applications

TDK Corporation presents two new series of leaded MLCCs, which are halogen-free according to IEC 61249-2-21 and expand the company’s lineup of products that offer minimal impact to the environment over the entire life cycle.

January 22, 2015

RF components: Miniaturized low-pass filter for LTE

TDK Corporation presents a new multilayer low-pass filter for LTE and other next-generation high-speed wireless communication systems. The new filter with ordering code DEA071910LT-4003B1 achieves a miniaturized footprint of
0.65 mm x 0.5 mm and an insertion height of just 0.3 mm.

December 16, 2014

Inductors: Rugged power inductors for automotive electronics applications

TDK Corporation has developed a new series of rugged power inductors for use in automotive electronics. The CLF6045NI-D wirewound SMD power inductors feature high efficiency and reliability over a very wide temperature range extending from -55 °C to +150 °C and offer rated inductance values from 1.0 μH to 470 μH (E6 series).

November 11, 2014

EMC filters: LeaXield™ minimizes earth leakage currents

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS LeaXield™ active filter module – a completely new solution for the minimization of earth leakage currents in power drive systems with frequency converters.

November 11, 2014

Capacitors: CeraLink™ – a compact solution for converters

TDK Corporation presents a new generation of the EPCOS CeraLink™, a highly compact solution for the snubber and DC links of fast-switching converters based on SiC and GaN semiconductors.

November 11, 2014

Inductors: Compact high-current chokes for 48-V automotive power systems

TDK Corporation presents the new BCEM series of EPCOS high-current chokes designed specifically for buck-boost converters in 48-V automotive power systems. These innovative SMD inductors have very compact dimensions of only 27.5 mm x 29.5 mm x 14.5 mm thanks to their ERU27 ferrite cores with flat windings.

November 11, 2014

Film capacitors: Snubber series with more terminal configurations and higher capacitance values

TDK Corporation has significantly extended its range of EPCOS snubber film capacitors: A total of 17 different terminal configurations are now available, enabling them to protect an even broader spectrum of IGBT modules against voltage peaks.

November 11, 2014

SAW components: Compact SAW duplexer with excellent isolation in the transmit and receive paths

TDK Corporation presents a new EPCOS duplexer for LTE Band 1, which at 60 dB features very high isolation for both the Tx and Rx paths. Based on SAW technology the B8651 duplexer has a miniature footprint of just 1.8 mm x 1.4 mm.

November 4, 2014

Power modules: Ultra-compact µDC-DC converters

TDK Corporation presents a new series of ultra-compact EPCOS µDC-DC converters. One 6-MHz power switch is embedded in the miniature PCB. The integrated power module saves up to 35 percent space compared with conventional discrete solutions.

October 30, 2014

Inductors: SMT current sense transformers for automotive electronics

TDK Corporation presents two new EPCOS SMT current sense transformers for automotive electronics. The first type (B78417A2185A003) is based on an EP7 ferrite core and has dimensions of only 10.6 mm x 12.2 mm x 11 mm. The second SMT current sense transformer (B78419A2251A003) contains an EP10 ferrite core and measures 12.8 mm x 13.6 mm x 14.4 mm.

October 28, 2014

Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors: Portfolio of automotive-grade NP0 MLCCs expanded

TDK Corporation has expanded its CGA series of automotive-grade MLCCs based on NP0 ceramics and now offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of NP0 products in terms of voltage range and capacitance range.

October 23, 2014

Aluminum electrolytic capacitors: Compact screw terminal series with high ripple current capability

TDK Corporation presents three new series of EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors with screw terminals. They are characterized by their high ripple current capability and simultaneously highly compact dimensions.

October 14, 2014

Aluminum electrolytic capacitors: Compact snap-in series with significantly increased ripple current capability

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS snap-in aluminum electrolytic capacitors. They are characterized by a ripple current capability that is up to 25 percent higher than for the types of the preceding EPCOS series.

 

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