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EMC components

Current-compensated ring-core chokes for home appliances

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS ring-core double chokes. The new B82721K2*U* series of RoHS-compatible power line chokes have been developed in particular for use in home appliances such as washing machines and dishwashers, refrigerators and heating control units. 

September 2017
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Embedding

CeraPad – Substrate with integrated ESD protection

The printed circuit board has long since been more than just a carrier material and redistribution layer for components. A growing number of functions are now being embedded directly into the circuit board. With CeraPad™, TDK has now succeeded in developing an ultra-thin ceramic substrate with integrated ESD protection, specifically for LEDs.

September 2017
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Film capacitors

Robust MKP types for AC applications

TDK Corporation presents a series of robust EPCOS MKP film capacitors (B3275*) that are optimized for use with AC voltages with high ripple currents. The new types are available for rated voltages of 250 VRMS, 275 VRMS and 310 VRMS and cover a capacitance range from 1 µF to 70 µF. 

August 2017
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PowerHap™ piezo actuators with haptic feedback

New dimensions in performance

TDK Corporation presents the innovative PowerHap™ piezo actuator with haptic feedback and integrated sensor functionality. The new actuator features unrivalled performance in terms of acceleration, force and response time.

August 2017
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EMC components

High-impedance chip beads with lowest DC resistance

TDK Corporation announced the development of the MMZ0402EUC series of chip beads, with the lowest DC resistance for a chip bead its size. The two new types with their respective impedance values of 150 Ω and 180 Ω at 100 MHz, feature DC resistance values of only 0.62 Ω and 0.69 Ω. 

August 2017
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Plant in Hongqi

Two decades of success with inductors and EMC filters made in China

TDK operates an increasingly automated production plant in Hongqi for inductive components for the global market. In the meantime, the plant's expertise has reached the level that it now develops and manufactures customer-specific solutions.

August 2017
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Overvoltage protection

Varistors with increased permissible operating temperature

TDK Corporation presents leaded EPCOS metal oxide disk varistors, which have now been approved for an increased operating temperature of 105 °C (previously 85 °C). The reason for this is the recertification of the B722* series of varistors in accordance with UL 1449, 4th Edition, and IEC 61051. 

August 2017
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Current protection devices

Extended range of PTC inrush current limiters

TDK Corporation has extended its range of EPCOS PTC-based inrush current limiters. The four new versions of the B5921*J0130A020 series with plastic housing are designed for voltages from 280 V AC to 560 V AC. The B594* and B597* series of leaded disk components offer rated voltages of between 260 V AC and 560 V AC. 

July 2017
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Film capacitors

Extended range of power capacitors

TDK Corporation has significantly extended its range of EPCOS single-phase power capacitors for industrial electronics. The capacitors of series B32370* through B32374* are designed for rated AC voltages of between 250 VRMS and 600 VRMS.

July 2017
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Inductors

Robust 3D transponder coils with high sensitivity for automotive

TDK Corporation presents a new series of 3D transponder coils for passive entry passive start (PEPS) and other access systems. Measuring just 11.5 mm x 12.5 mm x 3.6 mm, the B82453C*A* series features six types of 3D transponder coils that offer sensitivity levels from 45 mV/µT to 83 mV/µT.

June 2017
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Outstanding performance

TDK honors its distribution partners in Europe

TDK Europe has once again presented awards to its best distribution partners for TDK and EPCOS components. The TDK Distribution Award 2016 was presented in the three categories: high-service distribution, international volume distribution and local distribution.

June 2017
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High-voltage contactors

High continuous current capability of 200 A

TDK Corporation presents the new HVC200A bipolar high-voltage contactor for the switching of high DC voltages and currents. It is designed for operating voltages of up to 450 V DC and a high continuous current of 200 A. 

June 2017
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EMC components

World's smallest common-mode choke for automotive Ethernet

TDK Corporation presents the ACT1210L common-mode choke – the world's smallest of its type for automotive Ethernet applications. Its dimensions are just 3.2 mm x 2.5 mm x 2.5 mm, making it just half the size of the existing ACT45L choke which measures in at 4.5 mm x 3.2 mm x 2.8 mm. Series production of the new common-mode chokes starts in June 2017.

June 2017
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Angle sensors

TMR Angle Sensor with digital output

TDK Corporation presents the new TMR angle sensor TAD2141 with digital output. The new sensor offers a guaranteed accuracy of ±0.2° and at room temperature achieves the industry’s highest accuracy for angle error of only ±0.05°. The sensor is capable of contactless sensing 360° within a temperature range of -40 °C to +150 °C.

June 2017
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Inertial sensors

Miniaturized MEMS accelerometer with excellent linearity

TDK Corporation announces the Tronics AXO215 high-performance MEMS accelerometer that sets the benchmark in terms of miniaturization, reliability and inertial sensing performance in harsh environments.

June 2017
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Noise suppression sheets

Ultra-thin magnetic sheets with high permeability

TDK Corporation has expanded its Flexield family of noise suppression sheets with an ultra-thin copper-clad laminated sheet with high magnetic permeability. The new IFM10M magnetic sheets are 60 percent thinner than existing sheets with a magnetic layer of the same thickness.

May 2017
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TDK expands sensor business

Extensive sensor competence from a single source

A growing number of physical properties must be detected and measured by an increasing number of sensors with ever greater precision. Across all industries, the demand for sensor technologies is rising accordingly. TDK offers a wide range of innovative solutions.

May 2017
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Temperature sensors

World's largest portfolio of NTC thermistors

Sensors for temperature measurement can be found in every field of electronics applications. With NTC thermistors, TDK is a global market leader and offers not only a uniquely broad product range, but also the competence to customize the characteristic curves and the resistance values of NTC thermistors for a wide range of applications.

May 2017
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Pressure sensors

Solution competence from die to system

The highest precision pressure measurement possible is a prerequisite for the automation of many industrial processes and is playing an important role in the introduction of Industry 4.0 concepts. TDK is a competent supplier of pressure sensing solutions. 

May 2017
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Magnetic field sensors

A broad portfolio of solutions

TDK is successful in the field of magnetic sensors and offers a wide range of products for a large variety of applications – including current sensors, gear tooth sensors and TMR angle sensors. TDK current sensors are based on high-performance TDK ferrite materials and play a key role, for example, in energy management systems and Industry 4.0 applications.

May 2017