January 29, 2015

New Data Book: Overview of EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors

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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. Also included are the new ultra-compact B43703*/B43723* series. The new series have a useful life of at least 12 000 hours at an ambient temperature of 85 °C. Rated voltages are in the range from 350 V DC to 550 V DC.

Further highlights are the B43544*, B43545*, B43547* and B43642* series of snap-in capacitors, which cover a voltage range from 200 V DC to 550 V DC and feature very compact dimensions in addition to the improved current capability. The data book also presents numerous new capacitor types with higher rated voltages and a more compact design for automotive applications.

Furthermore, the new data book provides detailed technical descriptions. These provide development engineers with a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work, offering effective support in the selection of the appropriate aluminum electrolytic capacitors. The book contains 752 pages and can be ordered from www.epcos.com/publications under ordering code EPC:27029-7600.

Further information on the products can be found under www.epcos.com/al_caps.

Please forward reader inquiries to marketing.communications@epcos.com.

About TDK Corporation

TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company based in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK's portfolio includes electronic components, modules and systems* marketed under the product brands TDK and EPCOS, power supplies, magnetic application products as well as energy devices, flash memory application devices, and others. TDK focuses on demanding markets in the areas of information and communication technology and consumer, automotive and industrial electronics. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2014, TDK posted total sales of USD 9.6 billion and employed about 83,000 people worldwide.

* The product portfolio includes ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, ferrites, inductors, high-frequency components such as surface acoustic wave (SAW) filter products and modules, piezo and protection components, and sensors.