September 24, 2013

Service for design engineers: New data book for EPCOS Ferrites and Accessories

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TDK Corporation presents the completely revised 2013 edition of the EPCOS Data Book Ferrites and Accessories. Among the product highlights are innovative power materials for a wide range of temperatures, which enable the design of energy-efficient power supplies. For example, the power loss minimum of material N88 is at about 130 °C, while that of PC47 is at 100 °C and that of N96 is at room temperature. In addition, the spectrum of PQ cores has been expanded with the new PQ 40 and PQ 50 cores. Also new in the data book are the large K10 ring cores, which are specifically designed for interference suppression (EMC) in large manufacturing installations. Moreover, the data book also presents the wide range of accessories for ring cores, such as base plates and housings. The data book has 621 pages and can be ordered under EPC:61014-7600 at

As a new service for design engineers the EPCOS website now lists under the most common ferrite materials according to their application area.

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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 which are 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 2013, TDK posted total sales of USD 9.1 billion and employed about 80,000 people worldwide.

About TDK-EPC Corporation
TDK-EPC Corporation, a TDK group company, is the manufacturer of TDK’s electronic components, modules and systems and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. TDK-EPC was founded on October 1, 2009 from the combination of the electronic components business of TDK and the EPCOS Group. 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.