September 27, 2016

Inductors: Lineup of rugged power inductors for automotive electronics applications expanded

TDK Corporation has further expanded its CLF-NI-D series of rugged power inductors with new types in three additional sizes: CLF5030NI-D with dimensions of 5.0 mm x 5.3 mm x 2.7 mm, CLF10060NI-D measuring 10.0 mm x 10.1 mm x 6.0 mm and CLF12577NI-D at 12.5 mm x 12.8 mm x 7.7 mm.

September 16, 2016

Filing by EPCOS AG of a draft public offer to purchase Tronics Microsystems shares

Please note that this information is only available in French.

September 13, 2016

Aluminum electrolytic capacitors: More compact designs for snap-in versions

TDK Corporation presents more compact versions within the B43640* and B43644* series of aluminum electrolytic capacitors with a snap-in design for rated voltages of 400 V and 450 V.

September 6, 2016

Film capacitors: Robust AC capacitors

TDK Corporation presents two new series of robust EPCOS alternating current (AC) capacitors. Both the cans and the tops of the components are constructed of aluminum, making them particularly robust.

August 30, 2016

EMC components: Audio line filters with high attenuation and no sound quality degradation

TDK Corporation presents the new MAF1005G noise suppression filter, extending its lineup of EMC components for audio lines with three new types measuring just 1.0 mm x 0.5 mm x 0.5 mm.

August 18, 2016

Film capacitors: DC link capacitor for new IGBT modules

TDK Corporation presents a new EPCOS DC link capacitor that has been specifically designed for the HybridPACK™ 1-DC6 IGBT module from Infineon Technologies. The outstanding features of this component are the six busbar terminals with dimensions that are matched precisely to fit the IGBT module.

August 1, 2016

TDK’s subsidiary EPCOS to acquire Tronics to further grow its sensor business

TDK Corporation and Tronics Microsystems SA (“Tronics”) jointly announced today that TDK’s wholly-owned subsidiary EPCOS AG, a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules and systems based in Munich, Germany, and Tronics have signed a tender offer agreement pursuant to which EPCOS will launch a public tender offer for all publicly-held registered shares of Tronics for EUR 13.20 per share.

June 27, 2016

Distribution award: TDK honors Avnet for highest sales growth

TDK Corporation of America honored Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, as the company’s top performing distribution partner in North America with the highest overall growth in sales during the fiscal year 2016 ending March 31, 2016.

June 21, 2016

Power factor correction: Control unit for parallel operation

TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS VIP-3-TP control unit, which facilitates the intelligent coupling of three reactive power compensation systems.

June 14, 2016

Outstanding performance: TDK honors its distribution partners in Europe

TDK Europe has again honored its best distribution partners for TDK and EPCOS components. For the first time, prizes were awarded in three categories: international volume distribution, local distribution and high-service distribution.

May 13, 2016

EMC components: Low-distortion noise suppression filter for audio lines

TDK Corporation presents the new MAF1608G noise suppression filter for audio lines. When inserted in audio lines, the new filter keeps THD+N of the audio signals to the world's lowest levels of 0%.

May 12, 2016

Inductors: Compact SMT high-current chokes

TDK Corporation has extended its portfolio of EPCOS ERU SMT power inductors with the ERU19 choke series that comprises ten different types. The inductance values of the new ERU chokes extend from 1.0 µH to 30 µH and their saturation currents range from 10.1 A DC to 43 A DC.

April 21, 2016

Ceramic components: New data book for EPCOS PTC thermistors

TDK Corporation presents the fully revised data book for EPCOS PTC thermistors, which introduces the extended product range. The 2016 edition now also includes several new series of inrush current limiters as well as special high-voltage heating elements.

April 14, 2016

PFC capacitors: Much longer life and higher energy density

TDK Corporation presents EPCOS PhaseCap® Energy – two new series of high power capacitors for power factor correction. These components are available with gas or resin-filled housings.

April 12, 2016

Inductors: Thin-film metal power inductors for automotive power supplies

TDK Corporation has expanded its portfolio of compact thin-film metal power inductors with a new type designed for demanding automotive applications. Measuring in at a mere 2.0 mm x 1.6 mm x 1.0 mm, the new TDK TFM201610ALMA thin-film metal power inductor features the world's highest rated current of 1.9 A for a power inductor of its size.

April 5, 2016

Current sensors: Lineup of clamp AC current sensors expanded for high current applications

TDK Corporation has expanded its CCT series of clamp AC current sensors with a new 600-A type. The lineup of TDK current sensors is now positioned to meet the high-current sensing needs of energy management systems (EMS) for buildings, factories, stores and communities.

March 15, 2016

Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors: Expanded lineup of high voltage automotive MLCCs with world's widest capacitance range

TDK Corporation has expanded its CGA lineup of high-voltage MLCCs for automotive applications. The new CGA6 and CGA9 series of MLCCs, which have a rated voltage of 1000 V, feature types with capacitances ranging from 1 nF to 33 nF, the world's widest range.

March 3, 2016

Thermistors: New Data Book for EPCOS NTC inrush current limiters

TDK Corporation presents the fully revised Data Book for EPCOS NTC inrush current limiters (ICLs), which covers the extended product range of standard NTC ICLs. Also included in this range is the new P27 series with a lead spacing of 7.5 mm.

February 25, 2016

Transformers: Compact SMT current sense transformers for power electronics

TDK Corporation presents two new series of EPCOS SMT current sense transformers for power electronics. The various types in the B78417A* series are based on EP7 ferrite cores. The SMT current sense transformers in the B78419A* series are designed with EP10 ferrite cores.

February 18, 2016

ThermoFuse varistors: Intrinsically safe overvoltage protection with high surge current capability

TDK Corporation presents the new T series of EPCOS ThermoFuse™ varistors for intrinsically safe overvoltage protection. These components are based on disk varistors with diameters of 14 mm (T14 series) and 20 mm (T20 series) that are connected in series with a thermally coupled fuse.