January 10, 2017

Film capacitors: Robust industrial grade X2 capacitors with a rated voltage of
350 V AC

TDK Corporation presents a new series of robust EPCOS MKP X2 capacitors for EMI suppression. Compared with conventional X2 capacitors designed for rated voltages of 305 V AC, these new components offer a higher rated voltage of 350 V AC. 

December 21, 2016

Public tender offer by TDK subsidiary EPCOS to acquire Tronics successful

TDK Corporation and Tronics Microsystems SA jointly announced today that the all-cash public tender offer launched by TDK’s wholly-owned subsidiary EPCOS AG was successfully closed on December 14, 2016. EPCOS, a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules and systems based in Munich, Germany, acquired 72.38% of the outstanding shares at a price of EUR 13.20 per share, thus exceeding the defined 65.41% success threshold for the offer. The acquisition of these shares represents a value of approximately EUR 33.432 million. The settlement of the tender offer will occur on December 27, 2016. 

December 8, 2016

Inductors: SMT high-current chokes with a compact design

TDK Corporation has extended its portfolio of EPCOS ERU SMT power inductors with the ERU16 choke series that comprises ten different types. The inductance values of the new B82559*A016 series extend from 1.0 µH to 30 µH and their saturation currents range from 9.2 A DC to 37 A DC. 

November 29, 2016

Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors: Automotive-grade soft-termination and MEGACAP Type MLCCs with C0G characteristics

TDK Corporation has expanded its lineup of automotive-grade soft-termination and MEGACAP Type MLCCs with new C0G types. Until now, these robust MLCC designs, which offer effective protection against board flexure and solder cracks, have been available with X5R, X7R and X8R dielectric materials. 

November 9, 2016

CeraPad™: Ultra-thin substrate with integrated ESD protection

TDK Corporation presents CeraPad™, a new ultra-thin ceramic substrate that features integrated ESD protection within its multilayer structure and eliminates the need for discrete ESD components.

November 9, 2016

Aluminum electrolytic capacitors: First ever vibration strength of 60 g

TDK Corporation presents the first aluminum electrolytic capacitors that are specified for 60 g in accordance with IEC 60068-2-6. The new generation offers the highest vibration strength and the best electrical performance in a single component.

November 9, 2016

Piezo actuators with haptic feedback: New dimensions in performance

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

November 9, 2016

Public tender offer for the shares of Tronics Microsystems - Filing by EPCOS AG of "Other Informations" document with AMF

Please note that this information is only available in French.

November 8, 2016

Film capacitors: MKP types for up to 125 °C

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS MKP (metallized polypropylene) film capacitors for DC link and DC filter applications. The outstanding feature of these components is their high permissible operating temperature of 125 °C. 

November 8, 2016

Aluminum electrolytic capacitors: Greater ripple current capability and reduced height

TDK Corporation presents three new series of EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors. The B43743*/B43763* series of screw terminal capacitors features a 40 percent higher ripple current capability than the previous series of the same size.

November 8, 2016

Gas-filled surge arresters: Compact protection for power supplies in base stations

TDK Corporation presents new gas-filled EPCOS surge arresters are designed especially for use in base stations. The components have three terminals and are able to extinguish overvoltages both from L to PE as well as N to PE.

November 8, 2016

Ceramic capacitors: CeraLink™ series extended

TDK Corporation presents an extended range of CeraLink™ capacitors based on PLZT ceramic (lead lanthanum zirconate titanate). The low profile (LP) types for SMD soldering are now available with a voltage of 500 V and a capacitance of 1 µF, or with 700 V and 0.5 µF.

November 8, 2016

Acoustic components: Extended range of SAW filters and duplexers for small cell applications

TDK Corporation has extended its range of EPCOS SAW filters and duplexers for small cell applications. The new components are available for all standard bands and cover the frequency range from 770 MHz to 2.7 GHz.

November 7, 2016

Public tender offer for the shares of Tronics Microsystems - EPCOS AG obtains approval from AMF and clearance from the French Ministry of Economy and Finance

Please note that this information is only available in French.

October 6, 2016

Inductors: Compact Z transponder coils for automotive applications

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS z-axis transponder coils for passive entry, passive start (PEPS) car access systems. With their dimensions of just 7.7 mm x 7.4 mm x 2.65 mm the components are extremely compact and feature a very low insertion height.

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.