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Tantalum chip capacitors

20 February 2013 Passive Components

Vishay has introduced a new series of moulded MICROTAN solid tantalum chip capacitors for space-constrained consumer electronics.

TL8 series devices employ a volumetrically efficient packaging solution to enable the industry’s highest capacitance-voltage ratings in small case sizes down to 0805 with low profiles from 0,8 to 1,0 mm.

Sprague TL8 capacitors are offered in a variety of compact EIA standard footprints, including the 0805 (2,0 by 1,25 mm), A case (3,2 by 1,60 mm) and B case (3,50 by 2,80 mm). The devices feature high capacitance-voltage ratings from 3,3 μF-35 V to 220 μF-4 V, standard capacitance tolerances of ±10% and ±20%, and an operating temperature range of -55°C to +85°C, or +125°C with voltage derating.

The capacitors’ lead-free, L-shaped facedown terminations offer better mechanical and electrical contact to the solder pad than traditional facedown-style terminations. The RoHS-compliant devices are available in 8 mm tape and reel packaging per EIA-481.

For more information contact Marian Ledgerwood, Future Electronics, +27 (0)21 421 8292, marian.ledgerwood@futureelectronics.com, www.futureelectronics.com



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