Currency Valuations Hurt Passives Industry

Cary, N. C. — Despite steadily increasing demand from several sectors, currency valuations, particularly the Yen, Won and NT$ to the U.S. dollar are resulting in price erosion and lower revenue growth in the passive electronic components industry, according to new research from Paumanok Publications Inc. A key finding of the report, “Passive Electronic Components: World…

AVX Offers High Temp Solutions Catalog

Greenville, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced its first applications-based catalog, the new High Temperature Solutions catalog, which provides engineers with detailed information about the various passive component solutions that AVX specifically designs, manufactures, and qualifies for exceptional performance in high temperature applications up to 250°C, including…

AVX Capacitors Deliver 10,000-Hour Life

Greenville, S.C.– AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has announced that its TCH Series hermetically sealed tantalum polymer chip capacitors for aerospace, defense, and other high-reliability applications are now rated for extended lifespans of up to 10,000 hours. Developed with the European Space Agency (ESA) to suit aerospace applications, TCH…

TDK Data Book Features Al El Capacitors

Iselin, N.J. – TDK Corporation has published a fully revised data book on EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors with the options of screw terminal, snap-in, axial and single-ended connections.  Along with previous, widely-used products, the data book also features many innovations, including a series of screw-terminal capacitors that feature a significantly improved current capability.  Also included are new…

Kemet Claims First 250V 0402 COG Capacitor

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced expansions to its commercial and automotive lines of surface mount multilayer ceramic capacitors in C0G dielectric. KEMET continues to lead the industry in C0G dielectric product development, and has now achieved the world’s first 250V rated 0402 case size capacitors offering…

TTI Adds Syfer to Line Card

Fort Worth, Tex. − TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the company has signed a distribution agreement with Syfer, a global leader in EMI filters, EMC solutions and capacitor products. A division of Erie Electronics in the 1960s, Syfer was later acquired by Dover Corporation and…

Illinois Capacitor Polymer Caps Combine Small Size, Low ESR

Lincolnwood, Ill. – Targeting space-constrained applications, Illinois Capacitor’s XMPL Series of polymer chip capacitors are available in a standard 7343 case size. The capacitors offer very low equivalent series resistance (ESR) and ripple current ratings, outperforming surface-mount electrolytics of greater size, said the company. Because of the low ESR and high power density, fewer XMPL…