Category | EPCOS

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

Posted on 12 January 2017

  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. This makes them suitable for EMI suppression in input filters – specifically for applications on the North American [...]

Inductors: SMT high-current chokes with a compact design

Posted on 09 December 2016

  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. The outstanding feature of these new [...]

Robust AC capacitors

Posted on 06 September 2016

  Robust design thanks to complete aluminum housing Long life expectancy of 30,000 hours Compliance with safety class S2 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. All capacitors in the B33331* and [...]

Film capacitors: DC link capacitor for new IGBT modules

Posted on 23 August 2016

  ESL of just 25 nH Minimum ESR of just 0.6 mΩ 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 [...]

Power factor correction: Control unit for parallel operation

Posted on 21 June 2016

  TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS VIP-3-TP control unit, which facilitates the intelligent coupling of three reactive power compensation systems. The parallel operation of multiple systems on different feed-in transformers necessitates this coupling, as the corresponding sections of the grid may also be coupled temporarily. The reciprocal influence of the power factor correction systems [...]

Ceramic components: New data book for EPCOS PTC thermistors

Posted on 21 April 2016

  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, most of which are qualified to AEC-Q200, as well as special high-voltage heating elements for heating the interiors of electric vehicles. PTC thermistors [...]

PFC capacitors: Much longer life and higher energy density

Posted on 19 April 2016

  Extended service life of up to 200,000 hours 20 percent higher energy density of up to 11.8 kvar/l High maximum permissible inrush current of 500 times the rated current (plus 25 percent) Overpressure disconnector for all three phases TDK Corporation presents EPCOS PhaseCap® Energy – two new series of high power capacitors for power [...]

Thin-film metal power inductors for automotive power supplies

Posted on 12 April 2016

  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 [...]

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

Posted on 19 February 2016

  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. The T14 series (B72214T*) covers the voltage range from 130 [...]

CeraLink enables compact and flexible high-performance inverters

Posted on 11 November 2015

  A new traction inverter developed by Scienlab electronic systems features a compact and lightweight design with a high power density. It can be adapted flexibly to a wide spectrum of needs and is well-suited for use in a growing range of electric vehicles. The new inverter was made possible by the use of CeraLink™ [...]