Category | EPCOS

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™ [...]

Frame core power line chokes with vertical design

Posted on 18 August 2015

  Footprint reduced by more than 30 percent Good suppression of both common-mode and differential-mode interference Approved according to ENEC (VDE) and UL TDK Corporation has extended its range of EPCOS frame core power line chokes with the B82733V* series in a vertical design. The new series complements the existing horizontally designed B82733F* series. The [...]

Multilayer varistors: High surge current capability in a very compact design

Posted on 01 July 2015

  High surge current capability of up to 5000 A Compact designs from case size EIA1210 to EIA2220 Operating temperature up to +125 °C without derating TDK Corporation presents the new high-surge series of EPCOS multilayer varistors. These are characterized by their high surge current capability, ranging from one surge of up to 5000 A [...]

Lineup of TDK clamp AC current sensors expanded

Posted on 14 May 2015

  TDK Corporation has expanded its CCT series of clamp AC current sensors with two new types that are rated for 300 A and 80 A. The new sensors are designed for use in the power distribution panels in a variety of energy management systems. With a current transformation ratio of 3000:1 the 300-A and [...]

Thyristor module with expanded operating voltage range

Posted on 26 March 2015

  TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS TSM-LC-N690 thyristor module for power factor correction (PFC) with an expanded operating voltage range up to 690 V AC. The module performs two-phase switching of the capacitors, so that a neutral conductor is not needed. Depending on the operating voltage, the new module is designed for a reactive [...]

Innovative online tool: The fast and easy way to find the right snubber capacitor

Posted on 17 February 2015

  TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS Snubber Cap Finder – an innovative online tool that simplifies and speeds up the search for suitable snubber capacitors to protect IGBT modules against voltage peaks. With Snubber Cap Finder, the user only has to enter the manufacturer's IGBT code number in the search mask, and the integrated database, [...]