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Ceramic disc safety capacitors are for EVs and HEVs

Vishay Intertechnology has introduced a series of AEC-Q200-qualified, AC-line-rated ceramic disc safety capacitors for Class X1 (440 VAC) and Y2 (300 VAC) automotive applications in accordance with IEC 60384-14.3, 3rd edition.

Featuring U2J, Y5S, and Y5U ceramic dielectrics, the AY2 capacitors are optimized for on-board chargers and battery management in electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles as well as high-reliability industrial applications. Capacitance is 10 to 4700pF, with tolerances down to ±10%, over a temperature range of -55 to 125°C.

The capacitors are claimed to achieve an unmatched level of performance, withstanding more than 2,000 temperature cycles without a single failure, which is twice the AEC standard. They are robust and consist of a silver-plated ceramic disc with tinned copper connection leads offering 0.6mm diameters. They are available with straight leads with spacing of 5, 7.5 and 10mm. The capacitors are RoHS-compliant and halogen-free, and encapsulated with flame-resistant epoxy resin in accordance with UL 94 V-0. 

They are also qualified according to the AEC-Q200 specification.



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