Four-leaded DC link film capacitors for power supplies and inverters introduced by AVX

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C., 15 Aug. 2012. AVX Corp. in Fountain Inn, S.C., is introducing a series of polypropylene dielectric DC link film capacitors for DC power supplies and inverters for solar power, electric drive, and industrial power systems.

Available in a range of case sizes containing more than 50 ratings, AVX's four-leaded FE series power electronics capacitors use low loss film technology, and feature capacitance and voltage ratings to 1.2 kilovolts.

"The new 4-leaded FE series DC link capacitors combine the self-healing properties of the dielectric with low loss film technology to ensure long lifetimes and low thermal losses in power applications," says Chris Reynolds, technical marketing manager at AVX.

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Available in eight cases sizes with three standard lead pitch options: 27.5, 37.5, and 52.5 millimeters, the FE series DC link film capacitors feature a voltage range of 550 to 1200 volts, a capacitance range of 3.3 to 75 micro-farads, and operate in temperatures from -40 to 100 degrees Celsius.

For more information contact AVX online at

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