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KEMET Announces New Screw Terminal Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

The ALS60/61 Series Meets the Needs for High Voltage, High Ripple Current Applications

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GREENVILLE, S.C., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced the release of the new ALS60/61 Screw Terminal Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors.

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"The ALS60/61 550Volt aluminum electrolytic capacitors have been designed using the latest electrolyte and foil technology to meet the high voltage, high ripple current and long life demands of the electronics industry," said Nick Mason, KEMET Director, ST & SI Electrolytic Product Management. 

KEMET continues to offer flexibility through its electrolytic design service, which means these capacitors can be optimized for a customer's specific application requirements without creating a fully custom design. 

"These capacitors are ideally suited for industrial and commercial applications demanding high reliability with long life expectancies, such as, frequency converters, inverters, UPS systems, switch mode power supplies, traction and welding," continued Mason. Typical markets addressed by these new capacitors include alternative energy, industrial lighting, medical, transportation, as well as defense and aerospace.

Technical Information
Rated for DC applications up to 550Volts and ambient temperatures of 85 degrees Celsius with screw terminal connections, these capacitors have a life expectancy of 18Khrs to 20Khrs at rated ripple current. 

Glossary
DC – Direct Current
UPS – Uninterruptible Power Supply

About KEMET

KEMET's common stock is listed on the NYSE under the symbol "KEM." At the Investor Relations section of our web site at http://ir.kemet.com/, users may subscribe to KEMET news releases and find additional information about our Company. KEMET applies world class service and quality to deliver industry leading, high performance capacitance solutions to its customers around the world and offers the world's most complete line of surface mount and through-hole capacitor technologies across tantalum, ceramic, film, aluminum, electrolytic, and paper dielectrics. Additional information about KEMET can be found at http://www.kemet.com.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements included herein contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws about KEMET Corporation's (the "Company") financial condition and results of operations that are based on management's current expectations, estimates and projections about the markets in which the Company operates, as well as management's beliefs and assumptions. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," variations of such words and other similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in, or implied by, such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect management's judgment only as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any of these forward-looking statements to reflect new information, future events or otherwise.

Certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcome and results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements are described in the Company's reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

Contact: John C. Boan
Vice President, Marketing
johnnyboan@kemet.com
954.766.2813  

SOURCE KEMET Corporation



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