KEMET Extends Its GR900 High Reliability Ceramic Capacitor Series

Jan 06, 2010, 09:00 ET from KEMET Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KEMET Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: KEME), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, multilayer ceramic, solid aluminum, plastic film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced the release of several new part types to our GR900 High Reliability Series. These new part types offer higher capacitance for our defense and aerospace customers, while maintaining the quality and reliability our customers have come to expect in a KEMET space grade component.

KEMET produces GR900 high reliability ceramic capacitors under tightly-controlled manufacturing processes. These capacitors achieve state-of-the-art performance by virtue of carefully selected materials, robust designs, and meticulous inspection throughout the process. These GR900 Additions have allowed KEMET to extend capacitance offerings in the same package, therefore saving much valuable board space as well as extend portfolio voltage offerings into the 16V and 25V rated ranges.

"KEMET's GR900 series set the industry standard for space level component qualification and was the precursor for Space Level standard MIL-PRF-123 which the high reliability industry recognizes today," stated Travis Ashburn, KEMET's Director, Product Management.

Termination options include:

  1. 100% tin (Sn Plated)
  2. 100% gold (Au Plated)
  3. 70Sn/30Pb (Solder plated)
  4. 70Sn/30Pb (Solder coated)

A variety of test options may be available. Please contact your local sales representative for availability.


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