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F9H Series Tantalum Capacitors for Automotive & Industrial Applications

F9H Series Tantalum Capacitors for Automotive & Industrial Applications

The new AEC-Q200-qualified F9H Series delivers twice the reliability of standard automotive-grade capacitors, is rated for operation up to a category temperature of 150°C, & offers the industry’s highest CV/cc in a high-temperature 1206 tantalum capacitor: a 10μF/16V rating. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (March 5, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, released a new series of miniature, surface-mount, J-lead tantalum capacitors that deliver high reliability and high volumetric efficiency in high-temperature automotive and industrial applications. The new F9H Series meets AEC-Q200 requirements, is compliant with RoHS2 directive 2011/65/EU, is rated for operating temperatures up to 150°C, and offers the industry’s highest CV/cc in a high-temperature 1206 tantalum

New Additions to MIL-PRF-39006 QPL

New Additions to MIL-PRF-39006 QPL

TWA M39006 Series axial-leaded, hermetically sealed wet tantalum capacitors deliver high-reliability, high-CV performance in harsh-environment military, defense, avionics, & industrial applications. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 26, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, announced that several of its TWA Series axial-leaded, hermetically sealed wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors are now qualified to MIL-PRF-39006/33A. Designed to deliver high-reliability, high-CV performance in harsh-environment military, defense, avionics, and industrial applications, including satellites, DC/DC power supplies, power converters, bulk energy storage, and pule power circuits, the new TWA M39006 Series capacitors have a cylindrical, axial-leaded case with a hermetically sealed welded tantalum can and header assembly that ruggedly withstands environmental hazards including

New Poke-Home Wire-to-Wire Connectors for 12–18AWG Industrial Applications

New Poke-Home Wire-to-Wire Connectors for 12–18AWG Industrial Applications

The new 9286-300 Series connectors offer simple strip-and-poke-home insertion, twist-and-pull extraction, and reliable wire retention in a small, sleek, color-coded, flame retardant, reusable, and pottable package FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 20, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has expanded upon its proven-reliable wire-to-wire (WTW) connector portfolio with the release of the new 9286-300 Series poke-home connectors for 12–18AWG wire. Designed to simplify the connection process in a broad range of industrial market applications that require high-current or large-gauge wires, the new 9286-300 Series WTW connectors enable simple strip-and-poke-home wire insertion and twist-and-pull wire extraction, and employ a one-piece phosphor bronze contact with high-force contact beams that

AVX Announces Sponsorship of Formula-E Racing Team

AVX Announces Sponsorship of Formula-E Racing Team

AVX puts the pedal to the metal in its latest effort to promote increased environmental sustainability, partnering with Mouser, TTI, & Molex to sponsor the GEOX DRAGON racing team for Season 5 of the world’s first & only all-electric automotive racing series FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 14, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is sponsoring the GEOX DRAGON Formula-E racing team in partnership with Mouser Electronics, TTI, Inc., and Molex. The world’s first and only racing series with all-electric vehicles, the ABB FIA Formula-E Championship is a fusion of engineering, technology, sport, science, design, music, and entertainment — all firmly rooted in the three core values

Corporate Headquarters Goes Green

Corporate Headquarters Goes Green

With 2,700 PV modules projected to produce an annual output of 1.3GWh of power, the new solar energy parking canopy at AVX headquarters offers significant cost savings & environmental benefits.   FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 12, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, recently installed a 908kW solar energy parking canopy at its corporate headquarters in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. Consisting of 2,700 PV modules, the installation boasts a projected annual output of 1.3GWh of clean, green power, which is equivalent to the amount of power generated by more than one million pounds of burned coal. The new solar energy parking canopy will provide AVX with financial

New Portable Millimeter Wave Measurement System from Ethertronics®

New Portable Millimeter Wave Measurement System from Ethertronics®

The new ETH-MMW-1000 provides a compact, cost-effective, extremely accurate, & easily adaptable solution for testing 5G antennas & other devices at millimeter wave frequencies spanning 18-75+GHz in a wide range of laboratory & production environments. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 23, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, announced that Ethertronics, an AVX Group Company, has released the new Ethertronics® ETH-MMW-1000 Millimeter Measurement System: a compact, cost-effective, extremely accurate, and easily adaptable portable solution for testing 5G antennas and other devices at millimeter wave (mmWave) frequencies. Suitable for all mmWave system development and validation – including 5G communications, telecom industry research and development, university research, and other mobile

New Ultra-Miniature, Thin-Film Transmission Line Capacitors for High-Performance Microwave & RF Applications

New Ultra-Miniature, Thin-Film Transmission Line Capacitors for High-Performance Microwave & RF Applications

The new capacitors have a novel metal-insulator-metal (MIM) structure & a wide range of capacitance values, & are developed using a high-frequency structure simulator (HFSS) to deliver the highest possible RF performance & reliability. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 2, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, introduced a new line of ultraminiature, thin-film transmission line capacitors for high-frequency links, DC blocking in the UHF range (300MHz – 3GHz), and other high-performance microwave and RF applications. The new capacitors have a novel metal-insulator-metal (MIM) structure, copper traces for optimal circuit conductivity, a transmission line wire-bond pad, and a gold-metallized backside ground, and can be supplied on a variety

New Insulator to the Industry’s Only 2.55mm-Profile IDC Series to Further Expand Application Suitability

New Insulator to the Industry’s Only 2.55mm-Profile IDC Series to Further Expand Application Suitability

The one- to four-position 9176-800 Series low-profile IDCs now accommodate 22–28AWG to deliver high-reliability performance in an expanded range of space-constrained, harsh-environment industrial, medical, & transportation applications FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 12, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has added a new insulator to its 9176-800 Series low-profile insulation displacement connectors (IDCs) — the first and currently only industrial IDCs available in a 2.55mm profile — to accommodate an additional wire gauge and further expand application suitability. Now available in one to four positions in each of four wire gauges, the series’ redundant, fatigue-resistant phosphor bronze contacts provide high-reliability, gas-tight, cold-welded connections for discrete 22, 24,

AVX is exhibiting at electronica 2018

AVX is exhibiting at electronica 2018

Visit AVX & subsidiaries Ethertronics, AB Elektronik, & ATC in Hall B6, Booth 223 & Hall C3, Booth 500 November 13-16 in Munich FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (November 8, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is showcasing its vast portfolio of proven products for demanding automotive, medical, military, aerospace, industrial, and consumer market applications at electronica 2018 , November 13-16 in Munich. AVX is exhibiting alongside subsidiaries Ethertronics, AB Elektronik, and ATC in Hall B6 at Booth 223 and in Hall C3 at Booth 500, and invites attendees to come speak with any of its many onsite technical experts to learn about the unique features and benefits

AVX to Showcase its Innovative Technology in an Upcoming “Success” Television Production

AVX to Showcase its Innovative Technology in an Upcoming "Success" Television Production

AVX will highlight the company’s state-of-the-art electronic components designed for real-world product applications in a nationally aired commercial on the Fox Business Network®, and in an upcoming production of the “Success” program FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 18, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, will be featured in a nationally aired commercial on the Fox Business Network® on Thursday, October 18, and Sunday, October 21, as well as in an upcoming production of “Success,” hosted by actor Rob Lowe. “Success” is an award-winning program that highlights innovative concepts and stories stemming from a variety of topics, including education, health, business, and more, through short-form and long-form documentary