TCQ Automotive Polymer Series


TCQ-1
Features & Benefits
  • Conductive polymer electrode
  • Benign failure mode under recommended use conditions
  • Robust design for automotive applications
  • Meets requirements of AEC-Q200
  • Humidity 85°C/85%RH, Vr, (up to 500 or 1000 hours see reference table on the datasheet)
  • Basic reliability 1%/1000hrs@85°C Vr with 60% confidence level
  • -55 to +125°C operation temperature
  • Full voltage range: 4-50V
  • DCL 0.1 CV
  • 3x reflow 260°C compatible
Typical Applications
  • DC/DC converters
  • Telecommunications (Coupling/Decoupling)
  • Industrial & Special
  • Automotive (Body Electronics, Cabin Controls, Infotainment, Comfort, After Market, Etc)

Not recommended for use of conductive polymer parts in safety critical or high temperature exposure applications. For more information please see AVX automotive application guide or contact manufacturer.

AVX’s TCQ low ESR conductive polymer capacitors series with AEC-Q200 qualified components developed to deliver high endurance & performance stability to address the reliability requirements of automotive applications. Qualified to the Automotive Electronics Council’s AEC-Q200 specification for passive components, the TCQ Series meets the AEC’s challenging 125°C lifetime stability test and humidity bias testing at 85°C / 85% relative humidity, loaded, for up to 1,000 hours – for details see the series datasheet.

AVX offers a wide portfolio of Automotive Solid Electrolytic Capacitors in three product families. Each of these technologies bring unique features to best suit the specific requirements for many automotive applications.

Please see the Automotive Guide Brochure for full application recommendations

  • Conventional Tantalum / MnO2 Capacitors
    (Long life time, no wear out mechanism, stable capacitance, high temperature)
  • Niobium Oxide OxiCap® Capacitors offer extremely stable and robust performance
    (long life and parametric stability, unique high resistance / open circuit / benign failure mode, stable capacitance)
  • Conductive Polymer Solid Electrolytics, See Below:
    (very low ESR, benign failure mode, high voltage)
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