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AVX Extends its Range of Space-Level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R BME MLCCs with Two New Case Sizes

AVX Extends its Range of Space-Level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R BME MLCCs with Two New Case Sizes

Now available in seven case sizes spanning 0402 to 2220 with capacitance values & voltage ratings extending from 2.2nF – 22uF & 16-100V, AVX’s space-qualified BME MLCCs have the highest CV range of any ESCC MLCC currently available on the market   FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 17, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has extended its range of space-level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R base metal electrode (BME) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) – the first range of ESCC BME MLCCs fully qualified for use in European, Asian, and American space market applications – with new 0402 and 2220 case sizes. Now available in seven case sizes spanning

New Interactive Online Simulation Tool for Tantalum, Polymer, Niobium Oxide, & Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

New Interactive Online Simulation Tool for Tantalum, Polymer, Niobium Oxide, & Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

Designed with users in mind, the new SpiCAT simulation software, which supersedes both SpiCap III & SpiTan IV, provides electrical & performance characteristics by frequency & temperature for an extensive range of part numbers & offers several new features to support quick, easy, & accurate parametric characterization   FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 12, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, released the new SpiCAT online simulation tool. Designed with users in mind, new SpiCAT simulation software offers access to two separate portals — SpiMLCC and SpiTAN, which supersede SpiCap III and SpiTan IV — that provide electrical and performance characteristics by frequency and temperature for an extensive

AVX Releases Unique Three-Piece STRIPT™ Contact System for Linear LED & Coplanar PCB Connections

AVX Releases Unique Three-Piece STRIPT™ Contact System for Linear LED & Coplanar PCB Connections

Initially developed for off-road vehicle lighting, the new 70-9159 STRIPT linking BTB contact system delivers a size-to-performance ratio & current handling capabilities unmatched by existing BTB & WTB solutions, & at a lower cost than traditional insulated connectors FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 11, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, developed a cost-effective, ultra-high-reliability, three-piece STRIPT™ contact system for linear LED and coplanar PCB connections in off-road vehicle lighting applications. Designed to absorb broad end-to-end mating tolerances, handle up to 20A of continuous current, and exhibit robust resistance to extreme shock, vibration, and temperatures, the new 70-9159 Series linking board-to-board (BTB) contact system consists of two low-profile,

AVX Now Qualified to Produce & Supply MIL-PRF-123 Capacitors at its Corporate Headquarters

AVX Now Qualified to Produce & Supply MIL-PRF-123 Capacitors at its Corporate Headquarters

Available in both BX and BP dielectrics, the new MIL-qualified M123 Series SMT MLCCs provide proven, space-level-reliability solutions in a wide range of both general-purpose & stability-critical military & aerospace applications FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 10, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is now qualified to produce and supply MIL-PRF-123 capacitors at its corporate headquarters in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, and has had its M123 Series ceramic chip capacitors added to the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) Qualified Parts List for MIL-PRF-123. Available in both BX and BP dielectrics, the new MIL-qualified M123 Series surface-mount, multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) provide proven, space-level-reliability solutions in a wide range

AVX Joins the Electronics Representatives Association

AVX Joins the Electronics Representatives Association

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 8, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has joined the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) as a manufacturer member. “AVX is proud to become a member of the ERA,” said Alex Schenkel, vice president of global sales, AVX. “The ERA is one of the most respected international trade organizations in the global electronics industry and offers a wealth of benefits to its members. We look forward to increasing our presence in the association.” “AVX is a trusted brand in the global electronics industry and continues to innovate and acquire to support engineers across markets. ERA is proud to welcome AVX as one of

New High-Temperature, Max Capacitance Wet Electrolytic Tantalum Capacitor Series for 230°C Operation

New High-Temperature, Max Capacitance Wet Electrolytic Tantalum Capacitor Series for 230°C Operation

Ideal for military, aerospace, industrial, & oil drilling equipment, the new high-CV TWA-X Series capacitors are resistant to mechanical shock & high-frequency vibration per MIL-STD-202 & are capable of up to 500-hour lifetimes at extreme temperatures & derated voltages. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 7, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has launched a new high-temperature wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor series. Designed for use at 230°C, the new TWA-X Series wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors feature a high-capacitance cathode system that achieves high CV performance in standard case sizes and a hermetically sealed, welded tantalum can and header assembly that provides robust resistance against mechanical shock and high-frequency

AVX Extends New BTB Pin Jumper Series for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications With New Two-Position Pin Jumper

AVX Extends New BTB Pin Jumper Series for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications With New Two-Position Pin Jumper

The new one- and two-position 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumpers offer drop-in replacements for existing jumpers with the added benefits of a shortened insulator, a unique insulator geometry that achieves watertight connections, & the only ~38mm pin length currently available FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 6, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, extended its new series of pin jumpers for board-to-board (BTB) and module-to-module connections in solid-state lighting (SSL) and other low-pin-count industrial applications with a new two-position pin jumper. When used in conjunction with the new 2.5mm 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ horizontal, poke-home contact without a wire stop — which is both the first industrial poke-home connector

AVX is Showcasing its Extended Portfolio of High-Performance Microwave & RF Solutions at IMS 2018

AVX is Showcasing its Extended Portfolio of High-Performance Microwave & RF Solutions at IMS 2018

Engineers from AVX & subsidiaries Ethertronics & ATC will be onsite to promote the company’s ever-expanding portfolio of high-performance microwave & RF solutions, including: filters, resistors, thermal conductors, & antennas FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 17, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is exhibiting at this year’s International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2018), which will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia June 10–15. AVX’s IMS exhibition will span booths #707 and #713, and will showcase the latest high-performance microwave and RF solutions from AVX and subsidiaries Ethertronics and American Technical Ceramics Corp. (ATC). At least eight of the company’s foremost engineers — including AVX Fellow,

AVX Celebrates the Continuing Success of the ChemCam on NASA’s Curiosity Rover, Which is Enabled in Part by 630 AVX Capacitors

AVX Celebrates the Continuing Success of the ChemCam on NASA’s Curiosity Rover, Which is Enabled in Part by 630 AVX Capacitors

AVX’s space-level, SRC9000 TBM Series ultralow-ESR, multianode tantalum capacitors have been powering the ChemCam laser module for nearly 2,100 sols & well more than half a million firings, contributing to many remarkable observations of the red planet FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 14, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is celebrating the continuing success of NASA’s Curiosity rover (also known as the Mars Science Laboratory), which has spent roughly 2,100 Martian solar days — or sols, which comprise 24 hours, 39 minutes and 35.244 seconds — investigating the planet’s Gale Crater since it landed on August 6, 2012. AVX developed and supplied the 630 space-level, SRC9000 TBM

AVX Donates $25,000 To Help Fund The Rebuilding Of Huntington Beach State Park’s Nature Center

AVX Donates $25,000 To Help Fund The Rebuilding Of Huntington Beach State Park’s Nature Center

AVX has been supporting the park since the original nature center was built in 2002. This latest donation will help fund the rebuilding of the original center, which was destroyed by a lightning fire in 2016, & will now be reopened to the public in 2019. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 9, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, donated $25,000 to South Carolina’s Huntington Beach State Park to help fund the rebuilding of its popular educational nature center, which hosted more than 4,000 local students a year before it was destroyed by a lightning fire in 2016. AVX also supported the original nature center, donating $25,000 for

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