COTS-Plus – TCS Conductive Polymer


TCS Series

Features & Benefits
  • Robust design for long operation lifetime
  • Volumetric efficiency
  • Statistical screening with Accelerated Ageing
  • Surge testing level option
  • Improved basic reliability 0.5%/1000 hours
  • Humidity 85°C/85%RH, Vr, 500 hours
  • -55 to +125°C operation temperature
  • Shock and Vibration by MIL-STD-202
  • DCL 0.1 CV
  • Low ESR
  • 3x reflow 260°C compatible
  • High frequency capacitance retention
  • Benign failure mode under recommended use conditions
Typical Applications
  • Long life time DC/DC converter applications in telecommunications
  • Industrial
  • Avionics

TCS is a COTS Plus upscreened version of TCM conductive polymer multianode series designed for use in demanding industrial applications requiring extremely low ESR with stable, high frequency CAP retention and longer life performance. It can find it’s used also in automotive applications. All parts are subjected to AVX’s maverick part control with statistical screening and process control enhancements. The series exhibits improved basic reliability with robust J-lead design for long operation lifetime. Rated for operation up to 125°C. Additional surge screening and SnPb plating optional upon request.

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TCS Series
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Please click here for an outside link to the article “Increased Voltage Capability of Tantalum Polymer Capacitors Opens Up New Applications” on ECN.

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