SOURCE: Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

December 19, 2013 11:00 ET

Vishay Intertechnology Extends 159 PUL-SI Snap-In Power Aluminum Capacitors With Rated Voltage to 500 V at +105 Deg. C

Devices Offer High Ripple Current to 2.80 A Over Full Lifetime for Solar Inverter and Industrial Motor Control Applications

MALVERN, PA--(Marketwired - Dec 19, 2013) - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has extended its 159 PUL-SI series of snap-in power aluminum capacitors to a high rated voltage of 500 V at +105 °C. Designed for solar PV inverters, industrial motor controls, and power supplies, the enhanced devices feature a long useful life, high ripple current to 2.80 A and +105 °C, and max. ESR down to 150 milliohms at 100 Hz.

Featuring a cylindrical aluminum case with a pressure relief valve, insulated with a blue sleeve, the new Vishay BCcomponents snap-in capacitors released today are available in a variety of case sizes ranging from 22 x 25 mm to 35 x 60 mm. At 500 V, the devices feature a maximum operating temperature to +105 °C and useful life of over 3,000 hours.

As polarized aluminum electrolytic capacitors with a non-solid electrolyte, the 159 PUL-SI series devices are ideally suited for smoothing, filtering, and energy storage in pulsed power applications. The capacitors are also available in a keyed polarity snap-in version.

Samples and production quantities of the 159 PUL-SI series capacitors are available now, with lead times of 10 to 12 weeks.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay's product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.

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Deutsche Übersetzung / German translation: www.redpinesgroup.com/Vishay/131219GM.htm

Link to datasheet:
http://www.vishay.com/doc?28341 (159 PUL-SI)

Link to product photo:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vishay/11359394134/sizes/l/in/photostream/