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Small and Powerful Tantalum Chip Capacitor Offers High Volumetric Efficiency

Originally Published MPMN March 2005


Small and Powerful Tantalum Chip Capacitor Offers High Volumetric Efficiency

Device eliminates welded lead frame, increasing space available for the active element

A tantalum chip capacitor delivers up to 10 µF in an 0402 case size, with good leakage characteristics. The TACMicrochip series developed by AVX Corp. (Myrtle Beach, SC) is suitable for applications that require ultraminiature devices with high capacitance values and low current leakage for battery-powered devices such as cardiac pacemakers...


Slim Nozzles Allow Small Cavity Spacing

Units can process many standard materials

Slim nozzles are available for direct gating of parts in multicavity molds. The units, developed by Ewikon Hotrunner Systems (East Dundee, IL), are designed for processing materials such as polypropylene, polyethylene, ABS, and polystyrene...


Tubing Offers Thermal Conductivity Times Three

A materials enhancement process enables a resin to triple the amount of heat transferred between
two liquids

A supplier of fluoropolymer engineering and extrusion services has developed a new process to increase thermal conductivity in tubing. The process entails blending fluoropolymer resin with inert inorganic filler to enhance the ability of the natural resin to transfer heat between two liquids...


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