Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 02, 2016

CapXon's LE Series of Electrolytic Capacitors Provide Ultra-Long Life

CapXon introduces the LE series of electrolytic capacitors providing high reliability and ultra-long life in LED lighting applications. Available in the UK from Components Bureau, the products operate over an extended temperature range of -40 to +105˚C making them suitable for LED drivers powering outdoor lighting applications. This series offers a longer life alternative to the FL series used in electronic lighting ballasts and energy saving luminaires.

At 105˚C ambient temperatures, the capacitors have lifetimes of 12,000 hours for 6.3 x 11mm, 8 x 9mm and 10 x 9mm case sizes, 15,000 hours for 8 x 11.5mm and 10 x 12.5mm and 20,000 hours for case sizes 10 x 16mm or larger.  The radial mount series is available in industry standard capacitance values ranging from 1 to 68µF, with rated voltages of 160V, 200V, 250V, 400V and 450Vdc.  Ripple current ratings of up to 1,300mA (rms at 105˚C at 100kHz) are available, and maximum low temperature impedance ratios range from 8 to 12 depending upon the capacitor voltage rating.

For more information about the LE series of ultra-long life electrolytic capacitors, please call Components Bureau directly on +44 (0) 1480 412233 or visit the website: www.componentsbureau.com

About CapXon Group:

CapXon is one of Asia's leading vertically integrated aluminium electrolytic capacitor makers, who offer an extensive range of surface mount and through-hole electrolytic capacitors all of which are RoHS compliant. The company was founded in 1980 in Taiwan, and has gone on to expand over recent years, investing in their own anode foil production facility in the Hubei region of China and main capacitor production facility in Shenzhen. The CapXon website is: www.capxongroup.com

About Components Bureau:

Components Bureau is one of the UK’s leading electronic component distributors specialising in the supply of passive components, LEDs and EMC products for a number of markets including data comms, telecoms, consumer electronics, industrial and lighting. Established in 1985, the company is accredited to BS EN ISO9001:2008, and can offer a range of services including KanBan and JIT. An innovator in the field of outsourced manufacturing, the company has partners in Asia to provide support at every point in the manufacturing process from tooling to delivery.
Developed specifically to fulfil engineers’ need for a fully flexible, bespoke design, the company’s Precision range includes common and laminated transformers, wound ferrites and SMD inductors. Samples from initial specification are available within 14 days, with flexible volumes and lead times from 3 weeks ex-factory.
For more details, please visit: www.precision-range.com 

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