plastic film capacitor

plastic film capacitor

[′plas·tik ¦film kə′pas·əd·ər]
(electricity)
A capacitor constructed by stacking, or forming into a roll, alternate layers of foil and a dielectric which consists of a plastic, such as polystyrene or Mylar, either alone or as a laminate with paper.
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The feedthrough capacitors contain proprietary self-healing, metallised plastic film capacitor material, and use a solderless capacitor assembly technique to avoid heat damage.
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Plastic film capacitors hardly get warm due to the ripple current, rarely change their characteristics over time, and can be made to handle power line voltages up to 20 kV For power line voltages up to 1.
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The company manufactures plastic film capacitors, which are used in industries such as lighting, electronics, and telecommunications.
It excels with aluminum electrolytic, mica, motor run and AC and DC plastic film capacitors.
Designed for high-frequency applications, CFCAP MLCCs are said to provide a small, low-cost and reliable alternative to SMD plastic film capacitors.
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