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What is covered in a Capacitor Technical Seminar?

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For over 30 years KEMET has been teaching engineers about capacitors in the KEMET Institute of Technology (KIT).

With over 100 locations planned this year, there is a seminar that will be held near you.

See some of the topics covered in this deeply technical seminar.

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What is covered in a Capacitor Technical Seminar?

  1. 1. http://www.kemet.com/kit Preview of Capacitor Technical Seminar Learn how to use passive components In your application
  2. 2. http://www.kemet.com/kit Learn how Capacitors are made
  3. 3. http://www.kemet.com/kit MLCC Construction
  4. 4. http://www.kemet.com/kit Electrolyte Anode Plate Aluminum Electrolytic C1 C2 C2 must remain » C1 Cathode Plate d AK C 0 
  5. 5. http://www.kemet.com/kit Understand How Their Characteristics Change
  6. 6. http://www.kemet.com/kit Ceramic Characteristics Voltage, Temperature, and Aging Capacitance Change vs. DC Bias -30% -25% -20% -15% -10% -5% 0% 5% 0 10 20 30 40 50 Applied DC Bias (VDC) CapacitanceChange -14 -12 -10 -8 -6 -4 -2 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 1 10 100 1,000 10,000 100,000 Time Post Heat PercentageNominal
  7. 7. http://www.kemet.com/kit Know how to avoid the common failure modes
  8. 8. http://www.kemet.com/kit KO-CAP: Improved Technology MnO2 Polymer Current through fault generates enough heat and O2 for ignition. Conductive polymer does not have enough heat for ignition. Tantalum Crack Nickel Ta Polymer Polymer oxidized Ta2O5 Crack Nickel Ta MnO2 Mn2O3 Ta2O5 Ta Ta2O5
  9. 9. http://www.kemet.com/kit Where is KIT? 100 Locations Around The World
  10. 10. http://www.kemet.com/kit There is a KIT near you Simpsonville 100 Locations 15 Countries 1000+ Engineers
  11. 11. http://www.kemet.com/kit Learn More At www.kemet.com/kit

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