Power Capacitors for Automotive and High Voltage Applications

All capacitors feature two conductive plates and an interior insulating material, known as the dielectric that determines the frequency characteristics of the capacitor. Two terminal electrical components are made from a range of materials including aluminum, ceramic, glass, or tantalum. Each material provides unique characteristics that determine how the power capacitor performs in its intended application.

Capacitors have a positive and negative pole; the positive pole connects to your power supply and the negative pole is used to ground your component. Due to their ability to quickly charge and discharge, extreme caution should always be used when installing, charging, or removing your premium electrical capacitor.

Aluminum Capacitors

An AC capacitors anode electrode is made of pure aluminum foil that features an etched surface. The aluminum forms a very thin insulating layer of aluminum oxide by anodization that acts as the dielectric of the capacitor. Some of the features of our AC power capacitors include:

  • Computer grade quality
  • Multilayer ceramic chip
  • Snap-in style
  • Conductive polymer grade aluminum
  • Surface mount

Film & Capacitors

Film capacitors are premium electrical capacitors that contain an insulating plastic film, which is the dielectric. They are sometimes combined with paper to transfer electrodes. Our film capacitor features include:

  • Axial leaded
  • Radial leaded
  • Polyester, polypropylene, polyphenylene, and polycarbonate film options
  • IGBT snubbers

Ceramic Capacitors

A ceramic capacitor is a fixed-value capacitor, where the ceramic material acts as the dielectric. It is constructed of two or more alternating layers of ceramic, and a metal layer that acts as the electrodes. PUI’s ceramic capacitor features include:

  • Surface mount
  • Various size options
  • Extreme reliability
  • Anti-sulfur design
  • Broad voltage ranges

Tantalum Capacitors

A tantalum premium electrical capacitor uses a small pellet of tantalum metal that acts as an anode, which is covered by an insulating oxide layer that forms the dielectric. This portion is then surrounded by conductive material that acts as the cathode. PUI’s tantalum capacitors in a full range of sizes and voltages.

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