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Ultracap Keeps An Ultra-Low Profile

April 20, 2010
Under a license agreement with Maxwell Technologies, the company now offers a Type PC5 ultracapacitor with a unique construction that enables a low profile of 5.1 mm maximum.

Under a license agreement with Maxwell Technologies, the company now offers a Type PC5 ultracapacitor with a unique construction that enables a low profile of 5.1 mm maximum. The component is capable of accepting charges at the identical rate of discharge and features accessible terminals and an electrostatic storage capability to facilitate over 500,000 duty cycles and a 10-year lifespan. Other features include a working voltage of 2.5 Vdc, capacitance of 4F, a temperature range from -40°C to +70°C, and a capacitance tolerance of ±20%.  Pricing is $8 each/100. TECATE INDUSTRIES, San Diego, CA. (619) 398-9750.

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