Single- and Three-Phase PFC Capacitors for High Reliability Applications
Aerovox manufactures both single and three-phase power factor correction capacitors up to 4,800 Vac.
These capacitors are designed for high reliability applications, and have a life rating of over 200,000 hours. Aerovox capacitors are all manufactured to withstand harmonic currents, w... (read more)
Aerovox Represents a Range of Euro-Style Power Factor Correction (PFC) Capacitors
Targets Round Three Phase Applications
Aerovox Corp. has extended its range of AeroPower PFC capacitors to include round 3-phase designs with mounting studs. The company's new Euro-style capacitors feature a vacuum-impregnate... (read more)
Film Capacitors for High Intensity Discharge (HID) and Sign Ballast Lighting
Aerovox produces both oil-filled and dry capacitors for the HID and sign ballast lighting markets.Constructed with film designed to withstand the rigors of the application, these units are built to operate up to 105ºC.
HID lighting capacitors are built with a ±3% tolerance on cap... (read more)
Aerovox Corp. has published a Savings and Application Guide for Power Factor Correction and Harmonic Solutions. The comprehensive application note covers power factor analysis, benefits in use, and guidance for calculating, specifying and applying power factor correction capacitors. (read more)
Aerovox’s deep technical capabilities and flexible manufacturing processes enable us to meet the unique requirements of demanding pulse, flash lamp, laser and other custom applications. We have a long history in the pulse power area where different capacitor technologies are needed to satisfy the particularly stringent requirements of pulsing applications. (read more)
Aerovox Corp. is encouraging use of dual-level (bi-level) HID lighting in parking and other exterior applications as well as indoor warehousing to enhance performance and reduce energy consumption. HID lighting systems are a significant portion of the lighting load in the commercial and industrial sectors. (read more)
Aerovox defibrillator capacitors are designed specifically to meet the reliability demands of a Class III medical device. These capacitors are housed in round or oval metal, oil-filled cases; or in a dry, epoxy-filled plastic housing version. Plastic cases offer excellent design flexibility, and can be customized to specific requirements. (read more)
Aerovox Microwave capacitors are used in voltage doubler circuits in high voltage microwave oven transformers.
The robust Aerovox design makes these units ideal for withstanding an AC voltage equal to two times the peak voltage of the transformer output voltage in industrial or commercial microwave applications. (read more)
With its wide range of configurations and types, axial leaded film capacitors are suitable for many different applications. They are available round or flat, and in AC and DC voltage ratings. Aerovox offers wrap and fill capacitors in custom packages as well. (read more)
Film Capacitors for IGBT Power Electronics Applications
Aerovox snubber film capacitors are designed for the high peak current operation required for protection against transient voltages. Such voltages are caused by the high dI/dT generated in switching power electronics applications.
Aerovox IGBT Snubber capacitors are offered in standard voltages of 630 VD (read more)
High Voltage AC & DC Film Capacitorsfor Power Electronics Applications
Aerovox high voltage capacitors are constructed with metalized polypropylene film and are available in round or oval, steel or aluminum cases with a variety of terminal options.
The higher voltage ratings and rugged construction make these capacitors suitable for applications beyond the capabi... (read more)
AC Film Capacitors for Motor Run, UPS and General Purpose Applications
Aerovox's line of SuperMet™-brand motor run and general purpose capacitors are constructed with metalized polypropylene film technology using the latest design techniques.
All SuperMet capacitors are built to UL 810 standards, and contain a proprietary pressure sensitive interrupter system.... (read more)
The new IGBT snubber capacitor modules for power electronics can be mounted directly onto the IGBT or mounted as a board level product for protection against transient voltages caused by the high di/dt that occurs at gate turn off. Ratings to 3,000 VDC. (read more)
Type RBPS IGBT snubber capacitor modules for power electronics can be mounted directly onto the IGBT or mounted as a board level product for protection against transient voltages caused by the high di/dt that occurs at gate turn off. Up to 125 deg C operation suitable for EV applications. (read more)
This series is a wide range of capacitors types that are suitable for many different applications. They are available in round and flat configurations and in AC and DC voltage ratings. Aerovox offers wrap and fill capacitors in segmented film (protected) and custom packages as well. (read more)
Aerovox's line of SuperMet capacitors utilize state of the art metallized polypropylene film technology. This latest design material has combined leading edge design techniques with over forty years of capacitor experience. All SuperMet capacitors incorporate a UL Recognized pressure sensitive interrupter to remove the capacitor from the circuit at end of life. (read more)
These capacitors are used in voltage doubler circuits in high voltage microwave oven transformers. The robust design makes them ideal for withstanding an AC voltage equal to two times the peak voltage of the transformer output voltage in industrial microwave applications. Suitable for commercial and industrial applications. (read more)
Film Capacitors for Power Electronics Applications
The Type H is a very versatile metallized polypropylene capacitor that is available in a round or oval, steel or aluminum case with many terminal options to fit the application. The higher voltage ratings makes it ideal for lighting, motor run, switching power supply and converter applications. (read more)
Aerovox high energy capacitors are often used in a "Cable Thumper". Cable installations are tested using one of these systems to drive large amounts of energy through the installation. Aerovox high energy discharge capacitors are at the heart of many of these systems. Providing lots of Joules in a small package, the ground "thumps" when a fault is discovered. (read more)
Dual HID Lighting capacitors are available in round or oval metal can and dry designs. These capacitors contain 3 terminals - Common, Cap Value 1, Cap Value 2. These units are used together with a ballast for high and low level dimming control, and are a popular solution to the CA Title 20 energy efficiency regulations. (read more)
Aerovox for HID Lighting Applications utilize two basic types of construction; oil-filled metal cases and dry units (epoxy filled plastic cases). These capacitor designs, materials, and construction are all documented per ISO 9001:2008 and closely controlled. Available in series design for higher voltages and dual ratings for Title 20 bi-level ballast control. (read more)